24 février 2022

A rare large pottery tile of a tiger, Han dynasty (220 BC-AD 220)

Lot 732. A rare large pottery tile of a tiger, Han dynasty (220 BC-AD 220); 19 1⁄4 in. (48.6 cm.) wide, softwood frame. Price realised USD 25,200 (Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000). © Christie's 2022 The tile is modeled in relief with a tiger with pronounced stripes emerging from the right side and stretching its forelegs.  Provenance: C.T. Loo (according to label).Christian Humann (d. 1981), Pan Asian Collection, New York. Exhibited: On loan: Denver Art Museum, prior to 1983. Note: A... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2022

A bronze figure of a tiger, Eastern Han dynasty-Six dynasties (AD 25-589)

Lot 830. A bronze figure of a tiger, Eastern Han dynasty-Six dynasties (AD 25-589); l. 31.5 cm. Lot sold: 756,000 HKD (Estimate: 200,000-300,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. Provenance: Mandala Fine Arts, Hong Kong. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 3 December 2021
26 septembre 2021

A pale green and brown jade figure of a tiger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 52. A pale green and brown jade figure of a tiger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Width 1⅝ in., 4.2 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 USD. Lot sold: 75,600 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 carved in the round, the coiled recumbent feline with legs tucked underneath, the head lowered resting on the front paws, the long tail curled around the body and nestled between the head and paws, the face with squared eyes above a ruyi-form nose and straight mouth indicated by a single incised line, the... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2020

A rare carved bone figure of a tiger, late Shang dynasty, 11th century BC

Lot 1192. A rare carved bone figure of a tiger, late Shang dynasty, 11th century BC; 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) long. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The hollow, or partially hollow, figure is well carved in the round as a tiger standing with head facing forward and tail curled to form a loop. The head is well delineated and there are bands of hooked scrolls on the back, chevrons on the sides and scale-like markings on the belly. The bone... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2017

Tiger, Fourth Rank Military Official, 1850-1870

Tiger, Fourth Rank Military Official, 1850-1870. Silk embroidery on silk, height: 11 1/2 in, 29.21 cm; width: 12 1/2 in, 31.75 cm. Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of James P. Grant and Betty Grant Austin, 1977.233 © Denver Art Museum Tiger in yellow surrounded by symbols: canopy at top, bats, pomegrenate, the three plenties, wheel with flames, endless knot bottom left, fish, cloud forms. Colors are light and dark blues, green, reds, yellows. Border designs in blues.
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14 octobre 2015

Exceptional works by Japanese master offered at Bonhams

Shibata Zeshin (柴田是真 (1807–1891). A tiger from an album of 18 urushi-e (lacquer) paintings. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Bonhams will hold the second of a series of sales from the Misumi Collection of Important Works of Lacquer Art and Paintings on Tuesday 10 November at its New Bond Street headquarters in London. Last year’s white-glove sale of the first part of the collection achieved a total of £1,424,500, over four times the pre-sale estimate. A selection of masterpieces by... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2015

Big cats by Colin Langford

North Chinese Leopard by Colin Langford Black Jaguar by Colin Langford Jaguar by Colin Langford Serval by Colin Langford Caracal by Colin Langford White Lion by Colin Langford Tiger by Colin Langford White Tiger by Colin Langford Amur Leopard by Colin Langford Black Jaguar by Colin Langford Amur Tiger by Colin Langford White Lion by Colin Langford White Lion by Colin Langford Rusty Spotted Cat by Colin Langford
30 mars 2015

Swimming tiger by Henrik Vind

Swimming tiger by Henrik Vind
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16 février 2014

"Performing Images: Opera in Chinese Visual Culture" opens at the Smart Museum of Art

Chinese, Qing Dynasty (1644–1911), Marvelous Tunes for Festivals: The Second of Four Crab Generals, from Mask Designs for Court Opera Characters, ca. 1746–95, Album leaf, ink, and color on paper. © The Field Museum, Photo: John Weinstein. CHICAGO, IL.- During the Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1911) dynasties, opera lay at the heart of Chinese social and ritual life, from the village to the court, and the spectacle of theater was enjoyed not only on the stage—in costumes, props, and face painting—but also across the full spectrum... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2013

A Blue and White Jar with Tigers, Joseon dynasty (19th century)

A Blue and White Jar with Tigers, Joseon dynasty (19th century). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of ovoid form, vividly painted in underglaze cobalt with two animated tigers beneath a gnarled pine tree and a collar of clouds encircling the base of the neck, all decorated with a blue-tinged transparent glaze; 12in. (30.5cm.) high . Estimate $35,000 – $40,000 Provenance: A European Private Collection  Notes: For two other jars with tigers, see Uri horangi: Seulgi euijeothan iksal The... [Lire la suite]
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