16 juin 2021

A painted pottery figure of a court lady, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 488. A painted pottery figure of a court lady, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 37cm (14 3/5in) high. Est: £800 - £1,200. Sold for £ 5,355 (€ 6,239). © Bonhams Standing in a languid pose, with full rounded face and delicate features, her head tilted to one side and hair coiffed into two large side-buns, her hands raised to her chest, clad in voluminous robes tied with a sash around her waist, falling in neat pleats to reveal the slippers. Provenance: Eskenazi Ltd., London, 2001 Published, Illustrated... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2020

A painted pottery figure of a seated hound, Northern Wei dynasty (386-534)

Lot 2873. A painted pottery figure of a seated hound, Northern Wei dynasty (386-534); 7 in. (18 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  The figure is modelled naturalistically as a hound seated on a flat base. The head is attentively raised and finely detailed with a pointed snout and floppy ears. The front paws are outstretched with its tail curled to one side. There are traces of brown, brick-red and white... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2019

A large painted pottery figure of a court lady, Tang Dynasty (618-906)

Lot 44. A large painted pottery figure of a court lady, Tang Dynasty (618-906); 55cm (21 3/5in) high. Estimate £8,000 - 10,000. Sold for £ 8,812 (€ 10,289). Photo Bonhams. Finely modelled, the figure elegantly standing in a swaying pose with hands in front of the chest, one hand revealed by the full sleeves of the long loose robe falling in deep folds over the upturned slippers, the round face detailed with a ruby-red blush, with elongated eyes, full cheeks, a crisply carved mouth, and dimpled chin, all... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2019

A painted pottery figure of a court lady, Tang Dynasty (618-906)

Lot 42. A painted pottery figure of a court lady, Tang Dynasty (618-906); 33cm (13in) high. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000. Sold for £ 3,562 (€ 4,159). Photo Bonhams. The elegant figure standing slightly swaying to the left, wearing a long, loose-fitting robe with long sleeves decorated with flowers, her arms folded in the front with he right hand pointing forward, the left hand concealed in the sleeve, the round face with gentle expression beneath a heavy chignon, stand.     Property from the... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2019

Two painted pottery standing figures of female dancers, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1370. Two painted pottery standing figures of female dancers, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height of taller 11 1/8  in., 28.3 cm. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot Sold 35,000 USD. © Sotheby's. wood stands (4). Provenance: C. T. Loo (1880-1957), New York and Paris (by repute).Goetz Collection (by repute).Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, 30th August 1988.Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 1704. Exhibited: The Arts of the... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2019

Tang dynasty Ceramics from a Japanese Private Collection at Sotheby's New York, 11 September 2019

Lot 526. A rare and large straw-glazed pottery amphora, Early Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 19 1/2  in., 49.6 cm. Estimate USD 40,000 — 60,000. Lot Sold 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. elegantly potted, the slightly splayed foot swelling to high, rounded shoulders surmounted by a tall waisted neck molded with four raised rings and an everted galleried rim applied on each side with a molded florette, further florettes applied to the shoulder, surmounted by two curved... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2019

A Chinese painted pottery figure of a Bactrian camel, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 464. A Chinese painted pottery figure of a Bactrian camel, Tang dynasty (618-907); height 17 1/4 in.; 43.8 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Lot sold $7,500. Courtesy Sotheby's. striding with the long neck forming an S-curve and the head drawn slightly back, tufts of long fur fringing the neck, crown of the head, upper legs and humps, the back laden with a heavy pack tied with bolts of fabric, a rabbit dangling from one of the saddlebags, traces of pigment. Provenance: Collection of Nelson... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2017

A painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (618–907)

Lot 2137. A painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty (618–907). Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,800 - 5,700). Photo: Bonhams. Modeled with a raised right foreleg, the back legs bent to bear its weight, the raised head turned slightly to the left with mouth agape and nostrils flared, the long, thick mane combed over to the left side of the neck, richly caparisoned, the saddle blanket painted with floral decoration, the tail docked and tied, Japanese fitted wood box. 15in (38.2 cm) high ... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2016

A pair of painted pottery figures of ladies, Tang dynasty

Lot 8. A pair of painted pottery figures of ladies, Tang dynasty. Height of taller 16 in., 40.7 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 52,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's well modeled, each standing in an elegant swaying pose with hands clasped within the full sleeves of the long, heavy robes falling in deep folds to the base, with a shawl over the shoulder and long robe cut square above the chest, the face modeled with fully rounded features framed by the long hair drawn into an... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

A painted pottery figure of a musician, Tang Dynasty

Lot 21. Property from the Cunliffe Collection of Chinese Art. A painted pottery figure of a musician, Tang Dynasty. Estimate £5,000 - 8,000 (€6,300 - 10,000). Photo Bonhams. The well-modelled figure wearing a long belted robe with flaring sleeves and loose trousers, vividly depicted with his head and body gently leaning towards the left, both legs bent, the right arm partially raised and the left hand closed as if strumming a pipa, the face with a serene expression and hair gathered in a high knot, with... [Lire la suite]