26 février 2023

Exhibition offers an incredible display of 220 sets of ancient gold artefacts

HONG KONG.- The Hong Kong Palace Museum, Hong Kong’s new cultural landmark in the West Kowloon Cultural District, unveiled “Radiance: Ancient Gold from the Hong Kong Palace Museum Collection and the Mengdiexuan Collection”, the first special exhibition curated from the Museum’s own permanent collection. The exhibition offers an incredible display of 220 sets of ancient gold artefacts, with the oldest dating back to the 18th century BCE. The majority of items on display are specially selected from a donation made to the HKPM by... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2018

A rare gold-sheet-inlaid bronze foliate mirror, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 57. A rare gold-sheet-inlaid bronze foliate mirror, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 5.7cm (2 1/4in) wide. Estimate £ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 3,400 - 5,700). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 The six-petalled mirror inlaid with a sheet of gold chased with three horses galloping head to tail in low relief against a ground of incised leafy scrolls issuing from the central domed knob, contrasting with the silvery finish on the wide rim and reverse reflective surface, box. (2) Provenance: The Mengdiexuan Collection. Published: J.M.White... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2018

Very Rare Archaic Bronzes Lead Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale in London

© Bonhams 2001-2018 LONDON - Bonhams is delighted to offer an exceptional selection of Chinese ceramics and works of art, for sale on 17 May 2018 at New Bond St, London. The highlights include rare works of art ranging from archaic bronzes, early ceramics and later porcelain, Buddhist stone sculptures, Buddhist and Daoist bronze figures to jade, Imperial silk textiles, Imperial lacquer wares and coromandel screens. Many of the objects boast important collection provenance, including from a Royal Collection, Lord Cunliffe,... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2017

Chinese ceramics from the Mengdiexuan Collection at Christie's Hong Kong

© Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Lot 19. Two models of tea grinders, Five Dynasties (907-960). Estimate HKD 22,000 - HKD 30,000 (USD 2,830 - USD 3,859). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 One green-glazed pottery, the other white-glazed stoneware. The larger, 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm.) long, box. Property from the Mengdiexuan Collection. Lot 20. A Yue box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); 3 5/8 in. (9.1 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,718 - USD... [Lire la suite]