14 février 2020

A bronze ritual tripod food vessel, liding, Late Western Zhou dynasty, 8th century BC

Lot 1251. A bronze ritual tripod food vessel, liding, Late Western Zhou dynasty, 8th century BC; 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) across handles. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The compressed body raised on three legs with flat, partially open backs, each leg positioned below a curved flange centering pairs of coiled birds with long tails enclosing an 'eye', all below a short neck and everted rim, with mottled grey and milky green patina, stand. ... [Lire la suite]

18 janvier 2020

A bronze ritual food vessel, liding, late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC

Lot 1212. A bronze ritual food vessel, liding, late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC; 5 15/16 in. (15 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vessel is raised on three supports leading up into each deep lobe of the body, which is cast in relief with three taotie masks below the flared rim surmounted by a pair of bail handles. The bronze has a mottled milky-green patina. Provenance: Christie's New York, 2 December 1985,... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2019

A Chinese bronze ritual tripod food vessel, liding, Western Zhou dynasty (1100-771 BC)

Lot 2. A Chinese bronze ritual tripod food vessel, liding, Western Zhou dynasty (1100-771 BC); 6 ¾ in. (17 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The tri-lobed body raised on three columnar legs, cast above each leg with a large taotie mask with rounded eyes, all reserved on a leiwen ground, a two-character inscription to the interior side. Provenance: Paula Heuser Antiquitäten, Hamburg, Germany, 5 June 1935.The... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2019

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel (liding), Late Shang-Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 504. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel (liding), Late Shang-Western Zhou dynasty. Height 8 3/8  in., 21.2 cm Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot sold 150,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep bowl divided into three lobes resting on three tapering columnar supports, the everted rim set with a pair of plain loop handles, each lobe finely cast with a taotie mask with protruding eyes and horns, flanked by descending serpentine animals to the sides, all... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2019

An unusual bronze ritual tripod food vessel, Liding, Early Shang dynasty, Erligang Period, circa 1500 BC

Lot 984. An unusual bronze ritual tripod food vessel, Liding, Early Shang dynasty, Erligang Period, circa 1500 BC; 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high. Estimate $15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The vessel is raised on three tapering hollow supports positioned below each deep lobe. The lower body is cast in thread relief with a double zigzag band, and a scroll band is cast below the flared rim from which rises a pair of bail handles. The vessel has a mottled grey and... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2019

Récipient Tripode Rituel Archaïque en Bronze, Liding, Fin de la Dynastie Shang, ca. 1200 avant J.-C.

Lot 31. Récipient Tripode Rituel Archaïque en Bronze, Liding, Fin de la Dynastie Shang, ca. 1200 avant J.-C.; Haut. 20,6 cm. Estimation 50,000 — 70,000 EUR. Lot Vendu 105,000 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's 2015. reposant sur trois hauts pieds colonnes, le corps divisé en trois lobes en léger relief, chacun décoré en relief de masques de taotie cornus aux grands yeux levés sous des cornes bovines, les bords évasés flanqués de deux anses arrondies, la patine sombre et lisse aux... [Lire la suite]

20 janvier 2019

Important Récipient Tripode Rituel Archaïque en Bronze, Liding, Fin de la Dynastie Shang, ca. 1200 avant J.-C.

Lot 21. Important Récipient Tripode Rituel Archaïque en Bronze, Liding, Fin de la Dynastie Shang, ca. 1200 avant J.-C.; Haut. 27.2 cm; 10 3/4  in. Estimation: 150,000 — 250,000 €. Lot. Vendu 507,000 €. Photo Sotheby's 2015 la panse aux parois profondes et arrondies divisée en trois légers lobes, reposant sur trois pieds colonnes ornés de cigales stylisées regardant vers le haut, les bords agrémentés de deux anses arquées quadrangulaires face à face, un léger... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2018

Ritual Vessel, Liding, Late Shang Dynasty, 1600-1046 B.C.

Lot 3112. Ritual Vessel, Liding, Late Shang Dynasty, 1600-1046 B.C. H 21.4cm. Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - 4,000,000 (USD 319,048 - 510,476). Sold price HKD 2,950,000 (USD 376,476). © Poly Auction. The tri-lobed body cast in low relief with three taotie masks with large rounded eyes positioned above. Each of the three slightly tapering columnar legs and flanked by descending dragons, all reserved against the leiwen ground, the decoration enhanced by black inlay, with a pair of bail handles rising... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2018

A bronze ritual tripod food vessel, liding, late Shang dynasty, 11th century BC

Lot 1104. A bronze ritual tripod food vessel, liding, late Shang dynasty, 11th century BC; 8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The tri-lobed body is raised on three slender, columnar legs, and is cast above each leg with a large taotie mask with rounded eyes flanked by a pair of descending dragons and reserved on a leiwen ground below a narrow band of leiwen. A pair of bail handles rise... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2017

A bronze ritual tripod food vessel, liding, Late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC 

Lot 1517. A bronze ritual tripod food vessel, liding, Late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC, 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 626,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Raised on three columnar supports, the body lobed above each leg and cast in relief with three taotie masks centered on a flange and reserved on a leiwen ground, below a narrow band of cicadas also on a leiwen ground and arranged in threes confronted on... [Lire la suite]