05 septembre 2021

A bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, Hu, Late Warring States-Han dynasty, 4th-2nd century BC

Lot 707. A bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, Hu, Late Warring States-Han dynasty, 4th-2nd century BC; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's 2021 The pear-shaped body is cast on the shoulder with two taotie mask handles suspending loose rings, attached to linked chains that slide through corresponding rings suspended from loops on the semi-domed cover. The lower body is cast with three additional taotie mask handles with loose rings. Property... [Lire la suite]

04 octobre 2020

A lacquered wood figure of an attendant, Late Warring States-Early Han dynasty, 4th-2nd century BC

Lot 892. A lacquered wood figure of an attendant, Late Warring States-Early Han dynasty, 4th-2nd century BC; 14 ¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The kneeling figure, wearing robes lacquered in red, black, brown and white, the right sleeve worn off the shoulder and draped across the thighs, softwood stand. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1970. Literature: The Arts... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2017

A fine gold buckle, 4th-2nd century BC

Lot 7. A fine gold buckle, 4th-2nd century BC, 3.6cm., 1 3/8 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 26,900 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of hemispherical shape and heavily cast with a design in relief of three sharp-clawed dragons, their sinuous bodies interlocking and curled around a central boss, the reverse with three loops for attachment. Weight 49g. Exhibited: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1954-55, cat. no. 11. Literature: Gyllensvärd, 1953, pl. 11. Ulricehamn, 1999,... [Lire la suite]
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