18 août 2019

Back on Tang dynasty ceramics sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 510. An amber and straw-glazed painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 14 in. (35.6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Standing foursquare with head turned slightly to the left, the pricked ears, mane and tip of the tail covered in an amber glaze running down the crisply modeled face and muscular neck, the body covered in a transparent straw glaze, the saddle with orange pigment and the saddle blanket left... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2017

An incised sancai pillow and an amber-glazed marbled pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 87. An incised sancai pillow and an amber-glazed marbled pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate HKD 70,000 - HKD 90,000 (USD 9,057 - USD 11,645). Price realised HKD 118,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The sancai pillow is incised to the top with a stylised floral scroll bearing two blossoms, picked out in green, amber and cream glazes, the four sides resist-decorated in cream against a rich amber ground, one of which is pierced, the base mostly unglazed revealing the pale buff body. The... [Lire la suite]