27 juillet 2023

An elegant bronze ritual wine vessel "Gu", Shang dynasty, 11th century BC

Lot 242. An elegant bronze ritual wine vessel "Gu", Shang dynasty, 11th century BC; height 32.5 cm. Sold for CHF 49 100 (Estimate CHF 40 000 / 60 000 | (€ 41 240 / 61 860)). Photo Koller With a character at the inside of the foot. Slightly restored. Provenance: Swiss private collection. Koller. ART D'ASIE : HIMALAYA, CHINE. 20 June 2023

27 juillet 2023

A classical bronze wine vessel 'zun', Late Shang-early Zhou dynasty

Lot 161. A classical bronze wine vessel 'zun', Late Shang-early Zhou dynasty; height 28 cm. Sold for CHF 287 000 (Estimate CHF 100 000 / 150 000 | (€ 103 090 / 154 640)). Photo Koller The middle part decorated with two vigorous taotie masks flanked by a pair of dragons. Inside at bottom incised inscription. Some restorations. Provenance: - Collection of Ms. Christian Holmes (1871–1941). Parke Bernet Galleries New York, 13/14 november 1963, lot 265. Sotheby's London, 14 november 1972,... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2023

The Cleveland Museum of Art announces new acquisitions

CLEVELAND, OH.- Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include Écriture No. 22-77 by Park Seo Bo (박서보), a pioneer in Korean postwar abstraction; a clay sculpture by Rose B. Simpson, a contemporary Native American artist; drawings by Dutch artist Jacob de Wit and British artist Richard Cosway; and five Nabeshima porcelain dishes from the province of Hizen in Kyushu, Japan’s southernmost island. Écriture No. 22-77 by Park Seo-Bo (Korean, b. 1931) is a masterpiece of Dansaekhwa, one of the most important... [Lire la suite]
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