01 septembre 2021

Two sancai pottery figures of officials, Tang dynasty

Lot 1063. Two sancai pottery figures of officials, Tang dynasty (618-907); h. 70.5 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 119,700 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Hartman Rare Art, New York. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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22 août 2021

Two sancai pottery figures of an official and a Lokapala, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1036. Two sancai pottery figures of an official and a Lokapala, Tang dynasty (618-907); 84 and 90 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 94,500 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Official: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Brazy. Sotheby's New York, 6th December 1989, lot 107 (USD33,000). Lokapala: Hartman Rare Art, New York. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
17 juin 2021

Two sancai-glazed figures of Lokapalas, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 496. Two sancai-glazed figures of Lokapalas, Tang dynasty (618-907). The larger 43.5cm (16 7/8in) high. Est: £3,000 - £5,000. Sold for £ 3,187 (€ 3,713). © Bonhams Both well modelled and covered overall with cream, green and amber glaze except for the face and parts of the body, the first guardian shown standing on a recumbent ox, his head turned to the left, and with his left hand placed on his hip and his right hand raised to hold a now-missing weapon, his face with a fierce expression, clad... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2021

A large pair of 'sancai'-glazed figures of officials, Tang dynasty (618-907)

  Lot 495. A large pair of 'sancai'-glazed figures of officials, Tang dynasty (618-907). The taller, 49cm (19 1/4in) high. Est: £2,000 - £3,000. Sold for £ 2,422 (€ 2,822). © Bonhams Both heavily potted and wearing a large unglazed crisply-moulded ceremonial hat, one holding a pointed upright audience tablet, the other with his hands in a muff, under rich partially-iridescent brown, apple-green and straw glazes. The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no.C207m32 dated 17... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2021

Lark Mason Associates announces sale of French Furniture and Chinese Decorative Arts

NEW YORK, NY.- Lark Mason Associates sale of French Furniture and Decorative Arts from a prominent New York collector is now live on igavelauctions.com. The sale, which closes on January 26th, consists of just under 50 select lots of French furniture, Chinese tomb pottery, and decorative arts. The collection which was housed in an elegant apartment designed by a well-known Washington DC-based interior designer includes a fine pair of Louis XVI Tulipwood Marquetry corner cabinets, made by Pierre Roussel (Estimate:... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2021

A painted pottery of an official, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 82. A painted pottery of an official, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 161⁄8 in. (41 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 2,000. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The figure is shown standing on a low base with his hands clasped in front of his chest, and wearing an official’s hat. Provenance: Frank Caro, New York, 29 August 1961.Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York.Acquired from the above in 1974. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the... [Lire la suite]

10 janvier 2021

A bronze figure of an official, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 47. A bronze figure of an official, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 151⁄4 in. (39 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The figure is shown with one hand holding a small bottle and the other hand holding a fan-shaped object.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Christie's London, 8 June 1987, lot 216. The Irving Collection, New York. Christie's. Art of China. Including... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2020

A blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period and a blue and white figure of an official, Ming dynasty, Wanli period

Lot 574. A blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566) and a blue and white figure of an official, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 21 and 18 cm, 8 1/4  and 7 1/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD (14,244  EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the bowl decorated on the interior with two dragons wreathed in lotuses.  Note: A closely related blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl from the Qing court collections, and... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2019

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of an official, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1253. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of an official, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 35¾ in. (90.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The official is standing upright on a low, splash-glazed, rock-form base with the hands clasped in front and wearing an amber-glazed robe beneath a splash-glazed breastplate over cream-glazed trousers and amber shoes with upturned toes. The unglazed head has traces of pigments. The face is... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2016

A carved wood figure of an official, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 24. A carved wood figure of an official, Ming dynasty, 17th century. Estimate £8,000 – £12,000 ($11,472 - $17,208). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The standing figure is modelled wearing long robes and a tall hat. The face is finely detailed with a serene expression. There are traces of gilt lacquer remaining. 20 1/8 in. (51 cm.) high Provenance: From a private Swiss collection, amassed between 1963-1980. Christie's. INSPIRED THEMES: A FINE SELECTION OF CHINESE WORKS OF ART, 10 May 2016, London,... [Lire la suite]
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