05 octobre 2021

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

Lot 826. A large sancai-glazed pottery horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 21 in. (53.3 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's 2021 The horse is shown standing foursquare on a rectangular base with its head turned slightly to the left and mouth open. Its mane, tail, and central forelock between pricked ears are covered with a cream glaze. The body is glazed in rich amber and cream glazes that drip down the legs to the cream-glazed hoofs. The saddle is... [Lire la suite]

02 octobre 2021

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

Lot 179. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a seated court lady, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 13¾ in., 35 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 25,200 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 seated on a waisted dappled rockwork stool on a rectangular base, dressed in a long gown with a low neckline, cap sleeves, fitted bodice, and voluminous folds covering the body and legs, the pointed toes of the shoes emerging from beneath the hemline, a shawl draped over the shoulders... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2021

A sancai-glazed pottery 'fish' vase, Tang - Liao dynasty

Lot 178. A sancai and blue-glazed pottery box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-1125). Height 9¾ in., 24.8 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 12,600 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the elongated ovoid body resting on a spreading foot and rising to a rounded swelling shoulder, capped by a tapering cylindrical neck, the narrow sides applied with a pair of ridged flanges evoking dorsal fins terminating in a pair of loop handles at the... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2021

A rare sancai-glazed pottery bottle vase, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 172. A sancai-glazed pottery ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 8 in., 20.4 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 50,400 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 resting on a spreading conical foot and surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck flaring to a trumpet mouth, the ovoid body with amber-glazed floral-and-foliate appliques against a splash-resist green ground, the mouth with floriform splashes, the base unglazed to reveal the buff pinkish body. ... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2021

A sancai-glazed pottery ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 167. A sancai-glazed pottery ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 6¼ in., 15.9 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 7,560 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 finely potted, the pear-shaped body rising from a slightly splayed foot to a slender neck opening into a trefoil mouth, a rope-twist handle of two distinct strands arching from the mouth to the shoulder, all beneath splashed straw, green and amber glazes, stopping unevenly below the shoulders to reveal the... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2021

A sancai-glazed pottery 'rabbit' wrist pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 97. A sancai-glazed pottery 'rabbit' wrist pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907). Width 5¼ in., 13.3 cm. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 63,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 modeled in the form of a crouching rabbit with large ears and rounded eyes, supporting a flat oblong top carved with a stylized floral and foliate arabesque, applied allover with a vibrant emerald-green glaze with accents of cream and amber, the base unglazed revealing the pinkish buff body. ... [Lire la suite]

01 septembre 2021

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a camel, Tang dynasty

  Lot 1054. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a camel, Tang dynasty  (618-907); h. 59.5 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 239,400 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Hartman Rare Art, New York, 2004. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd, sample no. C104p33. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
10 juillet 2021

A magnificent large sancai-glazed pottery figure of a camel, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 5032. A magnificent large sancai-glazed pottery figure of a camel, Tang dynasty (618-907); 77.5 cm. Estimate: 350,000 - 450,000 HKD. Lot sold: 819,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Estate of Marilyn and Milton Myers, Hollywood, Florida.Bonhams San Francisco, 24th June 2013, lot 1174 (USD104,500). Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
05 juillet 2021

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

Lot 5005. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 52.5 cm. Estimate: 160,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 327,600 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired in Montreal, 5th September 1980.Sotheby's New York, 19th March 2014, lot 180 (USD 43,750). Bonhams. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
22 avril 2021

A molded sancai-glazed pottery 'fish' cup, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 223. A molded sancai-glazed pottery 'fish' cup, Tang dynasty (618-907). Length 4 ⅞ in., 12.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 25,200 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. molded in the form of a fish with a floriform mouthrim, the exterior body decorated with stylized flowers and scrolls, overall splashed with straw, amber, and green glazes.  Provenance: Japanese Private Collection. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 17 march 2021
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