09 mars 2019

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of an equestrienne, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1616. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of an equestrienne, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 16 ½ in. (41.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The horse is shown standing on a slab base with ears pricked and head turned slightly to the left, and is covered with a pale cream glaze, the mane and tail with amber glaze. The harness is hung with green-glazed tassels, and the saddle cloth is washed with vermilion pigment, wood stand.  Provenance: Cincinnati Museum... [Lire la suite]

09 mars 2019

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

Lot 1614. A large sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 22 in. (55.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The horse is shown standing on a slab base with ears pricked and head turned slightly to the left, and is covered with a pale cream glaze, the mane and tail with amber glaze. The harness is hung with green-glazed tassels, and the saddle cloth is washed with vermilion pigment.  Provenance: Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, 8... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2019

A pair of sancai-glazed pottery earth spirits, zhenmushou, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 591. A pair of sancai-glazed pottery earth spirits, zhenmushou, Tang dynasty (618-907). The taller 34in (86.36cm) high (2). Estimate US$ 15,000 - 25,000 (€ 13,000 - 22,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each modeled seated on a pierced base, with cloven hooves and open wings rising from the front of the shoulders, the sides of the body covered in an amber glaze, the underbelly and legs with an ivory glaze, the remainder splashed with ivory, amber and green; one with a human face, the bulging... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2019

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

Lot 656. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 19 3/4  in., 50.3 cm. Estimate 35,000 — 45,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well modeled standing four square on a rectangular base, the head turned slightly leftward with crisply defined features, including large eyes, flared nostrils, and pricked ears, the body covered in deep amber glaze with the green harness and trappings accented with molded ornaments, the unglazed saddle draped with a... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2019

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

Lot 654. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a camel, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 20 7/8  in., 53 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well modeled standing four square atop a rectangular base, the spirited animal with its neck reared back, the raised head detailed with large rounded eyes and flared nostrils, the body liberally splashed in amber and green glaze tearing over the creamy-white ground. Provenance: C.T. Loo, New York, 1940s-50s.Collection of Marjorie (1917-2014) and... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2019

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

Lot 123. A sancai-glazed pottery amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 12,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.  elegantly potted, the slightly splayed foot swelling to high, rounded shoulders surmounted by a tall waisted neck and everted lipped rim, set with two curved dragon-headed handles applied with spiral bosses extending from the mouth to the base of the neck, the top half amber-glazed with resist dappling and flecks of moss green, the bottom half... [Lire la suite]

05 mars 2019

A rare sancai-glazed pottery figure of a spotted bull, Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 113. A rare sancai-glazed pottery figure of a spotted bull, Tang dynasty (618-906). Length 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 21,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well modeled standing four square, the pointed ears alert and tail to one side, the dewlap hanging low and the neck with incised folds of skin, the pinkish buff body covered with a straw-colored glaze, intermittently applied with dapples of glassy sky blue against larger splashes of dark amber glaze that pool... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2019

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

Lot 420. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty (618-907); 15¼ in. (38.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008   The elegant standing figure wearing a green shawl draped around her shoulders that falls in long folds over her clasped hands, her cap-sleeved blouse, long-sleeved under blouse and belted skirt streaked in green, amber and cream glaze that forms stripes in back, her face modeled with small... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2019

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

Lot 418. A sancai-glazed pottery jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008   The wide ovoid body liberally splashed with bright amber, cream and green glaze that covers the short neck and continues over the out-turned rim, all on a white slip that falls irregularly towards the flat base exposing the pale pinkish-buff ware, the cover with spots of cream and green glaze reserved... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2019

A rare sancai-glazed pottery tall ovoid jar,Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 234. A rare sancai-glazed pottery tall ovoid jar,Tang dynasty (618-907); 10 3/8 in. (27 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008   Of tall, tapering ovoid form, covered in a splashed glaze of amber, green and cream that continues over the edge of the inverted mouth rim and falls in an attractive, well-controlled pattern down the sides to end in an irregular line on the lower body above the flat base exposing the pale buff... [Lire la suite]