25 février 2019

A large archaic bronze tripod wine vessel, jia, Shang Dynasty, 13th-12th century BC

Lot 504. A large archaic bronze tripod wine vessel, jia, Shang Dynasty, 13th-12th century BC. Overall height 14 3/8 in., 36.5 cm. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 276,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. supported on three tall blade legs, the cylindrical vessel rising to a flared mouth set with two upright posts capped with mushroom finials decorated with sun-whorls, the body crisply cast with two horizontal registers, each finely cast with pairs of low-relief taotie animal... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2019

A bronze ritual wine vessel, gu, Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC

Lot 351. A bronze ritual wine vessel, gu, Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC; 10 5/8 in. (27.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price Realized USD 32,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008 The flared trumpet-shaped neck with four upright blades flat cast with inverted and elongated taotie masks above a narrow scroll band, the middle section with two taotiemasks divided and separated by notched flanges repeated on the spreading foot between four dragons with large... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2019

A bronze ritual wine vessel, gu, Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC

Lot 348. A bronze ritual wine vessel, gu, Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC; 10 13/16 in. (27.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 52,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008 The trumpet-shaped neck flat cast with a band of upright blades rising from a narrow band of spirals, above two taotie masks with small boss eyes centered on narrow flanges on the rounded center section, the spreading foot cast with a narrow band of S-shaped serpents above a wide... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2019

Archaic Jade sold at Christie's New York, 17 september 2008

Lot 332. A rare opaque taupe jade blade, ge, Shang dynasty, circa 1200 BC; 10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) long. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008 The long, slightly curved blade with beveled edges and a subtle median ridge extending the full length on both sides, with a hole drilled from one side piercing the tang which is carved with parallel notches, the grey-green stone altered to an attractive warm taupe color, one side of the tang with a... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2019

A small burnished black pottery jar, Late Shang Dynasty, Anyang Phase, 13th-12th century BC

Lot 701. A small burnished black pottery jar, Late Shang Dynasty, Anyang Phase, 13th-12th century BC; 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The jar is raised on a spreading foot encircled by two bow-string bands, and the deep body is scored with a band of dogtooth pattern applied on two sides with small rectangular, pseudo handles below the edge of the groove-encircled shoulder and the flared mouth.  ... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

A bronze tripod ritual wine vessel, gu, Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC

Lot 1235. A bronze tripod ritual wine vessel, gu, Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC; 11 in. (27.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 35,000 - USD 45,000. Price realised USD 134,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Crisply cast on the spreading foot and narrow waist with two taotie masks centered and divided by four notched flanges, the two sections separated by two bow-string bands interrupted by three reticulated cross-shaped apertures, beneath a narrow band ofleiwen and four tall upright... [Lire la suite]

26 décembre 2017

A Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel (gu), Late Shang Dynasty, 13th-12th century BC

Lot 35. A Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel (gu), Late Shang Dynasty, 13th-12th century BC. Height 12 3/8  in.,  31.3 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold  245,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's of slender, waisted form, crisply cast around the mid-section and splayed foot with pairs of taotie masks with raised eyes on a fine leiwen ground, centered by notched flanges and divided by a pair of bowstrings interrupted by two cruciform apertures, the tall flared neck... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2017

A bronze tripod ritual wine vessel, jia, Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC 

Lot 1516. A bronze tripod ritual wine vessel, jia, Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC, 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. Price realised USD 182,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Raised on three slightly curved blade-form supports, the S-curved body cast with a band of elongated taotie masks centered on narrow flanges below a band of upright scroll-filled blades repeated on the sides of the waisted posts that rise from the rim, the tops of the posts with a... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2012

An Archaic Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel (gu). Late Shang Dynasty, 13th-12th century BC

An Archaic Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel (gu). Late Shang Dynasty, 13th-12th century BC. Photo Sotheby's of slender, waisted form, crisply cast around the mid-section and splayed foot with pairs of taotie masks with raised eyes on a fine leiwen ground, centered by notched flanges and divided by a pair of bowstrings interrupted by two cruciform and two vertical apertures, the tall flared neck encircled by a narrow spiral bound below four upright triangular blades enclosing highly stylized angular... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2008

A Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel, gu. Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC

A Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel, gu. Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC The trumpet-shaped neck with four upright blades flat-cast with inverted taotie masks reserved on a leiwen ground, above a narrow band of long-tailed birds, the middle section with two taotie masks with boss-like eyes divided and separated by slender notched flanges repeated on the spreading foot cast with a narrow band of confronted birds above a band of two pairs of confronted dragons, with mottled green patina and areas of malachite encrustation. 10¾ in.... [Lire la suite]
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