04 décembre 2019

A painted pottery figure of a camel, early Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 319. A painted pottery figure of a camel, early Tang dynasty (618-906); h. 21 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate HKD 10,000 — 15,000. Lot Sold 27,500  HKD (3,513 USD). © Sotheby's. standing four square atop a rectangular base, with traces of pigment on the saddle. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019  

29 août 2019

An exceptional and rare beige and brown jade camel, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 205. An exceptional and rare beige and brown jade camel, Tang dynasty (618-907). Width 2 3/8  in., 6 cm. Estimate USD 200,000 — 300,000. Lot sold 620,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. naturalistically carved, the coiled recumbent animal depicted with the long neck elegantly curved to rest its head gently on its fore hump, its face well defined with a lipped mouth, flared nostrils and rounded eyes, its pointed ears swept... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2019

Tang dynasty Ceramics at Bonhams New York, 9 September 2019

Lot 854. A sancai glazed pottery figure of a camel, Tang dynasty (618-907); 15in (38.1cm) high. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 7,200 - 11,000). Courtesy Bonhams. Finely modelled standing on a rectangular plinth, depicted with braying head, two humps and saddle, covered all over in a straw color glaze attractively accented with amber and camellia-leaf green.  The dating of this lot is consistent with the results of an Oxford Authentication Thermoluminescence test, sample C202b32, dated 28 January... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

Ming dynasty Jade from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift at Sotheby's NY, 10/09/2019

  Lot 23. A celadon and russet jade carving of a camel, Tang - Ming dynasty. Length 2 1/4  in., 5.5 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. recumbent with the legs tucked close to the body, the pronounced ribs showing between the bent legs, two small humps rising along the spine, the neck resting against the shoulders and the head slightly bowed with the eyes open, the lips sealed and the ears relaxed, the fur finely incised at the forehead and hump, the... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2019

A painted gray pottery camel, Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 78. A painted gray pottery camel, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 18 in., 45.7 cm; Length 15 1/2  in., 39.4 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. © Sotheby's shown standing forward, its neck arched and head raised up, eyes wide open, with manes and tufts of hair combed, with bedding and bags of provisions tied and slung between the two humps; together with a painted pottery horse head and a head of a young attendant, Han dynasty (5). ... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2019

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a camel, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 654. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a camel, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 20 7/8  in., 53 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well modeled standing four square atop a rectangular base, the spirited animal with its neck reared back, the raised head detailed with large rounded eyes and flared nostrils, the body liberally splashed in amber and green glaze tearing over the creamy-white ground. Provenance: C.T. Loo, New York, 1940s-50s.Collection of Marjorie (1917-2014) and... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2019

Extraordinary collection of Chinese tomb sculpture opens at the Bruce Museum

GREENWICH, CONN.- A new exhibition opened at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, that showcases the extraordinary collection of Chinese tomb sculpture in the Fred and Jane Brooks Collection of the Bruce Museum. Featuring dozens of rare and delicate terra cotta figurines, painted and glazed ceramics, and other antiquities, Buried Treasures of the Silk Road is on view in the Museum’s Arcade Gallery through June 2, 2019. During the period of peace and prosperity of the Han Dynasty (206BCE – 220CE), considered the... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2018

Tang dynasty's ceramics from a private English collection at Christie's London, 15 May 2018

Tang dynasty's ceramics from a private English collection at Christie's London, 15 May 2018 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Lot 31. A sancai-glazed blue-splashed pottery jar, Tang dynasty (618-907); 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,975 - USD 11,160). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The jar is decorated to the exterior with a thin cream-coloured glaze splashed with blue and green streaks starting from the rim and falling down towards the foot to expose the... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2017

Ancient Tomb of Chinese General and Princess Filled with Figurines

An inscription found in the tomb says that Zhao Xin and his wife Princess Née Liu were buried together in the tomb on Mar. 18, 564 A.D. The couple are seen here, still together after 1,500 years. Credit: Photo courtesy Chinese Cultural Relics The tomb of a general and his princess wife buried on March 18, in the year 564, has been discovered in China. The ancient tomb, which contained the couple's skeletons, was also filled with figurines, said the archaeologists who described the findings recently in the journal Chinese... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2017

Camel, China, early 8th century, Tang dynasty

Camel, China, early 8th century, Tang dynasty. Earthenware with tri-color glaze, height: 24.25 in, 61.59 cm; width: 17.25 in, 43.81 cm. Museum purchase with funds from Collectors' Choice 1982, 1983.243 © Denver Art Museum Symbolic of the great desert caravans along the Silk Road, glazed earthenware camels were often placed in the tombs of wealthy Chinese merchants.
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