18 janvier 2016

Horse, Northern Wei dynasty, 400 - 500

Horse, Northern Wei dynasty, 400 - 500, tomb figure, terracotta, h 23.3cm × w 21.0cm × d 18.3cm. AK-MAK-533. On loan from the Vereniging van Vrienden der Aziatische Kunst, 1972. Rijksmusem, Amsterdam. Caparisoned horse; traces of polychrome. In ancient China, oxcarts were vehicles used by wealthy people. Model carts found in tombs formed part of the representation of the deceased’s daily life. The horse is several centuries older and has a small, finely modelled head characteristic of the period. The blanket... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2016

Han Dynasty Horse Highlights Cheshire Fair - UK

Chinese Han Dynasty earthenware model of a horse. Price £3,250 at Cooper Events. A 2000-year-old Chinese earthenware model of a horse from the tomb of a wealthy Chinese ruler will be a major attraction when it goes on sale at The Tatton Park Antiques, Decorative & Art Fair from 8th - 10th January. Dating from between 206BC - 220AD, the horse originates from the Chinese Han Dynasty and is a large example of its type at 62cm high. It belongs to dealer Paul Burnett from Bristol who sells antiquities amongst his... [Lire la suite]
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06 août 2015

6th edition of the International Glass Biennale opens October 15 throughout Alsace-Lorraine Region

Sylvie Lander, Ex Tempore, tondo de verre Ø 250 cm (mur ouest du transept sud : place de la première horloge astronomique en 1352). Courtesy the artist © DR. STRASBOURG.- Initiated by the European Studio Glass Art Association (ESGAA) and its president, Laurent Schmoll, the International Glass Biennale has organized, from October 15 to November 29 2015, its sixth edition: Lux Aeterna. This Biennale has become the major event of the glass medium, the Biennale traces a rich journey of exhibitions and cultural... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2015

An unusual painted and burnished red pottery figure of a horse, China, Warring States Period-Western Han dynasty

An unusual painted and burnished red pottery figure of a horse, China, Warring States Period-Western Han dynasty, circa 3rd-1st century BC. Estimate $.1,000 - $1,500. Price Realized $6,875 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Shown standing foursquare with head raised, the knife-pared body painted black and burnished; 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1990.  Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

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

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907). Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The horse is well modeled standing foursquare on a rectangular base with mouth open. The body is covered with a pale cream glaze, and the mane with amber glaze. The bridle and straps are dappled with green and amber, and applied with molded tassels, while the saddle is unglazed. 19 7/8 in. (50.5 cm.) high Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 4 June 1986, lot 188. Christie's. FINE... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2015

Andrew Kahane, at Asia Week New York 2015

A Chinese Marbled Globular Jar, Northern Song Dynasty, 11th century; 3 3/4 inches (9.3 cm) high x 4 inches (10.2 cm) diameter. Andrew Kahane at Asia Week New York 2015 An Early Chinese Painted Pottery Figure of a Horse. China, Six Dynasties period, Eastern Wei Dynasty (534-550). Height: 11.5 inches (28.8 cm). Andrew Kahane at Asia Week New York 2015 A Dark Brown Glazed Bud-Form Jar. China, Northern Song Dynasty, 11th-12th century, Cizhou ware. Height: 3 7/8 inches (9.5 cm) x... [Lire la suite]


11 mars 2015

Michael C. Hughes LLC, 'Chinese, Indian & Korean Works of Art' at Asia Week New York 2015

A Rare Korean Underglaze-blue Decorated Brush Pot, Choson Dynasty, 18th Century. Height: 4 9/16 inches (11.6 cm). Michael C. Hughes LLC at Asia Week New York 2015 A Mughal jade opium bowl. India, 17th century. Jade. 4 inches (10.2 cm) across handles. Michael C. Hughes LLC at Asia Week New York 2015 A Large Sancai-glazed Buff Pottery Horse. Tang Dynasty, 8th Century. Height: 19 1/2 inches (49.5 cm). Michael C. Hughes LLC at Asia Week New York 2015 A Korean Dark Gray... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

A painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty

A painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. well-modeled, the animal standing foursquare on a rectangular base, the head slightly lowered and turning to the right, the mouth agape, nostrils flared, eyes alert, a long, combed red-painted mane falling thickly to one side of the neck, the saddle covered in a red-painted cloth, knotted and falling in pleats to either side, above a saddle cloth painted with black streaks simulating fur, the tail docked and... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2014

A white jade horse, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A white jade horse, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Photo Sotheby's carved recumbent with its legs tucked underneath its body, the tail curled alongside its rear haunches, its head turned to its left, detailed with rounded eyes, flaring nostrils, a pronounced jaw and a neatly combed mane, the stone of an even white tone; 12cm., 4 ¾ in. Estimation 40,000 — 60,000 GBP Provenance: Collection of Professor R.W. Jackson, acquired in the early 1970s.Troubetzkoy Collection. Skilfully fashioned in the round, this horse has been... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2014

A sancai-glazed pottery horse, Tang dynasty

A sancai-glazed pottery horse, Tang dynasty. Photo Sotheby's standing four-square on a rectangular base with the head raised and held slightly to the left, the saddle glazed green over a mottled ochre, cream and green saddle blanket, with ochre-glazed foliate-shaped plaques suspended from the halter, breast and crupper straps, the body glazed in a light green with the mane and tail in cream, the base unglazed, wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 52cm., 20 1/2 in. Estimation 10,000 — 15,000 GBP Provenance: A Tokyo Collection, acquired in... [Lire la suite]
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