15 septembre 2021

A bronze garlic-head flask (Bianhu), Han dynasty (206 -220 AD)

Lot 41. A bronze garlic-head flask (Bianhu), Han dynasty (206 -220 AD). Width 13½ in., 34.3 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,048 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of flattened oblong form set over a slightly splayed rectangular foot rising to a short waisted neck and garlic bulb-shaped mouth, the broad sides each with raised and stepped concentric ovals, the narrow sides plain, the surface with grey patina and malachite encrustation. Property from the Estate of John W. Wilkins. ... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2021

An inscribed archaic bronze mirror, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD)

  Lot 5057. An inscribed archaic bronze mirror, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD); 16 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot sold: 63,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021  
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21 avril 2021

An archaic bronze horse, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD)

Lot 197. An archaic bronze horse, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD). Length 9 ¼ in., 23.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 18,900 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. standing foursquare, the neck held high with the head directed forward with an alert expression including bulging eyes, flaring nostrils, pricked ears, and the lips pulled back, the bound tail lifted energetically, the body hollow-cast, the pale green patina with malachite and azurite inclusions.  ... [Lire la suite]
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