02 mars 2019

A green-glazed red pottery figure of a dog, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 1219. A green-glazed red pottery figure of a dog, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 12 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) long. Estimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Shown standing foursquare with the head raised and the mouth open in a warning bark, wearing a cowrie shell-decorated collar and harness, the dark green glaze with extensive, silvery-gold iridescence. Provenance: Donald J. Wineman, New York, 1987.The Irving Collection, no. 785. Christie's. Lacquer, Jade, Bronze, Ink: The... [Lire la suite]

07 février 2018

Department of Asian Art at The Met to co-host reception with Asia Week New York

Figure of a dog, China, Eastern Han dynasty, 25–220 A.D. Earthenware with dark green glaze. Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991 (1991.253.1). Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. NEW YORK, NY.- The Department of Asian Art of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Asia Week New York will co-host the annual reception in the Asian art galleries of The Museum on Monday, March 19 to celebrate Asia Week.  This private by-invitation only reception has become a must attend event on the... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2015

Early Ceramics from the Yangdetang Collection at Christie's

Early Ceramics from the Yangdetang Collection. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015  Lot 70. A green-glazed pottery figure of a dog, Eastern Han dynasty (25-220). Estimate HK$160,000 – HK$200,000 ($20,745 - $25,932). Price realised HKD 200,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The hollow figure is naturalistically modelled as a recumbent dog with its head tilted upwards, the mouth agape exposing the tongue and fangs, covered with a finely crackled green glaze with a silverish iridescent patina. The underside... [Lire la suite]