02 décembre 2020

A rare archaistic silver-and-gold-inlaid bronze tripod wine vessel and cover, zun, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 113. A rare archaistic silver-and-gold-inlaid bronze tripod wine vessel and cover, zun, Mid Qing Dynasty; 23cm (9in) high. Estimate HK$ 150,000-250,000. Sold for HK$ 1,752,500 (€ 188,899). Photo: Bonhams. The deep cylindrical body raised on three bear-form feet and cast in low relief with bands at the rims and mid body, with a pair of taotie mask handles, decorated in gold and silver inlay in the upper and lower sections of the body with archaistic bands of cicada blades and leiwen scroll... [Lire la suite]

01 décembre 2020

The Claire and Francis Heritage Lane collection sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong

The collector, a learned reader of historical literature from a young age, is interested in all aspects relating to early ceramics, ranging from the manufacture to the aesthetics. Comprising mainly early Chinese ceramics and artefacts from the Silk Road which serve as tangible historical testaments, the collection has been formed over the last two decades with acquisitions made globally, many of which were further researched upon and included in exhibitions thereafter. Between 2013 and 2016, over 200 pieces of early ceramics from the... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2020

Lark Mason Associates rings up $765,790 for Fall Sale of Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works of Art

A Pair of Chinese Lacquered Bronze Guardian Figures, Ming Dynasty. Estimate $12,000-18,000. Sold for $187,500 to an international buyer. Courtesy Lark Mason Associates NEW YORK, NY.- The impressive array of rare Chinese 18th century cloisonné, huanghuali furniture, ancient bronzes and archaic jades presented by Lark Mason Associates on the iGavelAuctions.com platform rang up $765,790 in sales including buyer’s premium. With a two-thirds sell-through of the nearly 300 lots, a third of the objects went... [Lire la suite]
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