04 septembre 2022

Han dynasty bronze to be sold at Heritage's Asian Art Auction

Lot 78206. A Chinese Bronze Goose-Form Lamp, Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); 16-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches (41.9 x 26.7 x 19.1 cm). Estimate: $50,000 - $80,000. © 2022 Heritage Auctions Property from a Private Southern California Collection. Provenance: Ji Zhen Zhai Collection. Literature: Jing Pei Fang, Symbols and Rebuses in Chinese Art: Figures, Bugs, Beasts, and Flowers, 2004, p. 90. Lot 78207. A Chinese Bronze Fish-Form Hu Vessel, Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 9); 13 x 9 x... [Lire la suite]

29 août 2022

A gilt-lacquered 'lotus' bronze stand, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 637. A gilt-lacquered 'lotus' bronze stand, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); Hauteur : 49 cm. (19 1⁄4 in.) ; Longueur : 53 cm. (20 7⁄8 in.). Price Realised EUR 20,160 (Estimate EUR 10,000 - EUR 15,000). © Christie's 2022 Christie's. Five Private Collections. London, 5 July - 19 July 2022
22 août 2022

Summer Sale of Chinese Art: A Private Asian Collection at Bonhams

© Bonhams 2001-2022 From 22 to 30 August, Bonhams presents "Summer sale of Chinese Art: A Private Asian Collection", an online sale featuring a wide array of Chinese works of art spanning more than 2000 years of Chinese history. Among the 69 lots are archaic ritual bronzes, pottery and porcelain, jades and other works of art, dating from the Shang dynasty to the Republic period. This collection was assembled by an Asian collector over the past three decades via international auction houses and renowned art dealers in New York,... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2022

An unusual bronze 'foreigner' candlestick, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 3028. An unusual bronze 'foreigner' candlestick, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368); 21.7 cm. Lot sold: 47,880 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 7th April 2014 (HK$115,000). Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 28 July 2022.
06 août 2022

A pair of silver armlets, Song dynasty or earlier

Lot 3069. A pair of silver armlets, Song dynasty or earlier; 12 cm. Lot sold: 50,400 HKD (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Acquired in Japan, 2000s. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 28 July 2022
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05 août 2022

A pair of gilt-bronze 'lotus' belt plaques, Liao dynasty (907–1125)

Lot 3060. A pair of gilt-bronze 'lotus' belt plaques, Liao dynasty (907–1125); 10.5 and 11.5 cm. Lot sold: 15,120 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Note: See a similar pair from the collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, sold in our New York rooms, 19th March 2002, lot 152. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 28 July 2022.

05 août 2022

Two metal 'cicada' locking mechanisms, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 3064. Two metal 'cicada' locking mechanisms, Tang dynasty (618-907); 10.5 and 21.2 cm. Lot sold: 119,700 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Sze Yuan Tang Collection, 1980s.Bonhams Hong Kong, 24th November 2013, lot 575 (HK$37,500). Note: The earliest known locking mechanism is first attributed to the Han dynasty. The current examples are more advanced and intricate than their predecessors. See a similar Tang example from the Palace Museum Collection,... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2022

An archaistic silvery bronze 'dragon' mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 3028. An archaistic silvery bronze 'dragon' mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907); 17 cm. Lot sold: 119,700 HKD (Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Note: See a similar example from the collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, sold at Christie's New York, 22nd March 2012, lot 1460. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 28 July 2022.
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03 août 2022

A rare bronze 'kneeling lady' oil lamp, Qin - Han dynasty

Lot 3032. A rare bronze 'kneeling lady' oil lamp, Qin - Han dynasty; h. 16.2 cm, with 1 X-ray, Japanese wood box. Lot sold: 151,200 HKD (Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Acquired in Japan, 1990s. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 28 July 2022.
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03 août 2022

Bronzes from Warring States period - Han dynasty sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 28 July 2022

Lot 3053. A pair of gilt-bronze 'dragon' horse chanfrons, Warring States period - Han dynasty; 20.8 cm. Lot sold: 63,000 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Feng Wen Tang Collection, 1990s.Acquired in Hong Kong, 31st May 2016. Lot 3058. A group of 10 Ordos bronze 'bird' ornaments, Western Han dynasty; 5 to 17 cm. Lot sold: 30,240 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Mandala Fine Arts,... [Lire la suite]