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Auction archive: Lot number 3004

A pair of large sancai pottery figures of camels, Tang dynasty | 唐 三彩駱駝一對

Estimate
HK$500,000 - HK$700,000
ca. US$63,702 - US$89,183
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 3004

A pair of large sancai pottery figures of camels, Tang dynasty | 唐 三彩駱駝一對

Estimate
HK$500,000 - HK$700,000
ca. US$63,702 - US$89,183
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

DescriptionA pair of large sancai pottery figures of camels,Tang dynasty唐 三彩駱駝一對
h. 78 cm
The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test (Oxford test no. 666p89), as stated in the Christie's New York catalogue in 1993. Certificate lost.
1993年紐約佳士得圖錄註釋此拍品經熱釋光檢測(牛津編號666p89),結果與其年代相符。熱釋光証書已失。Condition reportBoth camels with expected restorations. One with restored breaks to the top and bottom of all four legs, and also to the body, mouth, and the front of the base. The other camel with restored breaks to the top and bottom of all four legs. There are areas of repainting and touching up throughout. General glaze flakes and surface wear.
一雙駱駝均見修理。其一四肢頂、底裂經修復,亦見於身體、口及前底部。另一四肢頂、底裂亦見修復。整體見剝釉及器面磨痕。
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.ProvenanceChristie's New York, 2nd December 1993, lot 239.Christie's London, 5th November 2013, lot 396.
來源:紐約佳士得1993年12月2日,編號239倫敦佳士得2013年11月5日,編號396Catalogue noteThe Tang dynasty represents one of the most glorious chapters of China’s history when the country was open to and fascinated by influences beyond its boundaries. New impulses and visual stimuli were imported via the Silk Route. Indicative of the trade route's incredible breadth, the two-hump Bactrian camels, as portrayed in the present lot, were the preferred means of transport for traders as they were capable of travelling farther distances than the single-hump Arabian camels.

Auction archive: Lot number 3004
Auction:
Datum:
28 Jul 2022
Auction house:
Sotheby's
34-35 New Bond St.
London, W1A 2AA
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7293 5000
+44 (0)20 7293 5989
Beschreibung:

DescriptionA pair of large sancai pottery figures of camels,Tang dynasty唐 三彩駱駝一對
h. 78 cm
The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test (Oxford test no. 666p89), as stated in the Christie's New York catalogue in 1993. Certificate lost.
1993年紐約佳士得圖錄註釋此拍品經熱釋光檢測(牛津編號666p89),結果與其年代相符。熱釋光証書已失。Condition reportBoth camels with expected restorations. One with restored breaks to the top and bottom of all four legs, and also to the body, mouth, and the front of the base. The other camel with restored breaks to the top and bottom of all four legs. There are areas of repainting and touching up throughout. General glaze flakes and surface wear.
一雙駱駝均見修理。其一四肢頂、底裂經修復,亦見於身體、口及前底部。另一四肢頂、底裂亦見修復。整體見剝釉及器面磨痕。
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.ProvenanceChristie's New York, 2nd December 1993, lot 239.Christie's London, 5th November 2013, lot 396.
來源:紐約佳士得1993年12月2日,編號239倫敦佳士得2013年11月5日,編號396Catalogue noteThe Tang dynasty represents one of the most glorious chapters of China’s history when the country was open to and fascinated by influences beyond its boundaries. New impulses and visual stimuli were imported via the Silk Route. Indicative of the trade route's incredible breadth, the two-hump Bactrian camels, as portrayed in the present lot, were the preferred means of transport for traders as they were capable of travelling farther distances than the single-hump Arabian camels.

Auction archive: Lot number 3004
Auction:
Datum:
28 Jul 2022
Auction house:
Sotheby's
34-35 New Bond St.
London, W1A 2AA
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7293 5000
+44 (0)20 7293 5989
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