Archaic vessel, Gu, Shang dynasty, 1600-­-1050 BC, Anyang culture, 1300-­1050 BC, 12th-11th century BC

Archaic vessel, Gu, Shang dynasty, 1600-­-1050 BC, Anyang culture, 1300-­1050 BC, 12th-11th century BC. Bronze with green patina, malachite encrustation. Height 31 cm. Pictogram inside the foot, X-ray © Gisèle Croës s.a. Arts d'Extrême Orient.

Archaic vessel, Bianhu, Han Dynasty, 206 BC - AD 220

Archaic vessel, Bianhu, Han Dynasty, 206 BC - AD 220. Bronze with green and blue patina, malachite and azurite encrustation. Height 36 cm © Gisèle Croës s.a. Arts d'Extrême Orient.

Wrestling earthenware figures, Tang dynasty, 618-907

Wrestling earthenware figures, Tang dynasty, 618-907. Beige earthenware, black and orange pigments. Height 17 cm © Gisèle Croës s.a. Arts d'Extrême Orient.

Set of four armchairs (detail, two of four), Qing dynasty, 1644-1911, early 18th century

Set of four armchairs (detail, two of four), Qing dynasty, 1644-1911, early 18th century. Qiangjin lacquer, 110 x 54 cm © Gisèle Croës s.a. Arts d'Extrême Orient.

ProvenancePrivate collection, Palm Beach; A&J Speelman; Lullin Collection, Switzerland early 1980; private collection, New York

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Allegorical portrait of a young man, Qing dynasty, 1644-1912, late 18th century. Oil on copper, 23.5 x 20 cm © Gisèle Croës s.a. Arts d'Extrême Orient.

ProvenanceKevork Essayan and Rita Gulbenkian Collection, inv. no. 88; private collection, France, Val de Loire

Gisèle Croës s.a. Arts d'Extrême Orient. TEFAF Maastricht 2017. Stand 822