19 septembre 2010

A rare blue-splashed box and cover. Tang dynasty

A rare blue-splashed box and cover. Tang dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby's of circular section with straight sides, the slightly domed cover and base modeled with a groove around the edge, covered overall in mottled blue and ochre splashes (2): diameter 3 3/4 in., 9.4 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 7,500 USD Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York www.sothebys.com
25 février 2009

An Extremely Rare And Magnificent Blue-Splashed 'Sancai' Pottery Money Chest, Tang Dynasty

An Extremely Rare And Magnificent Blue-Splashed 'Sancai' Pottery Money Chest, Tang Dynasty the rectangular box raised on bracket feet with cream studs simulating the metal prototype, the sides reinforced with amber panels with crescent tops secured with further studs, and applied with blue lion-masks or palmettes, the top with a small hinge-lidded cover applied with a loop for the attachment of a lock, surrounded by four crisply rendered lion-mask appliqués.  1/8 x 9 x 6 3/4 in., 18.1 x 22.9 x 17.1 cm. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2009

A Rare Large Blue-Splashed 'Sancai' Pottery Basin, Tang Dynasty

A Rare Large Blue-Splashed 'Sancai' Pottery Basin, Tang Dynasty carved in the center with a large floral medallion in blue, amber and cream glazes on an amber ground, accented in wax-resist arcs and stipples at the cavetto, the exterior glazed amber stopping before the flat base to show the pinkish buff ware. diameter 10 in., 25.4 cm? Estimate 15,000—20,000 USD PROVENANCE: Acquired on the Hong Kong art market, early 1980s.Offered at Sotheby's New York, 17th September 2003, lot 57. NOTE: A pair of officials featuring one... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2009

A Blue-Splashed 'Sancai' Pottery Tripod Censer, Tang Dynasty

A Blue-Splashed 'Sancai' Pottery Tripod Censer, Tang Dynasty the globular body decorated with two bands of stippled medallions in blue, amber, and cream divided by grooved borders reserved on a green ground, the whole supported on mask-and-paw feet. height 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 2,500—3,500 USD PROVENANCE: Acquired on the Hong Kong art market, early 1980s.Offered at Sotheby's New York, 17th September 2003, lot 55. Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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