30 décembre 2020

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, ding, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC)

Lot 1024. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, ding, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC); h. 27.2 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 119,700  HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Property from the collection of Cheng Huan. Provenance: Susan Chen, Hong Kong. Note: Ding vessels of this type are distinct for their compressed globular body supported on three unusually tall and slender legs. For examples of ding from this special group see two illustrated... [Lire la suite]

16 février 2020

An unusual large bronze bell, nao, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC)

Lot 1262. An unusual large bronze bell, nao, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC); 17 in. (43.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 242,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of lenticular section, each side cast in high relief with rows of pointed bosses alternating with rows of scrolls cast in thread relief set within a panel divided in the center by a bifurcated band, above a small thread-relief scroll panel flanked by two unusual 'dragons', the tubular... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2020

A bronze ritual faceted wine jar, fanghu, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC)

Lot 1239. A bronze ritual faceted wine jar, fanghu, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC); 12½ in. (31.7 cm.) high. Estimate 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each side is flat-cast with two panels of addorsed dragon scroll set between scroll borders, the upper border interrupted by a mask and loose ring handle on two sides below an addorsed dragon motif on the neck. There is milky green encrustation and a mottled grey and milky green patina. Provenance: Art... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2020

A massive ritual bronze tripod food vessel, ding, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC)

Lot 1228. A massive ritual bronze tripod food vessel, ding, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC); 21 1/8 in. (53.6 cm.) across handles. Estimate 150,000 - USD 200,000. Price realised USD 291,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The deep, rounded body is raised on three tall feet issuing from elaborate stylized taotie masks. The vessel is cast with two continuous bands of geometric scroll separated by a bow-string band. The thick, everted bail handles are cast with a series of scroll patterns in... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2020

A bronze ritual tripod food vessel and cover, ding, Warring States period, 5th century BC

Lot 1130. A bronze ritual tripod food vessel and cover, ding, Warring States period, 5th century BC & A grey pottery ding and cover, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC); Bronze ding 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high; pottery ding 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The deep, globular body is raised on three cabriole legs and has two upright handles decorated with bands of angular... [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]
23 septembre 2017

A white jade 'Cloud scroll' disc, yuan, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC)

Lot 2. A white jade 'Cloud scroll' disc, yuan, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC), 2 5/8 in. (7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000 (USD 15,436 - USD 23,154). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in 1998. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong