09 mars 2019

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

Lot 1614. A large sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 22 in. (55.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The horse is shown standing on a slab base with ears pricked and head turned slightly to the left, and is covered with a pale cream glaze, the mane and tail with amber glaze. The harness is hung with green-glazed tassels, and the saddle cloth is washed with vermilion pigment.  Provenance: Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, 8... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2019

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

Lot 656. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 19 3/4  in., 50.3 cm. Estimate 35,000 — 45,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well modeled standing four square on a rectangular base, the head turned slightly leftward with crisply defined features, including large eyes, flared nostrils, and pricked ears, the body covered in deep amber glaze with the green harness and trappings accented with molded ornaments, the unglazed saddle draped with a... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2019

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

Lot 655. A sancai-glazed figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well modeled standing four square on a rectangular base, the head turned slightly leftward detailed with large eyes, flared nostrils, and pricked ears, the body covered in a rich amber glaze, the saddle unglazed with traces of red and green pigments. Provenance: C.T. Loo, New York, 1940s-50s.Collection of Marjorie (1917-2014) and... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2019

Pair of painted pottery horses, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 652. Pair of painted pottery horses, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 18 1/2  in., 47 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each horse rearing back on its hind legs and animatedly raising one of its forelegs, the face tilted with the eyes wide, the nostrils flaring, and the mouth agape conveying a sense of immediacy, the neck elegantly arched and the mane falling to one side, the body with painted harness, reigns, saddle and saddlecloth, fitted wood base (2). ... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2019

A painted straw-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Early Tang dynasty, 7th century

Lot 231. A painted straw-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Early Tang dynasty, 7th century; 14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008   Modeled standing foursquare on a rectangular base with mouth open and ears pricked either side of the hogged mane, the body and long tail covered with a yellowish glaze painted in black with trappings, the unglazed saddle and blanket painted in red and black pigments.  ... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2018

A pair of painted pottery horses, Tang dynasty

Lot 201. A pair of painted pottery horses, Tang dynasty. Height 13 3/4  in., 34.9 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 81,250 USD. © Sotheby's. each horse rearing onto the bent back legs while vigorously raising one front leg and planting the other firmly on the base, the suspended hoof poised at a deliberate angle in preparation to plunge forward, the drama heightened by the arched neck, wide eyes, flared nostrils, and exposed teeth behind upcurled lips, the saddle blanket and tassels of the... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2018

A pair of large amber and cream-glazed pottery figures of horses, Tang dynasty (618-907) 

Lot 268. A pair of large amber and cream-glazed pottery figures of horses, Tang dynasty (618-907); 22 in. (56 cm.) high. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 100,000. Price realised USD 90,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 Each horse modelled standing foursquare on a rectangular base, the grooved neck arched, the head pulled in slightly and ears alertly pricked in opposite directions, the two attractively glazed in contrasting colors, one with an overall cream glaze with amber splashes on the face and... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2018

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

Lot 284. A sancai-glazed pottery horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 49.5 cm, 19 1/2  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 13,750 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. standing foursquare on a rectangular base with the head raised and held slightly to the left, the body with streaky ochre and cream glazes, the breast, crupper and halter straps in ochre hung with green foliate-shaped plaques, the saddle, saddle blanket, hooves and base unglazed, wood stand. Quantity: 2. Provenance: Asahi Art Co.,... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2018

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

Lot 35. A massive green-glazed pottery horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); 52 in. (132 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 100,000 (USD 83,700 - USD 139,500). Price realised GBP 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The equine is of impressive proportions, and is modelled standing foursquare with its tail lifted in an elegant curve. The well-built body is supported on sturdy legs and the thick neck curves to support a well-defined head with bulging eyes, flared nostrils, ears pricked up, and... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2018

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

Lot 702. A large sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 19 ¼ in. (49 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The horse is shown standing foursquare on a rectangular base with mouth open and ears pricked, and is covered with a green-streaked cream glaze. The saddle cloth and saddle blanket are covered with green glaze subtly streaked in amber and the back hooves are also glazed green.   Provenance: Eskenazi Ltd., London, 1977. ... [Lire la suite]