14 janvier 2019

A rare large carved and painted wood figure of a horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 1297. A rare large carved and painted wood figure of a horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 34 in. (86.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 98,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Portrayed in mid-stride, the body carved from a single log with separately attached legs, tail, neck and head, all connected with wood dowels, the narrow head carved with sensitive eyes, pricked ears and open mouth, accented with red and black pigments, the legs with black-highlighted... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2019

A large painted grey pottery figure of a horse, Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 9) 

Lot 1305. A large painted grey pottery figure of a horse, Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 9); 23 in. (58.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Shown standing foursquare with head facing forward, the head modeled with flat cheeks, prominent brows and slightly open mouth, the ears alertly pricked, with separate socketed tail, covered overall with brick-red pigment. Provenance: In the United States prior to 1987.Greenwald Collection... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2019

A large Japanese Haniwa figure of a horse, late Kofun period, circa 6th century

Lot 454. A large Japanese Haniwa figure of a horse, late Kofun period, circa 6th century; height 29 3/4 in. 75.5 cm. Estimate $40,000 - $60,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. of low-fired red clay, standing four-square on long columnar legs, the face directed forward and equipped in cheek guards and a bridle affixed by the upright ears, the reigns draped across the thick neck fringed by a cropped mane, a saddle with a sharply defined upright horn and cantle and secured by a breast collar patterned with zigzags, the cropped... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2019

A small Chinese silver figure of a horse, 17th-18th century or earlier

Lot 1221. A small Chinese silver figure of a horse, 17th-18th century or earlier; 4¼ in. (10.9 cm.) long. Estimate $6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realised $9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Partially hollow cast standing foursquare with head facing forward and ears pricked, with hair markings scored on the long tail and on the segmented mane that falls on either side of the neck, with a small opening in the belly, some malachite encrustation. Provenance: Frank Caro, New York, prior to 1977.  ... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

A large green-glazed red pottery figure of a horse, Eastern Han dynasty (AD 25-220)

Lot 249. A large green-glazed red pottery figure of a horse, Eastern Han dynasty (AD 25-220); 33 in. (83.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 24,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The head and neck made separately from the hollow body, the head modelled as if the horse were neighing, with mouth open below the flared upper lip and with ears pricked, the powerful, arched neck set atop the opening in the body which stands on four knife-pared legs, covered with a dark... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2018

A rare large amber-glazed figure of a horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Lot 63. A rare large amber-glazed figure of a horse, Han dynasty  (206 BC-220 AD). Height 112cm., 44in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 11,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2009 powerfully modelled standing four-square, the vigorously sculpted head with large alert eyes, flaring nostrils and pricked ears, covered overall in a rich warm amber glaze save for the hooves, forelock and tail, the muscular back adorned with a large detachable unglazed saddle. Quantity:... [Lire la suite]

23 octobre 2016

A large sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 104. A large sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's well-moulded, standing foursquare with head turned slightly to the left, the head well-articulated with ears pricked, eyes bulging and nostrils flared, the arching neck with cream-glazed mane, a bright green-glazed saddlecloth draped over the high ridged saddle and gathered in pleats to either side, all over a cream and amber-glazed saddle blanket, the body covered... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2016

A Haniwa earthenware figure of a horse, Late Kofun period (6th-7th century)

Lot 4. A Haniwa earthenware figure of a horse, Late Kofun period (6th-7th century). Estimate $15,000 - $20,000. Price Realized $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Of low-fired reddish clay, modeled as a standing horse wearing a bridle and saddle with bells on the back, the mane tied in a knot at the forehead; 33 in. (84 cm.) long The results of the Report on Thermoluminescence Analysis no. 766s89 obtained by the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, Oxford University, are consistent with... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2016

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty

Lot 271, A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. well-molded, standing four square with head turned slightly to the left, the head well-articulated with ears pricked, eyes bulging and nostrils flared, the arching neck grooved to receive a mane, a bright green-glazed saddlecloth draped over the high ridged saddle and gathered in pleats to either side, over a cream-glazed saddle blanket, the body covered with a rich mottled amber glaze... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2016

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

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907). © Christie's Image 2003  Standing with head turned tautly to the left and long straw-glazed mane swept over to one side of the muscular neck, the trappings molded with florets and hung with 'apricot' leaf medallions, and the unglazed saddle cloth set atop a contrasting splash-glazed blanket - 20 5/8in. (52.4cm.) high - Lot 215. Estimate $25,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $28,680  Notes: Compare the similar horse illustrated by... [Lire la suite]