16 juin 2022

An important Khotan green jade 'De sui chu xin' imperial seal, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, ca. 1795

Lot 1. An important Khotan green jade 'De sui chu xin' imperial seal, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, ca. 1795; 6.7 x 2.2 x 3.9 cm, 2 5/8 by 7/8 by 1 1/2 in.. Lot sold: 2,213,000 EUR (Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 EUR). © Sotheby's of rectangular form, surmounted by a carved dragon, the beast finely carved with a broad, muscular body crouching on its haunches accented with sharp talons in ambush and ready to pounce, the seal face crisply carved with the characters De sui chu... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2022

Pioneering drone technology leads to new discoveries in Iraq

Statue of King Gudea; dolerite; Tello, Iraq; 2130 BC. © The Trustees of the BritishMuseum LONDON.- A new approach to archaeology in Iraq using high resolution drone imagery has led to the discovery, identification, and preservation of ancient buildings, from over 4,000 years ago. This is the first time drone technology has been used in this way for cultural heritage sites in southern Iraq.A unique combination of remote sensing work using high resolution drone imagery, ground-truthing and conservation techniques. Without this... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2022

Céramiques du Vietnam chez DELON - HOEBANX, 15 Juin 2022

Lot 49. Pot à chaux miniature en grès à couverte craquelée beige, la prise en forme d'écrevisse, Dynastie des Trân ou Lê, XIII, XIVe siècle. H. 6 cm. Résultatc sans frais: 1 100 € (Estimation 20-40€). Courtesy Delon - Hoebanx. Lot 50. Verseuse à vin de forme hemisphérique en grès à couverte beige craquelée, Dynastie des Trân ou Lê, XIII, XIVe siècle. H. 19,5 cm. Résultat sans frais 3 200 € (Estimation 100-150€). Courtesy Delon - Hoebanx. le bec verseur figurant une tête d'animal. Trace de... [Lire la suite]