23 février 2019

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

Lot 233. A straw-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907); 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008   The high shoulder of the baluster body applied with a pair of double- strap handles applied with bosses and terminating in dragon heads that bite the rim of the cup-shaped mouth, covered with a finely crackled glaze of slightly olive tone that falls in an irregular line on the lower body exposing the fine-grained ware partially... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2019

A group of nine straw-glazed female musicians and attendants, Sui dynasty (581-618)  

Lot 1315. A group of nine straw-glazed female musicians and attendants, Sui dynasty (581-618); 8¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The slender figures similarly attired in shawls draped over their shoulders and long dresses falling in folds from a sash tied around the bodice, the hair pulled up and bound in a bun on top of the head, some with traces of red and black pigment. Provenance: The Estate of Jerome K.... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2019

A large Chinese straw-glazed dragon-handled amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 465. A large Chinese straw-glazed dragon-handled amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907); height 22 1/4 in.; 56.5 cm. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster-form body sweeping upward to a generous shoulder supporting a trumpet neck with a cupped mouth, a pair of arched handles flanking the neck and meeting at the rim in sculpted dragon-head terminals, the lengths of the handles studded with carved bosses, covered overall in a translucent straw-colored glaze suffused with craquelure and... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2018

A pair of straw-glazed slender vases, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 262. A pair of straw-glazed slender vases, Song dynasty (960-1279); 12.7 cm, 5 in. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000. Sold: £7,500. © Sotheby's the gently rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to an everted rim, covered in an even ivory-coloured glaze suffused with fine crackle. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017
28 août 2018

A large straw-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1272. A large straw-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The tall, ovoid body is applied on the shoulder with four leaf-shaped appliquésimpressed with foliate motifs, below a grooved triple band around the neck flanked by a pair of double-strap handles rising to the dragon-head terminals which are biting the rim of the cup-shaped mouth decorated with appliqué. The vessel is... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2018

A massive straw-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 425. A massive straw-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907); 62cm., 24 3/8 in. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP. Lot Sold 5,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the broad-shouldered baluster body rising from a tapering flat base to a tall waisted and ribbed neck with everted waisted rim, set at the shoulder with a large pair of dragon headed handles, the jaws of each clasping to the rim, covered overall in a straw glaze. Literature: The Tectus Collection. Chinese Ceramics,... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2017

A pair of straw-glazed slender vases, Song dynasty (907-1279)

Lot 262. A pair of straw-glazed slender vases, Song dynasty (907-1279). 12.7 cm, 5 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.  the gently rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to an everted rim, covered in an even ivory-coloured glaze suffused with fine crackle. Quantity: 2. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 Nov 2017, 10:00 AM
19 septembre 2017

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

Lot 939. A straw-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 17 1/2  in., 44.5 cm. Estimate 800 — 1,200 USD. Lot sold 5,000 USD. © Sotheyby's the tall ovoid body rising to a waisted neck supporting a cupped mouth with a rolled lip rim, the broad shoulders set with a pair of dragon handles springing up from the shoulders and biting the rim of the vessel, the upper portion dipped in a pale straw-white glaze pooling in the recesses and stopping short of the unglazed base. ... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2017

A rare straw-glazed figure of an equestrienne, Tang dynasty (618-907) 

Lot 1109. A rare straw-glazed figure of an equestrienne, Tang dynasty (618-907), 14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  The horse standing foursquare on a rectangular base, the female rider with left hand positioned to hold reins, wearing a wide-brimmed hat, a black scarf, a jacket with low-cut bodice over a long-sleeved blouse, and a long skirt under which she also wears pants, her hair worn in a long plait in... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2013

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

Lot 22. A straw-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 12 1/2  in., 31.7 cm. Estimate 5,000 - 7,000 USD.  Lot sold 17,500 USD. © Sotheby's the body of elegant ovoid form surmounted by a narrow waisted neck with cup-shaped mouth, set on the domed shoulders with a pair of double strap handles, the dragon-head terminals biting the lipped rim, molded on the neck with a series of horizontal bands and covered with a finely crackled glaze with olive... [Lire la suite]
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