01 octobre 2022

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

Lot 716. A green-glazed pottery figure of a Bactrian camel, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 16¼ in., 41.3 cm. Lot sold: 4,788 USD (Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 The Collection of Jay I. Kislak: Sold to Benefit the Kislak Family Foundation. Provenance: The C.C. Wang Family Collection.Sotheby's London, 15th December 1981, lot 102.Sotheby's New York, 27th November 1997, lot 37.Sotheby's New York, 19th September 2002, lot 37. Literature: Annette L. Juliano, Bronze, Clay... [Lire la suite]

19 avril 2022

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

Lot 666. A green-glazed pottery figure of a dog, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); Height 12⅞ in., 32.6 cm. Lot sold: 8,190 USD (Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 The dating of this lot is consistent with the results of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. C122c99. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 4th December 1984, lot 142. Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022
19 avril 2022

A green-glazed pottery ladle, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Lot 544. A green-glazed pottery ladle, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); Width 5⅝ in., 14.3 cm. Lot sold: 1,890 USD (Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum. The dating of this lot is consistent with the results of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. C122c94. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Scott W. Cole. Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 1966 (acc. no.... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2021

A green-glazed pottery 'double-gourd' ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

  Lot 20. A green-glazed pottery 'double-gourd' ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Height 10 in., 25.5 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,930 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 recumbent with the legs tucked beneath, the voluminous body incised with wings and the outlines of the shoulders and hips, the head lifted with large round eyes and mouth closed in a subtle smile above a pointed goatee, the crown of the head with a central aperture flanked by a pair of ridged horns curling to... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2021

A green-glazed pottery jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

  Lot 5090. A green-glazed pottery jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); h. 29.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 25,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021  
17 juin 2021

A pair of green-glazed pottery flasks, Liao dynasty (907-1125);

Lot 3125. A pair of green-glazed pottery flasks, Liao dynasty (907-1125). The larger: 9 ¾ in. (25 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price Realised HKD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Christie's. Pavilion Online – Chinese Art, 27 May-11 June 2021
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09 juin 2021

Two green-glazed pottery tripod incense burner, lian, Western Han Dynasty

Lot 456. Two green-glazed pottery tripod incense burner, lian, Western Han Dynasty. Sold for £ 1,020 (€ 1,188). © Bonhams Each raised on three kneeling bear supports and moulded around the sides with archers on horseback, Immortals and animals, with mask and ring handles, each cover moulded in high relief with concentric mountains interspersed with further animals, the green glaze extensively degraded to a silvery iridescence.The larger 21cm (8 3/8in) high.Note : See related examples illustrated in Treasures from a Swallow Garden:... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2021

Three green-glazed pottery 'farm' models, Han Dynasty

  Lot 445. Three green-glazed pottery 'farm' models, Han Dynasty. Sold for £ 765 (€ 891). © Bonhams Comprising a circular sheep enclosure, 20cm (8in) diam.; a rectangular pigsty with a sow feeding its young, 18cm (7in) wide; and a circular well supporting an an amphora on its edge, 22cm (8 7/8in) high.Published, Illustrated and Exhibited: Roger Keverne Ltd., Summer Exhibition, London, 2002, no.33 (the pigsty).The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no.P106p30 dated 27 June 2006, is consistent with the... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2021

A green-glazed pottery jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 72. A green-glazed pottery jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 171⁄2 in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200. Price Realised USD 1,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The jar has a compressed bulbous body and a galleried mouth, covered overall with a green glaze now degraded with a silvery-green iridescence. Property from the Collection of Frederick A. and Sharon L. Klingenstein.Provenance: Frank Caro Co. Chinese Art, New York, 11 Februrary 1989. Christie's. Art of... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2021

A green-glazed pottery cylindrical 'hill' censer and cover, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 71. A green-glazed pottery cylindrical 'hill' censer and cover, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 91⁄2 in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 1,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The cylindrical censer is raised on three kneeling bear-form supports and molded around the sides with mythical creatures and immortals. The cover is molded in high relief with concentric mountains and further animals. Property from the Collection of Frederick A. and Sharon L.... [Lire la suite]