15 juin 2019

A sancai-glazed 'duck' waterpot, Tang Dynasty (618-906)

Lot 3. A sancai-glazed 'duck' waterpot, Tang Dynasty (618-906); 9.8cm (3 7/8in) long. Sold for £ 1,250 (€ 1,403). © Bonhams The hollow vessel formed as a bird with raised head and bulging eyes flanking the stubby beak, the wings sweeping over each side of the pot streaked with brown glaze over the beak and wing tip, blue over the head and wings and green on the body, blue streaks also running into the creamy interior, box. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014  

18 mai 2019

A rare sancai-glazed stoneware 'Leopard's head' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 101. A rare sancai-glazed stoneware 'Leopard's head' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 GBP (41,993 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. naturalistically modelled and glazed as a leopard head with large bulging eyes and flaring nostrils, the green-glazed semi-circular dished top incised with a fish within cash diaper and foliate scroll bands, the back inscribed under the glaze ci qu xie bi e (which may be... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2019

A sancai-glazed harnessed horse, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 103. A sancai-glazed harnessed horse, Tang dynasty (618-907). Length 53.5 cm, 21 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 52,500 GBP (67,835 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. standing four square on a base, its harnessed head turned sideways, ears pricked, the long mane parted at the forelock and falling to one side, covered in a straw-coloured glaze and matching the docked and bound tail, the green-glazed saddle gathered at the sides, the saddlecloth splashed in green, chestnut and straw... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2019

A sancai-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1446. A sancai-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907); 38.6 cm. high. Estimate HKD 120,000 - 150,000 (USD 215,400 - 19,200). Auction Result: HKD 141,600. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: An English private collectionBonhams’s London, 9 November 2017, lot 43. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
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09 avril 2019

A sancai-glazed rectangular pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1443. A sancai-glazed rectangular pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907); 11.4 cm. long. Estimate HKD 160,000 - 200,000 (USD 20,500 - 25,600). Auction Result: HKD 188,800. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
09 mars 2019

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

Lot 655. A sancai-glazed figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well modeled standing four square on a rectangular base, the head turned slightly leftward detailed with large eyes, flared nostrils, and pricked ears, the body covered in a rich amber glaze, the saddle unglazed with traces of red and green pigments. Provenance: C.T. Loo, New York, 1940s-50s.Collection of Marjorie (1917-2014) and... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2019

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

Lot 412. A large sancai-glazed and painted pottery figure of a Ferghana horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 24 1/8 in. (61.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 104,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008   Naturalistically modeled standing foursquare on a rectangular plinth, the head turned slightly to the left and ears pricked, the hogged mane covered with an amber glaze, the trappings molded with florets and hung with large medallions with floriform heads, the... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2019

A sancai-glazed figure of a woman holding a goose, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 704. A sancai-glazed figure of a woman holding a goose, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 12½ in. (31.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The woman is seated on a rock stool while holding a goose-form wine vessel in her arms. She wears a tunic worn over the right shoulder, while the left sleeve is tucked under the belt in back, and is splash-and-resist-glazed in green, amber and cream. The head and chest are unglazed. The round... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2019

Two small sancai-glazed pottery vessels, Tang dynasty (618-907) 

Lot 1309. Two small sancai-glazed pottery vessels, Tang dynasty (618-907); 5 7/16 and 4 in. (13.9 and 10.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 One a small shallow dish, impressed in the center with a flower head in amber, green and cream glaze reserved on a green glaze that continues over the rim to partially cover the flat base; the other a small bowl with deep rounded sides, molded on the exterior with a pattern of four-petaled flowers... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2018

A sancai-glazed waterpot and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 439. A sancai-glazed waterpot and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); 7.7 cm, 3 in. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Sold: £10,625. © Sotheby's the globular body with slightly concave base, irregularly splashed in green, ochre and cream glazes, the slightly domed cover surmounted by a lotus bud finial and similarly glazed.  Provenance: Bluett and Sons, London, 1936. Collection of Captain A. Napier. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017