01 octobre 2022

A large sancai-glazed pottery figure of a Lokapala, Tang dynasty

Lot 721. A large sancai-glazed pottery figure of a Lokapala, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 31¼ in., 79.4 cm. Lot sold: 5,292 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Eternal Style: A Private American Collection. Provenance: Rare Art Inc., New York, 1984. Sotheby's. China 5000 Years, New York, 27 september 2022

28 septembre 2022

A small sancai-glazed pottery tazza, Tang dynasty

Lot 681. A small sancai-glazed pottery tazza, Tang dynasty (618-907). Diameter 4⅜ in., 11.1 cm. Lot sold: 3,780 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Collection of Reginald F.A. Riesco (1877-1964).Sotheby's London, December 11th 1984, lot 130.China House of Arts, New York.  Sotheby's. China 5000 Years, New York, 27 september 2022
18 septembre 2022

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

Lot 250. A sancai-glazed pottery pot and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907). Diameter 2¾ in., 7 cm; Japanese wood box (4). Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a Japanese Private Collection. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
10 juillet 2022

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

Lot 3218. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a camel, Tang dynasty (618-907). H 76cm W 56.5cm. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - 3,500,000. Lot sold: HKD 2,600,000. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: 1. Unearthed in Luoyang, Henan in 1926, by repute2. Collection of General Goodyear, purchased from C. T.Loo in 1927, Buffalo City3. Collection of The Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, donated by General Goodyear in 19554. Christie's New York, 3 December 1992, lot 2355. The Ten-views... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2022

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

Lot 3216. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907). H 66cm, W 68.6cm. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - 3,800,000. Lot sold: HKD 3,500,000. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: 1. Unearthed in Luoyang, Henan in 1926, by repute2. Collection of General Goodyear, purchased from C. T.Loo in 1927, Buffalo City3. Collection of The Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, donated by General Goodyear in 19554. Christie's New York, 3 December 1992, lot 2335. The... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2022

A pair of large sancai-glazed pottery figures of officials, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1066. A pair of large sancai-glazed pottery figures of officials, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); Each 41 in. (104.1 cm.) high. Price realised USD 7,560 (Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000). © Christie's 2022 Each elegant figure is boldly modeled standing on a splash-glazed, pierced rock-form base with hands clasped in front of the chest within the narrow sleeves of an undergarment, wearing sancai-glazed breastplates over long tunics, cream-glazed trousers, and shoes with... [Lire la suite]

06 avril 2022

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

Lot 1065. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a horse and a groom, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); The horse 19 in. (48.4 cm.) long. Price realised USD 7,560 (Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000). © Christie's 2022 The horse is modelled standing foursquare on a rectangular base with its head turned slightly to the left. The horse is covered with an amber glaze, and the saddle is covered with splashed green, cream and amber glazes. The groom is shown wearing a long, amber-glazed robe, and his... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2022

A rare and unusual sancai-glazed pottery equestrian, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1063. A rare and unusual sancai-glazed pottery equestrian, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 14 3⁄4 in. (37.5 cm.) high. Price realised USD 35,280 (Estimate USD 18,000 – USD 25,000). © Christie's 2022 Modeled as a courtier, the rider wears a headdress and green tunic and sits astride his steed with hands curled as if grasping reins. The horse stands foursquare on a rectangular base with head turned slightly to the left and is splash-glazed in green, amber, and straw tones. Property From The... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2022

A large sancai-glazed pottery tripod censer, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1062. A large sancai-glazed pottery tripod censer, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 8 3⁄4 in. (22.4 cm.) diam. Price realised USD 8,190 (Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000). © Christie's 2022 The rounded body is raised on three paw feet and incised with double lines on the shoulder. The body is covered with irregular large splashes of green glaze surrounded by smaller splashes of amber glaze which streak unevenly below the amber-glazed, waisted neck and green-glazed rim. Property From The... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2022

A molded sancai-glazed pottery pilgrim flask, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 92. A molded sancai-glazed pottery pilgrim flask, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 5⅝ in., 14.4 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,528 USD. © Sothebys.  Provenance: Christie's London, 25th November 1974, lot 23. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1974-present, coll. no. T.3.27. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022