15 novembre 2020

A rare small bronze equestrian group, Han dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD)

Lot 139. A rare small bronze equestrian group, Han dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD); Height 6.5 cm, 2½ in. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP. Lot sold: 12,600 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the horse standing four-square with head raised and looking forwards, the rider wearing a long tunic and with hands held together as if holding the reigns. Provenance: Christie's London, 14th December 1987, lot 270. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, 4 November 2020, Hong Kong

15 novembre 2020

A small bronze 'rhinoceros' water-dropper, Song dynasty or later

Lot 139. A small bronze 'rhinoceros' water-dropper, Song dynasty or later; Length 12 cm, 4¾ in. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP. Lot sold: 4,788GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. standing four-square with horned head raised and looking forward, the tail curled around the left side of the hindquarters, the hollow body set with a cylindrical aperture in the middle of the back. Provenance: Acquired from Peter Wain, Shropshire, 2000. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, 4 November 2020, Hong Kong ... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2020

An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, jue, Late Shang-early Western Zhou Dynasty

Lot 138. An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, jue, Late Shang-early Western Zhou Dynasty; Height 19 cm, 7½ in. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 GBP. Lot sold: 18,900 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep U-shaped body raised on three splayed blade feet, cast with a band of taotie masks reserved on a dense leiwen ground, one side set with a loop handle, beneath a long, channelled spout opposite a raised point forming the rim, surmounted by a pair of rectangular posts rising to mushroom-cap... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2020

A rare bronze ritual food vessel, gui, Western Zhou Dynasty (circa 1100-771 BC)

Lot 137. A rare bronze ritual food vessel, gui, Western Zhou Dynasty (circa 1100-771 BC);Width across handles 35 cm, 13¾ in. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 GBP. Lot sold: 201,600 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of large size, the wide rounded body raised on a tall splayed foot, crisply cast in relief on each side with a pair of prominent confronted birds, each with flamboyant plumed crests, with raised eyes and heads turned back towards a high plumed tail circling their bodies, all on a ground... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2020

Masque funéraire, Chine, Époque Liao, ca 10°-12° siècles

Lot 190. Masque funéraire, Chine, Époque Liao, ca 10°-12° siècles. Alliage cuivreux. H. 18 cm. Est: €200 - €400. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Accidents et manques visibles, surface oxydée. Provenance: Collection de Monsieur R.L. Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Collections. Art Islamique, Archéologie, Art Précolombien, Arts d'Asie, Arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie. Mardi 17 novembre 2020 à 14 heures. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel, + 33 (0)6 09 22 55... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2020

Lame de hache, Chine, Yunnan, Royaume de Dian, Période des Han Occidentaux (206 BCE-8 CE)

Lot 193. Lame de hache, Chine, Yunnan, Royaume de Dian, Période des Han Occidentaux (206 BCE-8 CE). Alliage cuivreux. H. 21 cm. Est: €1,500 - €2,500. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Rare hache classique à la base ornée de bandeaux incisés de motifs géométriques sur lesquels repose un personnage allongé. Belle patine oxydée avec nuances colorées. Cf: Zhang Zeng Qi. Bronze art of the Dian Kingdom, 1991. Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Collections. Art Islamique, Archéologie, Art Précolombien, Arts d'Asie,... [Lire la suite]

11 novembre 2020

Lame de hallebarde, Chine, époque des Zhou orientaux (770-256 BCE)

Lot 191. Lame de hallebarde, Chine, époque des Zhou orientaux (770-256 BCE). Alliage cuivreux. L. 19cm. Est: €150 - €300. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Provenance: Collection de Monsieur et Madame L. (Paris). Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Collections. Art Islamique, Archéologie, Art Précolombien, Arts d'Asie, Arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie. Mardi 17 novembre 2020 à 14 heures. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel, + 33 (0)6 09 22 55 13 daffos-estournel@aaoarts.com
09 novembre 2020

A rare bronze inscribed ritual tripod wine vessel, jue, Late Shang-early Western Zhou Dynasty, 12th-10th century BC

Lot 3. A rare bronze inscribed ritual tripod wine vessel, jue, Late Shang-early Western Zhou Dynasty, 12th-10th century; 20cm (7 7/8in) high. Estimate £ 15,000 - £ 20,000. Sold for £ 81,312 (€ 90,122). Courtesy Bonhams. The vessel with a deep U-shaped body rising to a pointed rim opposite a long channelled spout, flanked by a pair of posts capped with conical 'fire-whorl' medallions, all supported on three narrow tapered legs, the exterior intricately cast in low relief with two registers of... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2020

A massive documentary archaistic ritual bronze incense burner, FangDing, Qianlong

Lot 207. A massive documentary archaistic ritual bronze incense burner, FangDing, Qianlong, dated by inscription to the 41st year of the reign Qianlong corresponding to 1776 and of the period;  194cm (76 1/2in) high x 43cm (17in) deep x 94cm (37in) wide. Estimate £ 40,000 - £ 60,000. Sold for £ 93,812 (€ 103,740). Courtesy Bonhams. Of rectangular form, cast on each side with a taotie mask in low relief, with stylised body and claw motifs on the sides, against the... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Tara, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 72. A gilt-bronze figure of Tara, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 7 in. (18 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The figure is shown seated in lalitasana with hands held in vitarkamudra, each holding the ends of a lotus stem that extends up the arms to flank the shoulders. The figure is dressed in an elegantly draped dhoti secured with a beaded, festoon-hung sash, beaded necklaces, armlets, large... [Lire la suite]
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