28 avril 2018

Tang dynasty's ceramics from a private English collection at Christie's London, 15 May 2018

Tang dynasty's ceramics from a private English collection at Christie's London, 15 May 2018 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Lot 31. A sancai-glazed blue-splashed pottery jar, Tang dynasty (618-907); 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,975 - USD 11,160). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The jar is decorated to the exterior with a thin cream-coloured glaze splashed with blue and green streaks starting from the rim and falling down towards the foot to expose the... [Lire la suite]

22 avril 2018

A sancai-glazed pottery jar, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 965. A sancai-glazed pottery jar, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 10 ½ in. (26.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The wide ovoid body liberally splashed with bright amber, cream and green glazes that covers the short neck and continue over the out-turned rim, all on a white slip that falls irregularly towards the flat base exposing the pale pinkish-buff body. Provenance: Yamanaka & Co., Bar Harbor, 1929. Mrs. Abby Aldrich... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2018

A small green-glazed pottery jar, China, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 964. A small green-glazed pottery jar, China, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 5 in. (12.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The bulbous body encircled by a grooved band with pendent triangle border, with a further grooved band encircling the shoulder below the waisted neck and the dished mouth, the exterior covered with a streaked glaze of deep green tone. Provenance: Mathias Komor, New York. Gift of Peter Weil, 25 December 1948. ... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2017

Forge and Lynch Ltd at London Art Week 2017

An Egyptian pottery Jar, circa 2600-2500 B.C., 23 cm. 9 in. Forge and Lynch Ltd. © 2017 London Art Week Provenance: J.H.H.Claessen (1926-2006), Netherlands. A Coptic textile fragment depicting a dancer, 4th-5th century A.D, 75 cm. by 25 cm. 29 1⁄2 in by 10 in. Forge and Lynch Ltd. © 2017 London Art Week Provenance: Rose Choron (1916-2014) Switzerland, acquired between 1950s-80 Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd. is a London and New York based firm of independent art... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

Neolithic Pottery at Shanxi Museum

Neolithic Pottery Jar, Zaoyuan Village, Yicheng County, ca. 5000 BC, Shanxi Museum © Shanxi Museum The loops below the waist of this amphora are too small to be handles themselves, but a rope could be tied to them and used as a straphandle. Painted Neolithic Pot, ca. 4000 BC, Shanxi Museum © Shanxi Museum Pottery Drum, ca. 2500 BC, Shanxi Museum © Shanxi Museum Noticeable features of this very early drum include its shape; its handles; the irregular, net-like,... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2016

A Fatimid blue-ground lustre pottery jar, Egypt, 11th-12th century

Lot 224. A blue-ground lustre pottery jar, Egypt, 11th-12th century; 12.2cm. height; 10cm. diam. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of ovoidal shape with straight neck and slightly everted rim, the turquoise-blue glaze body decorated in lustre with foliate pseudo-Kufic inscription. Note: Blue-ground lustre wares from the Fatimid period are extremely rare. The present example is comparable in terms of shape to other jars in the... [Lire la suite]
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11 août 2016

A sancai-glazed pottery jar, Tang dynasty

Lot 5. A sancai-glazed pottery jar, Tang dynasty. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the globular body rising from a splayed foot to a short neck and rolled rim, glazed in emerald-green and amber with reserved white florets, stopping unevenly above the base to reveal the pinkish-buff body, the rim applied with an amber glaze, extending over the rim into the interior, with three spur marks at the rim, wood stand, Japanese wood box (4)... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2016

A white-glazed pottery jar, Tang dynasty

Lot 4. A white-glazed pottery jar, Tang dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the broad-shouldered body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted short neck with everted rolled rim, applied with a greenish-ivory glaze extending over the inside of the rim and stopping unevenly above the base to reveal the pinkish-white body, the interior partially covered with a yellowish-tinged glaze, with three spur marks to the rim, Japanese wood box (3) - Height 7 7/8  in., 20.1 cm  ... [Lire la suite]
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11 août 2016

A green-glazed pottery jar, Tang dynasty

Lot 1. A green-glazed pottery jar, Tang dynasty. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the broad-shouldered body rising from a short spreading foot to a waisted short neck with everted rolled rim, covered overall in an emerald-green glaze, applied in layers and pooling to dark spinach-green tones, the glaze extending over the rim and foot, stopping unevenly on the base to reveal the pinkish-buff body, the interior applied with a transparent yellow-tinged glaze, with spur marks to the rim, Japanese... [Lire la suite]