19 septembre 2023

Han dynasty Bronze to be sold at Sotheby's New York, 19 September 2023

Lot 221. An inscribed bronze 'phoenix' mirror, Eastern Han dynasty (AD 25-220). Diameter 12.8 cm. Estimate 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold 3,810 USD. © Sotheby's 2023 with a four-character inscription reading jun yi gao guan (wish you achieve success and prosperity). Provenance: Collection of Dr. Wou Kiuan (1910-1997).Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. H.8.13.Sotheby's New York, 22nd March 2022, lot 108. Literature: Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou... [Lire la suite]