12 septembre 2021

Frist Art Museum Organizes First Major Exhibition in the U.S. Devoted to Medieval Art in Bologna

Nerio (active late 13th and early 14th centuries). Cutting from a choirbook (antiphonary): Easter Scenes: The Three Maries at the Tomb with the Angel of the Resurrection, and The Resurrected Christ Appearing to the Three Maries (in initial A), ca. 1315. Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment, 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, Rogers Fund, 12.56.1. NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Frist Art Museum presents Medieval Bologna: Art for a University City, the first major museum exhibition in the United States to... [Lire la suite]

12 septembre 2021

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel and cover (Gui), Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 33. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel and cover (Gui), Western Zhou dynasty. Width 13½ in., 34.2 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the compressed globular body raised on three mask-and-paw legs beneath a waisted circular foot, cast with recessed horizontal bands between borders of stylized birds at the rim and abstract cicada-lappets at the foot, set to each side with D-form handles issuing from large horned-animal masks and suspending tabs at the underside, the domed cover... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2021

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang / Early Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 32. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang - Early Western Zhou dynasty. Diameter 12 in., 30.5 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the deep rounded sides cast with a band of vertical ribs below a frieze of alternating mythical beast masks and whorls further separated by two horned mythical beast masks cast in high relief, the sides framed by a pair of D-form handles issuing from bovine masks and set with pendent tabs, all supported on a tall... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2021

An important inscribed archaic ritual archaic food vessel (Ding), Late Shang dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC

Lot 31. An important inscribed archaic ritual bronze food vessel (Ding), Late Shang dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC. Height 10¼ in., 26 cm. Estimate: 800,000 - 1,200,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the deep rounded body supported on three cylindrical legs, the lipped rim with two large upright loop handles, the body cast with three large taotie masks with bulging eyes intersected by vertical flanges, all against a fine leiwen ground, below a band of six serpents... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2021

An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover (Fanglei), Late Shang / Early Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 30. An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover (Fanglei), Late Shang dynasty-early Western Zhou dynasty. Height 13⅞ in., 35.2 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of rectangular section with wide shoulders tapering towards the tall, splayed foot, the straight neck decorated with two bow-string bands, supporting a high-domed trapezoidal cover of conforming outline surmounted by a similarly shaped finial atop a square-sectioned post, the base of the cover and the... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2021

An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover (Zhi), Late Shang-early Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 29. An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel (Zhi), Late Shang dynasty-early Western Zhou dynasty. Height 8⅛ in., 20.5 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the compressed pear-shaped body of oval section rising from a tall, slightly splayed foot to a flared rim, the waisted neck flanked by a pair of lug handles and decorated with borders of geometric motifs echoed on the foot, all below a frieze of cicadas encircling the rim, the domed cover with a scrollwork border against... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2021

An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel (Zhi), Late Shang dynasty

Lot 28. An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel (Zhi), Late Shang dynasty. Height 6¾ in., 17.1 cm. Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the slender elongated pear-shaped body supported on a tall spreading foot and rising to a flaring mouth, the body cast with two taotie masks in relief, all between double fillets encircling the neck and foot, the interior with an inscription Tianmin fu gui (Tianmin, father Gui), Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2021

An important archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Ding), Western Zhou dynasty, probably King Xuan period (c. 827- c. 782 BC)

Lot 27. An important archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Ding), Western Zhou dynasty, probably King Xuan period (c. 827- c. 782 BC). Diameter 12⅞ in., 32.9 cm. Estimate: 300,000 - 500,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 well cast with the deep rounded body supported on three cabriole legs, the lipped rim set with a pair of upright loop handles, the exterior decorated with a band of horizontal concentric lappets, the interior cast with a seventeen-character inscription, the surface with... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2021

"Art de Ðông Sơn, Asie du Sud-Est" Dans les collections Barbier-Mueller

Présenté aujourd’hui pour la première fois au musée Barbier-Mueller dans son intégralité, l’ensemble d’art de Ðông Sơn dans les collections Barbier-Mueller est le plus important connu, en dehors des collections nationales vietnamiennes. Il se compose d’objets de prestige ou sacrés, d’instruments de combat et de parures témoignant d’une culture qui tire son nom du village de Ðông Sơn situé dans la province de Thanh Hoa, dans le nord du Vietnam actuel, où de nombreux vestiges archéologiques ont été mis au jour. Ces derniers et ceux... [Lire la suite]
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