14 août 2018

Pottery figure of a foreign dancer, China, Tang dynasty, 618 – 906

Pottery figure of a foreign dancer, China, Tang dynasty, 618 – 906, Height: 9 1/2 inches, 24 cm. © Ben Janssens Oriental Art. A pottery model of a male dancer of foreign appearance, standing tall and turning his head towards his left. The slightly portly figure reaches his right arm towards the sky, whilst he holds his left arm loosely pendent alongside his body. His right knee is bent and forms an angle with his left foot. The figure is dressed in a long-sleeved, three-quarter length layered robe, with a high circular... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2018

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

Lot 36. A pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (618-907); 15 in. ( 35 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 4,185 - USD 6,975). Price realised GBP 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The figure is shown standing in long robes, with the head turned very slightly to one side and one hand lifted in front of her chest. Her face is modelled with delicate features and her hair is pulled up in a tall coiffure. Traces of red pigment are visible.  Property from a private European... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2018

A painted pottery figure of a dancing lady, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 967. A painted pottery figure of a dancing lady, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 11 ¼ in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Modeled with the right arm raised and both hands concealed within long sleeves, wearing a striped robe and her hair bound in two buns, wood stand. Provenance: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Franklin, Jr., New York, 1961. Literature: R. Ellsworth et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2018

Two painted pottery figures of equestrians, China, Northern Wei dynasty (AD 386-535)

Lot 966. Two painted pottery figures of equestrians, China, Northern Wei dynasty (AD 386-535); 8 3/8 in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each modeled wearing armored robes, the horse standing four square on a rectangular base, with traces of white, black and red pigments remaining, wood stands. Provenance: Yamanka & Co., New York. The Blair Collection, Chicago. Claire Macready, Inc., Chicago. Acquired in... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2018

A very rare and important sancai-glazed pottery figure of a female polo player, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1110. A very rare and important sancai-glazed pottery figure of a female polo player, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) long. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 372,500.© Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The rider, with hair dressed in a double topknot, wears a long tunic worn off the right shoulder to free the rider's raised right arm while swinging the mallet, with the body bent slightly to the side and the head positioned to follow the ball. The horse is shown in... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2017

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

Lot 46. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a caparisoned horse, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 18 in., 45.7 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 68,750 USD. Photo Sotheby's. well-modeled, standing foursquare on a flat base, the arching neck with a mane of neatly grooved strands of alternating green, cream and amber-glaze, the head slightly turning to the left, a cream-glazed split forelock and modeled with crisp compact features including large eyes, open mouth and... [Lire la suite]
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19 décembre 2017

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

Lot 398. A fine sancai-glazed pottery figure of a Ferghana horse, Tang dynasty (618-907). H. 51,5 cm. Estimate 4.000/6.000 €. Lot sold 4.000 €. Courtesy Nagel the horse is shown standing foursquare on a rectangular plinth with head raised and mouth closed. The head is well detailed with expressive eyes and slightly flared nostrils set below a split forelock, and the muscular neck is emphasized by the hogged mane. The unglazed-glazed saddle is set atop a contrasting amber-glazed blanket, and the... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2017

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

Lot 2919. A finely painted pottery figure of a Bactrian camel and rider, Tang dynasty (618-907); 23 5/8 in. (60 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 6,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The figure is modelled to show a young rider, dressed in a long sleeved tunic and boots, riding astride a camel, with his body bent slightly to the side. The camel, painted in buff, brick-red and greyish black pigments over white slip, is standing foursquare on a trapezoid... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

A Sichuan pottery figure of an entertainer, Eastern Han dynasty (25-220)

Lot 89. A Sichuan pottery figure of an entertainer, Eastern Han dynasty (25-220). 13 1/4 in (33.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 600 - 800 (€520 - 690). Sold for US$ 812 (€698). Photo: Bonhams. Portrayed in a half kneel with right hand raised, clad in loose trousers partly obscured by the large ample belly, the face with a happy, animated expression beneath a furrowed brow and hat, all supported on a circular base. Provenance: E. & J. Frankel, New York, 16 October 1993. Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS OF ART. 30 Oct... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2017

A Rare Ming Sancai-Glazed Pottery Figure of a Demon, Ming Dynasty

Lot 105. A Rare Ming Sancai-Glazed Pottery Figure of a Demon, Ming Dynasty. Estimate 5,000-7,000 USD. Lot sold 6,000 USD. Photo: Sothebys. the vigorously modeled immortal standing  on a square base  cradling a  fruit in his arms, wearing a loosely tied amber yellow dhoti  falling unevenly over his soft cream colored shoes, and a rust and amber splashed shawl on his shoulders , the chest left bare, the face with strong features set in a forbidding expression, the brows knitted beneath two... [Lire la suite]
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