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]

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]
31 juillet 2017

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

Lot 1106. A large green-glazed red pottery jar, hu, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220), 17 3/8 in. (44 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 2,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  Of pear shape, the shoulder molded with a hunting scene incorporating various fleeing animals, including a dragon, deer, tiger and several hunters, between bow-string borders and interrupted by a pair of applied, molded mask and ring handles, covered allover with a dark green glaze now iridesced... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2016

An unusual green-glazed red pottery model of an yi and ladle, Eastern Han dynasty (AD 25-220)

Lot 1302. An unusual green-glazed red pottery model of an yi and ladle, Eastern Han dynasty (AD 25-220). Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The bowl has deep sides that are somewhat pinched into an oblong shape and a short arched handle that projects from the rim on one side. The ladle, which is fused by glaze to the interior, has a similar, but longer curved handle, and the bowl and ladle are covered overall with a green glaze that has degraded extensively to a silvery... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2016

A green-glazed red pottery tripod vessel and cover, lian, Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 8)

A green-glazed red pottery tripod vessel and cover, lian, Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 8). © Christie's Image 2003 The vessel raised on three kneeling bear supports and molded around the sides with archers on horseback, immortals (xian), and various animals including monkeys, tigers, deer and boars, as well as a pair of mask and ring handles, the cover molded in high relief with concentric mountains interspersed with further animals and a large kneeling immortal, the green glaze extensively degraded to a silvery iridescence... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2015

A large green-glazed red pottery pedestal bowl and cover, China, Liao dynasty or later

Lot 789. A large green-glazed red pottery pedestal bowl and cover, China, Liao dynasty or later; 13 ¼ in. (33.7 cm.) high. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Price Realized $5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The deep bowl applied around the sides with upright petals separated by tassels, the similar decoration on the domed cover inverted below the large finial, both covered on the exterior with a bright green glaze over a white slip, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong... [Lire la suite]