26 janvier 2021

A straw and chestnut glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 541. A straw and chestnut glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 19in (48.3cm) long, 18in (45.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 9,000 - US$ 12,000. Sold for US$ 7,650 (€ 6,295). Courtesy Bonhams. Posed at rest with its four legs attached to a rectangular plinth and its head with an opened jaw turned slightly to the left, the notch on its neck filled with a replacement trimmed mane and a replacement docked tail attached to a hole at the back, the pale straw colored glaze applied to the... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2021

A large painted pottery figure of a horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 52. A large painted pottery figure of a horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 211⁄2 in. (54.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The horse is shown standing foursquare with its head raised. The tail is modeled separately.Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 5 January 1988. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection. 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020
22 décembre 2019

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

Lot 24. A Chinese sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 19 7/8 in. (50.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Moulded standing foursquare on a rectangular base and covered in a rich amber glaze, its head turned to one side and its mouth slightly open. Provenance: Given to the current owner circa 1990. The result of Oxford Authentication Thermoluminescence Test number C119p35  is consistent with the dating of this lot.... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2019

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

  Lot 23. A Chinese sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 21 ½ in. (54.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 7,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Moulded standing four-square on a rectangular-base plate and covered in amber glaze, the head slightly turned to one side with its mouth open, with a matched unglazed pottery sattle. Provenance: Acquired from Marchant & Son, London, late 1970s/early 1980s. The result of Oxford Authentication... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2019

A Painted Grey Pottery Figure of a Horse, Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Lot 234. A Painted Grey Pottery Figure of a Horse, Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); 22½in. (57.2cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 8,812. © Christie's Image Limited Shown standing foursquare with the well-modeled head facing forward and ears pricked alertly, with a separate docked tail inserted into a hole in the rump, the body painted brick red and the bridle and trappings in white and red pigment. Property from the Schloss Collection.  Literature: The... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2019

A large painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 4. A large painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 20 in. (50.8 cm.) high. Estimate 15,000 - GBP 25,000. Price realised GBP 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 The horse is naturalistically modelled with the right leg raised, the mouth open and the head turned slightly to the left. The saddle has a tasselled saddle cloth, decorated in shades of red and green with swirling patterns. Provenance: Private European Collection, The Netherlands, prior to 17 July 1996. Note: The result... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2019

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

Lot 3. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 20 1/8. in. (51.4 cm.) high. Estimate 10,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 The horse is powerfully modelled standing foursquare on a short rectangular plinth, with head turned slightly to the left. The body is covered in a rich amber glaze, the unglazed saddle is set on top of a similarly unglazed blanket, and the straps are moulded with foliate appliqués highlighted in green..  ... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2019

An amber-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 82. An amber-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-906). Height 21 3/8  in., 55.4 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 22,500 USD. © Sotheby's standing foursquare, the animal's head sensitively modeled, slightly lowered and turning to the left, a runnel for the mane running down the neck and atop its back an unglazed saddle and saddle-cloth, the figure generously covered in a rich amber glaze that runs down the body and pools at the hooves and along the... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2019

A 'sancai'-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 81. A 'sancai'-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-906). Height 24 3/8  in., 62 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 50,000 USD. © Sotheby's standing foursquare on a rectangular plinth, the well-modeled horse with its head turned slightly leftwards, bearing a docile expression, covered overall in a cream-colored glaze with vivid green splashes along the body and hooves. Provenance: Eskenazi Ltd, London, 4th January 1972. ... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2019

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

Lot 720. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 22 in. (55.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 149,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The horse is shown standing foursquare on a rectangular base with its head gently turned to the right and ears pricked forward. The saddle and halter are glazed in green and the body is covered with a rich amber glaze which runs down the legs, darkening to a deep brown. The mane and forelock are highlighted in a straw glaze, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]