06 juillet 2021

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, pan, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn Period (771–476 BC)

  Lot 5012. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, pan, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn Period (771–476 BC); 45.5 cm, with Japanese wood box and four X-rays. Estimate: 160,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 756,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, 2010. Note: The interior is later inscribed in the Eastern Han dynasty with the characters zhongping sannian, the third year of Zhongping, corresponding to A.D. 186. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a... [Lire la suite]

05 juillet 2021

Two bronze dragon fittings, Spring and Autumn period (771–476 BC)

Lot 5007. Two bronze dragon fittings, Spring and Autumn period (771–476 BC); 15 and 15.5 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 47,880 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, 2010. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
04 août 2017

A rare Ordos turquoise-inlaid gold ram fitting, Spring and Autumn period

Lot 6. A rare Ordos turquoise-inlaid gold ram fitting, Spring and Autumn period (771-476 BC), 4.3cm, 1 5/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 26,900 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. realistically cast with a front leg curled under the body and the outer hind leg bent up to its nose as if scratching, the head raised high and surmounted by a fine pair of curled horns, traces of turquoise inlay, two pins on the reverse for attachment. Weight 60g. Exhibited: Chinese Gold and Silver in the Carl... [Lire la suite]