25 juin 2023

A Qingbai lobed bowl, Song dynasty

Lot 36. Property from an Old Belgian Family Collection. A Qingbai lobed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 10.2 cm. Lot Sold 3,048 EUR (Estimate 2,000 - 3,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2023 Provenance: John Sparks Ltd., London, 31st March 1961 (£68) Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 15 juin 2023
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25 juin 2023

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 35. Property from an Old Belgian Family Collection. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368). Height 22.9 cm. Lot Sold 5,334 EUR (Estimate 4,000 - 6,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2023 Provenance: Collection of Charles Ernst Russell (1866-1960), London.John Sparks Ltd., London, 31st August 1960 (£450). Note: For similar vases, see two sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 30th May 2012, lot 4148 and 1st June 2011, lot 3812; an excavated example,... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2023

A rare 'Dehua' tripod incense burner, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 34. Property from an Old Belgian Family Collection. A rare 'Dehua' tripod incense burner, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Length 18.9 cm. Lot Sold 3,810 EUR (Estimate 3,000 - 5,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2023 Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 15 juin 2023
25 juin 2023

A crackled celadon-glazed stemcup, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 32. Property from an Old Belgian Family Collection. A crackled celadon-glazed stemcup, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 11.6 cm. Lot Sold 2,794 EUR (Estimate 2,000 - 4,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2023 Provenance: Spink & Son. Ltd, London, 22nd January 1962 (£45). Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 15 juin 2023
25 juin 2023

A rare pair of 'Longquan' celadon-glazed mallet vases, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 31. Property from an Old Belgian Family Collection. A rare pair of 'Longquan' celadon-glazed mallet vases, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Height 17.2 cm; Height 17.3 cm. Lot Sold 38,100 EUR (Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2023 Provenance: John Sparks Ltd., London, 31st March 1961 (£750).  Note: Longquan mallet form, or kinuta, vases became popular among the elites in the Southern Song period, (see a piece excavated from a Southern Song tomb in... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2023

'Albrecht Dürer’s material world' at The Whitworth, The University of Manchester

 Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), The Sudarium Held by two Angels, 1513. The Whitworth, The University of Manchester. Photo: Michael Pollard. MANCHESTER - Albrecht Dürer’s material world is the first major exhibition of the Whitworth’s outstanding Dürer collection in over half a century. Albrecht Dürer’s material world is a collaborative, international and co-curated research and exhibition project which offers a new perspective on Dürer as an intense observer of the 16th century worlds of manufacture, design and trade that... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2023

Yu (water vessel) Commissioned by the Marquis of Qi, Late Spring and Autumn (570–476 BCE)

Yu (water vessel) Commissioned by the Marquis of Qi, Late Spring and Autumn (570–476 BCE). Height 43.5 cm, Diameter of mouth 70.3 cm. Unearthed from the Great Channel of Zhongzhou, Luoyang, 1957. © Luoyang Museum.
25 juin 2023

Jade Ge (dagger-axe) with Dragon-and-phoenix Pattern, Late Shang (13th century–1046 BCE)

Jade Ge (dagger-axe) with Dragon-and-phoenix Pattern, Late Shang (13th century–1046 BCE). Whole length 37.0 cm, Greatest width 7.1 cm, Thickness 0.7 cm. Unearthed from tomb M2009of the cemetery of the Guo State, Sanmenxia, 1990. © Guo State Museum in Sanmenxia.
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25 juin 2023

Jade Figure, Late Western Zhou (9th century–771 BCE)

Jade Figure, Late Western Zhou (9th century–771 BCE). Height 4.6 cm, Width 2.0 cm. Unearthed from the cemetery of the Guo State, Sanmenxia, 1990. © Henan Museum
25 juin 2023

Gold Belt Ornaments, Late Western Zhou (9th century–771 BCE)

Gold Belt Ornaments, Late Western Zhou (9th century–771 BCE). One triangle, height 8.3 cm; Three in the shape of animal head, side length 2.0 cm; Seven rings, outer diameter approx. 4.0 cm; One rectangle ring, outer side length approx. 2 × 1.75 cm, width 1.75 cm. Unearthed from the cemetery of the Guo State, Sanmenxia, 1990. © Henan Museum