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]
14 février 2018

A large painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty, 8th century

Lot 1119. A large painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty, 8th century; 17 in. (43 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The figure is powerfully modeled with right leg raised, the mouth open, the head turned slightly to the left, the tail braided, the mane dentilated and the saddle cloth tasseled. .  Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York, before 1992.   Literature: J. C.... [Lire la suite]

09 janvier 2018

An archaic bronze horse, Han dynasty

Lot 49. An archaic bronze horse, Han dynasty; 8.2cm., 3 1/4 in., together with an archaic bronze ‘bird’ belthook, Han dynasty, and an Ordos bronze plaque. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. cast standing with one foreleg extended forward, detailed with geometric patterns, wood stand, Japanese wood box; together with an archaic bronze ‘bird’ belthook, Han dynasty, wood stand and an Ordos bronze plaque, Japanese wood boxes. Quantité: 8 ... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2017

Sotheby's London sales of Chinese art total £6.5 Million

Lot 138. A Magnificent and Extremely Rare Large Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Dish, Late Yuan-Early Ming Dynasty, 44.5cm. Est. £400,000-600,000 / HK$3,860,000-5,790,000. Sold for £1,568,750 / US$2,035,453 / HK$15,876,533. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s May series of Chinese art sales in London concluded today having realised a combined total of £6,537,125 / US$8,481,920 / HK$66,158,976 – a sum in excess of the pre-sale estimate of £3.4-5 million. A selection of ceramics and works of art across the... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

Xu Beihong (1895-1953), Horse, 1942

Lot 2075. Xu Beihong (1895-1953), Horse, 1942. Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed and signed by the artist, dated renwu (1942), dedicated to Fengzi, with two artist's seals reading Xu and Beihong zhi hua. 27 5/8 x 20in (70.3 x 50.6cm). Rstimate USD 80,000 ~ 120,000. Sold for US$ 87,500 (€81,003). Photo: Bonhams. Note: Xu Beihong has dedicated the painting to Lü Fengzi (1886-1959) (呂鳳子), his teacher and fellow artist. In addition to being in... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2016

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

Lot 287. A sancai-glazed pottery horse, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  standing foursquare on a rectangular base with the head raised, ears pricked 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. Quantité: 2 - 49.5 cm, 19 1/2  in.. Provenance: Asahi... [Lire la suite]