31 juillet 2022

Shang dynasty archaic bronzes sold at Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 28 July 2022

Lot 3001. An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, Jue, Shang dynasty (c. 1500-1050 BC); h. 20.8 cm, w. 17 cm. Lot sold: 378,000 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 cast beneath the handle with a two-character inscription reading Fu Yi ('Father Yi'). Provenance: Mandala Fine Arts, Hong Kong. Note: Father Yi (Fu Yi) should be the father of the patron, for whom the vessel was dedicated. Compare a similar example without... [Lire la suite]