17 juillet 2021

A stone head of a luohan, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 5079. A stone head of a luohan, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); h. 37 cm, overall 69 cm, wood stand. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 40,320 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
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17 juillet 2021

A sandstone head of Avalokitesvhara, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 5078. A sandstone head of Avalokitesvhara, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 51.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 107,100 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
17 juillet 2021

An amber-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 5076. An amber-glazed amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907); 32.7 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 60,480 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
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17 juillet 2021

A gilt-silver bamboo 'phoenix' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 5075. A gilt-silver bamboo 'phoenix' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 33.2 by 20.8 by 10 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 HKD. Lot sold: 60,480 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
17 juillet 2021

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel and cover, ding, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-221 BC)

Lot 5074. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel and cover, ding, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-221 BC); h. 26.8 cm, with two X-rays. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold: 693,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Wong & Sons Art Gallery, New York, 3rd July 1993 (USD10,000). Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
17 juillet 2021

A Longquan celadon 'twin fish' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 5073. A Longquan celadon 'twin fish' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13.4 cm, with Japanese wood box . Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 35,280 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P121b12. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
17 juillet 2021

“Hansken, Rembrandt’s Elephant,” at the Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam

Rembrandt (1606-1669), Adolescent Indian Elephant (Hansken), 1637, drawing in black chalk on paper. Albertina, Vienna. AMSTERDAM - She was famous across Europe: the Asian elephant Hansken. In the middle of the seventeenth century, she was the only living elephant on the continent and was toured to markets, fairs, and courts. When Hansken was in Amsterdam, Rembrandt drew her. Occasion for The Rembrandt House Museum to tell her life’s story in an exhibition for young and old. Hansken, Rembrandt’s Elephant presents... [Lire la suite]
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