13 février 2024

Bronze Dragon Sunflower Mirror, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Bronze Dragon Sunflower Mirror, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Shanghai Museum.
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07 février 2024

'Inkstones, through the Eyes of an Aficionado' at National Palace Museum

"Inkstone aficionados" are individuals who are extremely infatuated with inkstones. Famous historical figures such as Su Shi and Mi Fu from the Song Dynasty, as well as Gao Fenghan from the Yangzhou School of Painting in the Qing Dynasty, were all renowned lovers of inkstones. What is it about inkstones that captivates people and makes them unable to let go? Let us appreciate the beauty of inkstones and share some intriguing stories about them. Inkstones have accompanied people through the ages. In an era before computer keyboards... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2024

Silver openwork perfumier, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Silver openwork perfumier, Tang dynasty (618-907). Unearthed from Hejiacun village, Xian City in 1970.  Shaanxi History Museum. This object was made in the shape of a ball that was divided into two hollowed hemispheres with a pattern comprised of flowers, honeysuckle, grapefour birds. Inside the lower hemisphere there are two concentric rings. It could remain a horizontal position at all times so that the condiment in it would not spill.
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03 février 2024

White jade dragon-shaped pendant, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

White jade dragon-shaped pendant, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Collection of Wuhan Museum.
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22 janvier 2024

Sancai Tripod Offering Plate, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Sancai Tripod Offering Plate, Tang Dynasty (618-907), 24 cm.   Zetterquist Galleries Zetterquist Galleries at Asia Week New York, 'Celebrating Asian Art', March 14-22nd, 2024
12 janvier 2024

Chinese Ceramics from the Alan and Simone Hartman collection sold at Bonhams New York, 14 December 2023

© Bonhams 2001-2024 Lot 56. From the Alan and Simone Hartman collection. A large painted gray pottery model of a horse, Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); 44.8cm high; 52.1cm long, perspex stand. Sold for US$6,400. © Bonhams 2001-2024 The torso and head molded separately and each painted with an underlayer of creamy white pigment and further decorated in shades of red and pink with black outlines with asymmetric archaistic strapwork that runs horizontally along the body, the bowed back draped with a simple spotted... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2024

A bronze 'Immortals' mirror, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 7. A bronze 'Immortals' mirror, Tang Dynasty (618-907); fitted box, 18.7cm. Sold for HK$33,280 . © Bonhams 2001-2024 Bonhams. CHINESE ART ONLINE, Hong Kong, 2 – 15 December 2023
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05 janvier 2024

Melon-shaped Gilt Silver Cover, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Melon-shaped Gilt Silver Cover, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Unearthed from Dingmaoqiao in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province. Collection of Zhenjiang Museum.
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03 janvier 2024

Pure gold Walking Dragons, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Pure gold Walking Dragons from Tang Dynasty (616-907), exhibited in Shaanxi History Museun, they were all unearthed in Hejia village, and should be religious artifacts used by Dragon Subjugation Priests comes from the taoist faith in the heavens, earth, and water. The Chinese dragon in the Tang Dynasty and before were walking. After the Song, the dragon became the flying state we recognize.
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31 décembre 2023

Gilt Silver 'Phoenixes' Plate, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Gilt Silver 'Phoenixes' Plate, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Unearthed from Dingmaoqiao in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province. Collection of Zhenjiang Museum.
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