30 mars 2023

Chinese Ceramics sold at Sotheby's New York, 22 March 2023

Lot 527. Property from the Collection of Robin Bradley Martin. The Guennol 'Jun' blue-glazed small dish, Northern Song- Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 4½ in., 11.5 cm. Lot Sold 50,800 USD (Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 USD). © 2023 Sotheby's Provenance: Eskenazi Ltd., London, 17th April 1979.The Guennol Collection (collection of Alastair Bradley Martin and Edith Martin), and thence by descent. Literature: Amy G. Poster, 'Chun-yao Glazed Stoneware Dish', The Guennol Collection, vol.... [Lire la suite]

30 mars 2023

A large archaic jade ritual dagger axe, Ge, Shang Dynasty (c. 1500-1050 BC)

Lot 117. A large archaic jade ritual dagger axe, Ge, Shang Dynasty (c. 1500-1050 BC); 18 1/4in (46.7cm) long. Sold for US$20,400 (Estimate US$12,000-15,000). © Bonhams 2001-2023 The thinly carved blade of slender elegant form with sharp beveled cutting edges, tapers rapidly ending in a narrow point, the two drilled holes on the squared tang alligned with the very gently rising median crest, another small hole at the corner of the tang for attachment, the stone 'calcified' in mottled tan and... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2023

A rare Neolithic pale green jade curved and ribbed ornament, Hongshan culture, circa 3500-3000 BCE

  Lot 116. A rare Neolithic pale green jade curved and ribbed ornament, Hongshan culture, circa 3500-3000 BCE; 4 1/4in high; 3 1/2in at the widest end and 2 5/8in at the narrow end (10.8cm x 8.9cm x 6.6cm). Sold for US$40,695 (Estimate US$10,000-15,000). © Bonhams 2001-2023 Probably an arm ornament, of C-shaped profile, the trapezoidal underside plain and the arched outer surface with six wide channels divided by vertical ribs, the narrow end of the curling ornament with two small,... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2023

A bronze 'TLV' mirror, Han dynasty

Lot 114. A bronze 'TLV' mirror, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); 8in (20.3cm) diam. Sold for US$1,912.50 (Estimate US$2,000-3,000). © Bonhams 2001-2023 Finely cast with concentric bands of mythical creatures, alternating raised bosses and 'L'- and 'V'-shaped patterns, the knob enclosed by quatrefoil petals within a double square and 'T'-shaped crowns, the wide rim flat and slightly raised, the reflective mirror side well-polished, the tin-rich bronze in silvery tone with scattered malachite... [Lire la suite]
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