13 septembre 2018

A very rare white marble 'Mythical beast' stone panel, early Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 4. A very rare white marble 'Mythical beast' stone panel, early Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 16 in., 40.6 cm; Width 19 3/4  in., 50.2 cm. Estimate: 150,000 — 250,000 USD. Lot sold 300,000. © Sotheby's. the rectangular fragment deftly carved in relief with a mythical leonine beast depicted in profile striding forward with the interior fore paw raised in motion, the jaws agape in a ferocious aspect, a pointed ear set behind the jaw and below a single curved horn, the... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2018

Vanderven Oriental Art announces TEFAF New York Fall highlights

 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH.- From October 27– 31, 2018, Vanderven Oriental Art will exhibit at TEFAF New York Fall (Stand 342). The long-established gallery, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, is one of the world’s leading international dealers in Chinese export porcelain, Han and Tang pottery, and Chinese works of art.  Vanderven will showcase a selection of blue and white porcelain alongside works from Figures, an exquisite catalog celebrating the human form in Chinese antiques. This year, the booth’s focus... [Lire la suite]