12 janvier 2022

Tang dynasty (618-907) Ceramics sold at Sotheby's HK 3 December 2021

Lot 811. A small sancai-glazed dish, Tang dynasty (618-907); d. 13.5 cm. Lot sold: 35,280 HKD (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 Provenance: Acquired in Japan in the 1990s. Note: Another similar Tang sancai-glazed dish was sold in these rooms, 26th August 2021, lot 1073. Lot 814. A small sancai-glazed figure of a camel, Tang dynasty (618-907); h. 65.8 cm. Lot sold: 239,400 HKD (Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 The dating... [Lire la suite]

12 janvier 2022

Three parcel-gilt silver vessels, Liao dynasty (907-1125) at Sotheby's HK 3 December 2021

Lot 821. A rare parcel-gilt silver repoussé 'makara' ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125); h. 18.8 cm. Lot sold: 214,200 HKD (Estimate: 80,000 - 100,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 31st May 2017, lot 3144 (offered). Lot 822. A rare parcel-gilt silver repoussé cup and cup stand, Liao dynasty (907-1125); cup: d. 6.9 cm, cup stand: d. 14.5 cm. Lot sold: 107,100 HKD (Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 Provenance: Christie's... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2022

The Golden Age of Kabuki Prints at the Art Institute of Chicago

The Kabuki theater district of 18th-century Edo (modern-day Tokyo) was one of the centers of urban life. At the theater, people could escape the rigid confines of a society controlled by the shogunal government and watch their favorite actors perform in dramas that were often based on ancient historical events and myths. These were tales of murder, revenge, infamy, jealousy, and, sometimes even, redemption. Along with the dramatic subject matter, Kabuki theater is characterized by its highly stylized postures, movements, hand... [Lire la suite]
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