09 mars 2019

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of an equestrienne, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1616. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of an equestrienne, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 16 ½ in. (41.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The horse is shown standing on a slab base with ears pricked and head turned slightly to the left, and is covered with a pale cream glaze, the mane and tail with amber glaze. The harness is hung with green-glazed tassels, and the saddle cloth is washed with vermilion pigment, wood stand.  Provenance: Cincinnati Museum... [Lire la suite]

31 juillet 2017

A rare straw-glazed figure of an equestrienne, Tang dynasty (618-907) 

Lot 1109. A rare straw-glazed figure of an equestrienne, Tang dynasty (618-907), 14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  The horse standing foursquare on a rectangular base, the female rider with left hand positioned to hold reins, wearing a wide-brimmed hat, a black scarf, a jacket with low-cut bodice over a long-sleeved blouse, and a long skirt under which she also wears pants, her hair worn in a long plait in... [Lire la suite]