11 janvier 2021

A red pottery ovoid amphora, Neolithic period, Yangshao culture, Southern Shanxi Province, circa 4800-4300 BC

Lot 53. A red pottery ovoid amphora, Neolithic period, Yangshao culture, Southern Shanxi Province, circa 4800-4300 BC; 133⁄4 in. (34.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase with a short neck and tapering, ovoid body is flanked by a pair of small loop handles, metal stand.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Donald J. Wineman Fine Asian Art, New York, 1988.The Irving... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2020

A large painted red pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 2070. A  large painted red pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 25 7/8 in. (85.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 80,000. Price Realized USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The elegant figure stands on a flat, shaped base, with head turned slightly to the side and hands positioned within her long sleeves as if to hold an offering. Her long robes fall in heavy folds that emphasize the graceful sway of her body, and trail in a fan shape in... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2019

A pair of painted red pottery figures of court ladies, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1267. A pair of painted red pottery figures of court ladies, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  Each standing figure has a full face modeled with delicate features below an elaborate helmet-like coiffure, and is shown with her head tilted to the side, and wearing a shawl tucked into the top of her long skirt while her hands are hidden within the long sleeves of her undergarment. Both have traces... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2019

A large painted red pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1255. A large painted red pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 21 7/8 in. (55.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The elegant figure stands on a flat, shaped base, and is dressed in a long robe that falls to the feet in heavy folds that emphasize the graceful sway of the body, and trails in a fan shape at back. The robe conceals her hands that are held together at the front of the chest. The... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2019

An Unusual Neolithic Red Pottery Amphora, Yangshao Culture, 4800-3600 B.C.

Lot 221. An Unusual Neolithic Red Pottery Amphora, Yangshao Culture, 4800-3600 B.C.; 21in. (53.4cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 6,462. © Christie's Image Limited The unusual waisted ovoid body tapering to a point at the bottom and decorated allover with bands of scoring of various width below the neck and broad everted rim. Note: It is unusual to find waisted amphoras of such robust proportions and with broad everted rims. Compare the waisted amphoras of more slender... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2018

A Glimpse of Tsui's Collection (Phase 1) at Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Pottery horse with painted decoration, Western Han dynasty (BC 206 – 9 AD), Collection of The Tsui Art Foundation. In 1991, Dr T. T. Tsui invited his friend, famous artist Huang Yongyu to visit his first private Museum "The Tsui Museum" in Hong Kong and gifted Huang a copy of the collection catalogue as souvenir. While the artist opened the catalogue, he was captivated by nine lively antique potteries with a sense of humor among the many treasures. They inspired him to create an album for them as a return of the... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2016

A rare large red pottery drum, Tang dynasty (618-907)

A rare large red pottery drum, Tang dynasty (618-907). © Christie's Image 2003 Hollow modelled with thick walls in an hourglass shape encircled by seven single ribs, with traces of white, red and green pigment - 23¾in. (60.5cm.) long, metal stand - Lot 212. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $9,560  Notes: Ceramic drums of Tang dynasty date are very rare, and most of the published examples are glazed. A stoneware drum of similar shape and size covered with a phosphatic-splashed glaze,... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2016

A rare large red pottery jar and cover, Neolithic period, probably Qijia culture, circa 2050-1700 BC

A rare large red pottery jar and cover, Neolithic period, probably Qijia culture, circa 2050-1700 BC. © Christie's Image 2003 The tall body bulging somewhat before tapering to the flat base, with a pair of simplified animal-head handles applied below the grooved rim, both the side of the conical cover and the side of the mouth rim scored with two parallel lines for alignment - 33 3/8in. (56.8cm.) high - Lot 188. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Price Realized $5,975  The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd.... [Lire la suite]