28 mars 2020

A small gilt-bronze guardian figure, Sui-Early Tang dynasty, 6th-7th century

Lot 2048. A small gilt-bronze guardian figure, Sui-Early Tang dynasty, 6th-7th century; 3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The guardian is shown standing triumphantly on the shoulders of a seated demon as he brandishes a spear in his raised left hand, and rests his right hand on his hip. He wears a sash-tied tunic that is partially tucked in leaving his chest and right arm bare, and a helmet with... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2019

Lokapala [guardian figure], Tang Dynasty (618–907)

Lokapala [guardian figure], Tang Dynasty (618–907), earthenware, pigments; 56.5cm (H) x 22.0cm (W) x 16.0cm (D). Gift to the National Collection of Asian Art from Dr TT Tsui LLD JP, of the Tsui Art Foundation, HK, through the National Gallery of Australia Foundation 1995. © 2019 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.  
19 mars 2018

An exceptional pair of massive sancai-glazed pottery guardian figures, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 705. An exceptional pair of massive sancai-glazed pottery guardian figures, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 40 ½ and 38 in. (103 and 96.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each guardian figure is modeled standing on a recumbent ox, with the right arm raised as if to hold a spear and the left hand resting on the hip. His face is modeled with a fierce expression, and each is dressed in full armor, finely detailed with stamped decoration including florets on the... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2018

Gisèle Croës at Asia Week New York, 15-34 march 2018

Bronze drum stand with three coiled dragons, Spring and Autumn period (770 - 476 BC). Bronze with green and brown patina. Ht. 36,5 cm (14 1/2 in.)- Wd. 53 cm (21 in.) . Photo Studio Roger Asselberghs – Frédéric Dehaen Bronze Bell, Bo. Spring and Autumn period (770 - 476 BC) - Early 7th century. Ht. 42 cm (16 1/2 in). Photo Studio Roger Asselberghs – Frédéric Dehaen Bronze Mask. Early Western Zhou dynasty (1046-771 BC). Bronze with green patina, malachite crystallization. Wd. 29.5 cm (11 5/8... [Lire la suite]