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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14 mars 2014

Exhibition of exceptional Chinese antiquities opens at Gagosian Gallery in New York

Large bronze horse, Eastern Han, 25–220; 51 x 46 inches (130 x 117 cm) © Gisèle Croës and Gagosian Gallery. NEW YORK - On the occasion of Asia Week New York, Brussels-based gallerist Gisèle Croës is pleased to present “Matter and Memory: Early Chinese Art Treasures,” an exhibition of exceptional Chinese antiquities at Gagosian New York, together with a new large-scale landscape painting by contemporary artist Zeng Fanzhi. The exhibition brings together more than forty works that each epitomize the technical... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2014

Year of the Horse in Jewelry

David Webb 18K gold and ruby brooch. Photo courtesy of David Webb A Carved Coral, Coral and Emerald Horse Bangle Bracelet, by Van Cleef & Arpels circa 1975. Photo courtesy of FD Gallery 18K Gold, Silver, Mother-of-Pearl, Freshwater Pearl and Colored Stone ‘Plumed Horse’ Brooch, Rene Boivin, France. Photo courtesy of Sotheby’s An Amethyst, Emerald and Diamond Bangle Bracelet, by David Webb. Photo courtesy of Christie’s A Gold Pendant Necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo courtesy of Christie’s Roberto Coin... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2014

Massive green-glazed horse. Chinese, Eastern Han dynasty, A.D. 25–220

Massive green-glazed horse. Chinese, Eastern Han dynasty, A.D. 25–220. Red earthenware with green glaze; h. 139.7 cm., l. 119.0 cm., w. 34.0 cm. (55 x 46 7/8 x 13 3/8 in.). Museum purchase, John Maclean Magie, Class of 1892, and Gertrude Magie Fund - 1997-32. Princeton Art University
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