28 mars 2011

A white-glazed pottery ewer. Tang dynasty

A white-glazed pottery ewer. Tang dynasty. photo Sotheby's the bulbous body rising to a trumpet neck, the rounded shoulders with a tapering cylindrical spout opposite a three-stranded strap handle terminating in a stylized lion's head biting the rim of the neck, the overall ivory glaze finely crackled; height 10 1/4 in., 26 cm. Estimate 2,000—3,000 USD. Lot Sold 5,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby & Co., London, 14th November 1972, lot 270. Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2011

A large straw-glazed pottery amphora. Sui-Early Tang dynasty.

A large straw-glazed pottery amphora. Sui-Early Tang dynasty. photo Sotheby's the tall ovoid body surmounted by a waisted neck rising to a cupped mouth, flanked by a pair of dragons biting the rim, their bodies coiled around the neck, their lower legs and tails resting on the shoulders, covered overall in a straw-colored glaze; height 21 1/4 in., 54 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 13,750 USD Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J.T. Tai & Co. 22 Mar 11. New York... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2010

A sancai-glazed pottery bowl, China, Tang dynasty

A sancai-glazed pottery bowl, China, Tang dynasty. photo courtesy Nagel D. 9,9 cm. Minor wear to glaze, very slightly chipped - Estimate 2 500 € Property from an Austrian private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 4th 2010 www.auction.de
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25 octobre 2010

Pair of Chinese 19th century glazed pottery figures of an aristocratic couple and their attendents

A wonderful pair of Chinese 19th century glazed pottery figures of an aristocratic couple and their attendents, with charming painted silk parasols. photo courtesy of Kentshire @ The 29th San Francisco Fall Antiques Show www.kentshire.com
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29 août 2010

Tang potery @ Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 16 - 17 September 2010

A blue-glazed pottery jar and cover. Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo: Christie´s Images Ltd 2010 Covered with a rich dark blue glaze that continues over the lipped rim and falls in an irregular line on the lower body to expose some of the white slip underlayer, the interior covered with a clear glaze wash, raised on a ring foot, the body of buff color, the domed cover similarly glazed; 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1984. Notes: The result of Oxford Authentication... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2010

Liao dynasty dish with "sancai" glaze & Qing dynasty sancai-glazed pottery model of a dragon as roof tile

A large, deep dish with "sancai" glaze, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125) © 2010 Nagel - Auction the beige white high fired clay body is covered with a star-like motif in a pale honey coloured, green and white glaze (sancai," three colour glaze") over a whitish slip. D. 29,2 cm. Estimate (EUR) 5000. Unsold Provenance: Ehemals Sammlung des Toguri Museum of Art, Japan - Vgl. Egami 'Three Colour Ware', nos. 81/82 - Krahl 'Chinese ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection', Vol. I no. 310 A... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2009

Three Blue and White pottery, Mamluk or Timurid and Safavid, Chinese inspired

A Mamluk or Timurid blue and white pottery bottle, Syria or Persia, 15th century. photo Sotheby's the pear-shaped body with narrow tapering neck and straight raised foot, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with an arabesque of scrolling tendrils issuing cloudband leaves and lotus heads. 28cm. height. Est. 5,000—8,000 GBP - Sold 12,500 GBP A Safavid Gombroon pottery bowl, Persia, 17th century. photo Sotheby's of elegant rounded form with a raised central boss enclosed by an eight-petalled rosette painted in blue, the... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2009

A sancai pottery horse, Tang Dynasty

A sancai pottery horse, Tang Dynasty Elegantly modelled standing four-square on a rectangular base, the head alertly raised, the forelock parted and ears pricked, the body covered with a light straw glaze leaving the saddle unglazed, the bridle, breast band and crupper all applied with floret-shield medallions and covered with yellow, green and ochre glazes, wood stand. 55.8cm (22in) wide. (2). Estimate: £18,000 - 25,000 Provenance: Orientique Gallery, Hong Kong, in the early 1990sAn Asian private collectionNote:... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

A large documentary polychrome-glazed pottery tripod censer, Wanli, dated 1589 and of the period

A large documentary polychrome-glazed pottery tripod censer, Wanli, dated 1589 and of the period Raised on three monster-mask legs, the body deftly carved in high relief around the exterior with a pair of confronted dragons amidst a single blossoming lotus flower on one side, and scrolling lotus flowers on the reverse, the front of the rim with an inscription dating it to a festive day of the 12th month of the 16th year of the Wanli Emperor, each upright handle with dedicatory inscription, together with wood stand and domed... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2009

An Iznik pottery Dish with repeated lozenges. Turkey, 17th Century

An Iznik pottery Dish with repeated lozenges. Turkey, 17th Century of shallow form with sloping sides, underglaze, decorated in cobalt blue, green, raised red and black outline on a white ground, with diamond-shaped lozenges, within a rock and wave border, verso with alternating floral motifs. 26 cm. diam. Sold for £7,200 Provenance:  Acquired in Cairo in the 1950s. Bonhams. Islamic & Indian Art, 2 Apr 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All... [Lire la suite]