02 avril 2018

A carved wood Inupiaq mask, Ancient Eskimo, Alaska, 15th century

Lot 3019. A carved wood Inupiaq mask, Ancient Eskimo, Alaska, 15th century; 16.3 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate 350,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 finely carved with a subtle curvature echoing the brow ridge and cheek bones, framing two almond-shaped apertures for the eyes, the mask centred with a slightly raised elongated triangular section pierced with two apertures, traces of pigments along the edges, metal stand. Provenance: Joseph G.... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2016

A carved wood head of Guanyin, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 156. A carved wood head of Guanyin, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 40,000  USD. Photo: Sotheby's. well carved, the oval face with a serene expression with arched brows above heavily lidded eyes inset with dark glass, above a straight nose and full lips with traces of red pigment, the hair pulled back from the face in even grooves to reveal the pendulous earlobes, all beneath an elaborate jeweled crown with traces of lacquer, wood stand (2) - Height 12 in., 30.5 cm ... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2013

South German Carved Wood Vanitas of a Skull, 17th-18th Century

South German Carved Wood Vanitas of a Skull, 17th-18th Century.  Photo courtesy Finch & Co Old lime-washed surface.Size: 14.5cm high, 17cm deep, 11.5cm wide - 5¾ ins high, 6¾ ins deep, 4½ ins wide. FOR SALE http://www.finch-and-co.co.uk
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