21 juin 2022

Jewels of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Treasures from the Worcester Art Museum

Gold Ring of Sekhmet, ancient Egyptian, New Kingdom, about 1539–1077 BCE, gold, Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs Collection, 1926.97 WORCESTER, MASS.- This summer the Worcester Art Museum presents its new exhibition, Jewels of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Treasures from the Worcester Art Museum, bringing to light the exceptional collection of Egyptian jewelry assembled by Kingsmill Marrs and Laura Norcross Marrs and given to WAM by Mrs. Marrs in 1926. Coinciding with the centennial celebration of Howard Carter’s momentous... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2022

A fine and rare gilt-bronze engraved wine cup, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 87. A fine and rare gilt-bronze engraved wine cup, Tang dynasty (618-907). 7.3 cm, 2 7/8 in. Lot sold: 44,100 EUR (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 of small size, the bowl with horizontal groove just below the slightly everted lip, finely engraved in three zones with birds in flight and perched amidst scrolling, flowering plants, above a short 'canopy' engraved with dentate ornament, supported on a spherical-knopped stem and conical foot, the latter engraved with... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2022

Han dynasty Bronzes sold at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022

  Lot 87. A bronze ritual tripod food vessel and cover, ding, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD). H. 14 cm, 5 1/2 in. ; Diam. 20 cm, 7 7/8 in. Lot sold: 44,100 EUR (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 of small size, the bowl with horizontal groove just below the slightly everted lip, finely engraved in three zones with birds in flight and perched amidst scrolling, flowering plants, above a short 'canopy' engraved with dentate ornament, supported on a spherical-knopped... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2022

Zhou dynasty Bronzes sold at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022

Lot 80. An archaic bronze wine vessel, lei, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period (770-475 BC). H. 25 cm, 9 7/8 in. ; L. 29 cm, 11 3/8 in. Lot sold: 40,320 EUR (Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a European private collection. Provenance: Galerie 41, Monaco, 2nd May 2006.  Note: The intricate pattern sensitively cast on this piece is extraordinary, showcasing the virtuosity of the casters from the Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-256... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2022

Shang dynasty bronzes sold at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022

  Lot 82. An archaic bronze beaker, gu, Early Shang dynasty; H. 32 cm, 12 5/8 in. Lot sold: 10,080 EUR (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 EUR). © Sotheby's the tripod goblet with a characteristic trumpet-shaped upper and rounded lower section with a flat base, decorated with taotie borders and broad scrolling ribbons standing out against plain recessed areas, organized as elongated scroll bands centred on a single eye, confronting each other to form a double-eyed mask... [Lire la suite]
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