02 septembre 2018

A dark olive-green-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 1285. A dark olive-green-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 11 ¾ in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The dark olive-green-glazed ewer has an ovoid body carved with overlapping lotus petals and a tall, tapering, ringed neck flanked by the spout and double-strap handle and surmounted by a phoenix head below the flared, shaped mouth.  Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. ... [Lire la suite]

26 octobre 2017

A rare sancai-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 2. A rare sancai-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907). 12 ¾ in. (32.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,665 - USD 26,220). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The pear-shaped body is moulded on one side with an archer on horseback in the 'Parthian Shot' position with his body facing backwards as he takes aim with his bow over the haunches of his horse, and on the reverse with a phoenix, both surrounded by ornate flowers. The neck is surmounted by a phoenix head with a... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2017

An exceptionally rare green-glazed phoenix-head pottery ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 75. An exceptionally rare green-glazed phoenix-head pottery ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 10 7/8  in., 27.7 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot Sold 187,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the flattened pear-shaped body supported on a high splayed foot and rising to a slender waisted neck surmounted by a fierce phoenix head clasping a pearl in its beak, its crest opening to form the quatrefoil mouth, a loop handle stretching from the shoulder to the back of the phoenix's head, the vessel crisply... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2017

Three-color glazed phoenix-head ewer with applied ornaments, Tang Dynasty, 8th century

Three-color glazed phoenix-head ewer with applied ornaments, Tang Dynasty, 8th century. H. 32.5, mouth D. 5.9, bottom D. 10.1. TG2172 © 2004-2017 Tokyo National Museum
13 août 2017

White stoneware phoenix-head ewer, Tang Dynasty, 7th century

White stoneware phoenix-head ewer, Tang Dynasty, 7th century. Overall H. 28.1, body D. 15.0, bottom D. 11.0. Important Cultural Property. Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke, TG645 © 2004-2017 Tokyo National Museum.
13 juillet 2017

A rare sancai-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 3110. A rare sancai-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907), 13 in. (33 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 687,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The pear-shaped body is moulded on one side with an equestrian archer turned backwards on his galloping horse as he takes aim with his bow, and on the reverse with a triumphant phoenix, both surrounded by ornate flowers issuing from the oval surround, the neck surmounted by a phoenix head grasping a pearl in the beak below... [Lire la suite]

01 décembre 2016

A rare sancai and blue-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 3306. A rare sancai and blue-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907); 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000 (USD 259,015 - USD 388,523). Price Realised HKD 2,460,000 (USD 318,638). © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The pear-shaped body is moulded on one side with an equestrian archer turned backwards on his galloping horse as he takes aim with his bow, and on the reverse with a triumphant phoenix, both surrounded by ornate flowers issuing from the oval surround, the neck... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2015

A very rare sancai-glazed pottery phoenix-head ewer, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 17. A very rare sancai-glazed pottery phoenix-head ewer, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 13 ½ in. (34.3 cm.) high. Estimate $100,000 – $150,000. Price realised USD 437,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The ovoid body relief-decorated with a hunting scene depicting an equestrian chasing a fox and two deer, the scene set between bands of palmettes, the handle molded as the stem of a blossoming bell-flower which cups the back of a phoenix head, with open beak that grasps a small sphere and... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2015

A glazed white stoneware phoenix-head ewer, Northern Song dynasty

A glazed white stoneware phoenix-head ewer, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. rising from a short straight solid foot, the globular body surmounted by a double-stranded handle and curved spout, the neck ending in a freely carved phoenix head with sharp pointed beak and incised details, below a funnel opening on top of the head, covered overall in a transparent glaze tinged with a grayish-green color stopping just above the foot. Height 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm ... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2013

A cream-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Tang dynasty

Lot 217. A cream-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Tang dynasty; 33cm., 13in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body supported on a spreading foot, rising to a waisted neck surmounted by a phoenix head and an oval rim, set with a loop handle to one side, the front and back face moulded in relief with shaped cartouches variously enclosing an equestrian archer and a phoenix standing atop a lotus bloom encircled by stylised floral sprays, covered overall with a... [Lire la suite]
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