05 octobre 2021

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

Lot 826. A large sancai-glazed pottery horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 21 in. (53.3 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's 2021 The horse is shown standing foursquare on a rectangular base with its head turned slightly to the left and mouth open. Its mane, tail, and central forelock between pricked ears are covered with a cream glaze. The body is glazed in rich amber and cream glazes that drip down the legs to the cream-glazed hoofs. The saddle is... [Lire la suite]

05 octobre 2021

A massive painted grey pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 826. A massive painted grey pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 33 in. (83.8 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's 2021 The horse is shown standing foursquare on a rectangular base with the head turned slightly to the left. The head is sensitively modeled with alert expression and the ears pricked. There are extensive traces of red pigment and white slip on the unsaddled body. Property from the Collection of Frederick A.... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2021

An amber-glazed horse, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 1069. An amber-glazed horse, Sui dynasty (581-618); h. 44.7 cm . Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 40,320 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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05 juillet 2021

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

Lot 5005. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 52.5 cm. Estimate: 160,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 327,600 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired in Montreal, 5th September 1980.Sotheby's New York, 19th March 2014, lot 180 (USD 43,750). Bonhams. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
17 juin 2021

A painted straw-glazed pottery model of a horse, Sui Dynasty (581-618)

Lot 492. A painted straw-glazed pottery model of a horse, Sui Dynasty (581-618); 29cm (11 3/8in) long. Est: £4,000 - £6,000. Sold for £ 1,402 (€ 1,634). © Bonhams Standing four-square on a rectangular base, arrayed with a tassel-hung bridle and a red saddle cloth all finely detailed in red, black and pale green and fitted over the cantle to sit above long stirrups, the body with hogged mane and long tail covered with yellowish glaze. Note: See a related example illustrated by... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2021

Three pottery models of horses, Han Dynasty

Lot 450. Three pottery models of horses, Han Dynasty. Sold for £ 1,657 (€ 1,931). © Bonhams The largest modelled recumbent with separate head and apertures underneath, 47cm (18 1/2in) long; the second a modelled with harness and saddle painted with polychrome archaistic designs, with apertures underneath, 41cm (16 1/8in) long; the third standing four-square with head facing forward, ears pricked and alert expression, 38cm (15in) high. Bonhams. Roger Keverne Ltd Moving On (Part II), London, New Bond Street, 7 Jun 2021 ... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2021

An archaic bronze horse, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD)

Lot 197. An archaic bronze horse, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD). Length 9 ¼ in., 23.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 18,900 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. standing foursquare, the neck held high with the head directed forward with an alert expression including bulging eyes, flaring nostrils, pricked ears, and the lips pulled back, the bound tail lifted energetically, the body hollow-cast, the pale green patina with malachite and azurite inclusions.  ... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2021

A large Haniwa earthenware sculpture of a horse, Late Kofun period (6th-7th century)

Lot 1. A large Haniwa earthenware sculpture of a horse, Late Kofun period (6th-7th century); 38 in. (96.5 cm.) high; 40 in. (101.6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Of low-fired reddish clay, modeled as a standing life-like horse wearing a bridle, stirrups and saddle with bells on the front and back, the mane tied in a knot at the forehead. The results of the report on Thermoluminescene Analysis no. N121b22 obtained by the Research... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2021

An unglazed pottery horse, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 539. An unglazed pottery horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 26 1/2in (67.3cm) long, 23 3/4in (60.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 9,000 - US$ 12,000. Sold for US$ 10,837 (€ 8,918). Courtesy Bonhams. Posed at momentary rest, the well-modeled head turned slightly left with an open mouth, the right front leg raised and remaining legs attached to a rectangular plinth, a separately molded docked tail attached at the back and the recessed notch along the top of its neck now filled with a composition trimmed mane. ... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2021

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

Lot 83. A large painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 201⁄4 in. (51 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The horse is shown standing on a rectangular platform with right leg raised, the mouth open and the head turned slightly to the left. The body is caparisoned with a cloth-tied saddle. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London, 19 July 1985. Literature: Spink & Son Ltd., Octagon, Vol.... [Lire la suite]
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