30 mars 2022

A russet jade 'figure' pendant, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD)

Lot 146. A russet jade 'figure' pendant, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD). Height 1⅜ in., 3.6 cm. Lot sold: 6,930 USD (Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD). © Sothebys.  Provenance: Bennet Collection (by repute). Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. H.7.14. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022

30 mars 2022

A russet jade 'figure' pendant, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD)

Lot 145. A russet jade 'figure' pendant, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD). Height 1½ in., 3.8 cm. Lot sold: 5,040 USD (Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD). © Sothebys.  Provenance: Bennet Collection (by repute). Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. H.7.14. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022
30 mars 2022

A pale green jade 'dragon' pendant, Eastern Zhou-Han dynasty

Lot 143. A pale green jade 'dragon' pendant, Eastern Zhou-Han dynasty. Length 6¾ in., 17.1 cm. Lot sold: 9,450 USD (Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 USD). © Sothebys.  Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. E.8.29.. Literature: Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum, Hong Kong, 2011, pl. 173. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2022

An archaic bronze sword, Warring States period (475-221 BC)

Lot 137. An archaic bronze sword, Warring States period  (475-221 BC). Length 15⅞ in., 40.4 cm. Lot sold: 5,670 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sothebys.  Provenance: Collection of Harry Geoffrey Beasley (1881-1939), probably acquired 1st October 1929 (according to label). Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. H.2.24. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2022

A rare bronze dagger, 7th-6th Century BC

Lot 135. A rare bronze dagger, 7th-6th Century BC. Length 12⅝ in., 32.2 cm. Lot sold: 11,340 USD (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD). © Sothebys.  Provenance: Christie's London, 12th May 1975, lot 7. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1975-present, coll. no. E.8.2. Literature: Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum, Hong Kong, 2011, pl. 16. Note: Compare a similar bronze dagger from the... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2022

A small bronze figure of a recumbent ram, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 133. A small bronze figure of a recumbent ram, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Width 2⅜ in., 6 cm. Lot sold: 63,000 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sothebys.  Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. T.1.3.   Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022

30 mars 2022

A bronze figure of a toad, Song - Ming dynasty

Lot 132. A bronze figure of a toad, Song-Ming dynasty. Length 5 in., 12.5 cm. Lot sold: 5,292 USD (Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD). © Sothebys.  Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. M.4.18.   Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022
29 mars 2022

A carved 'Ding' 'lotus' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 126. A carved 'Ding' 'lotus' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 6¾ in., 17.2 cm. Lot sold: 4,410 USD (Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 USD). © Sothebys. with a metal-mounted rim. Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd. (according to label). Collection of Richard Edmund Relfe Luff (1887-1969). Sotheby's London 16th May 1967, lot 71. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. T.6.14.   Sotheby's. A... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2022

A molded 'Ding' 'cranes' saucer dish, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 125. A molded 'Ding' 'cranes' saucer dish, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Diameter 5½ in., 14 cm. Lot sold: 10,080 USD (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD). © Sothebys. with a metal-mounted rim. Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997).Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. T.6.15.  Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022
29 mars 2022

A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 120. A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Diameter 6 in., 15.4 cm. Lot sold: 17,640 USD (Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 USD). © Sothebys. the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997).Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. Q.C.186.  Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022