23 août 2021

Shang Dynasty Ritual Bronzes at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

Lot 1048. A pair of archaic bronze ritual wine vessels, Gu, Late Shang dynasty (581-907); h. 30.7cm. Estimate: 380,000 - 480,000 HKD. Unsold. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Hartman Rare Art, New York, 2012. Lot 1056. An archaic bronze ritual water vessel, Yu, Late Shang dynasty (581-907); d. 26.2 cm, h. 18 cm. Estimate: 100,000 - 120,000 HKD. Unsold. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, 2012. Lot 1058. A pair of... [Lire la suite]

24 janvier 2020

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel (yu), Late Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC

Lot 95. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel (yu), Late Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC. Diameter 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Lot sold 410,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's the deep U-shaped body with rounded sides rising to an everted rim, cast with a wide band of evenly spaced projecting bosses enclosed within a diamond trellis ground composed of elongated leiwen, surmounted by a narrow band of confronting dragons on a leiwen ground alternately... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2020

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

Lot 1223. A rare bronze ritual food vessel, yu, late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC; 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The body has an S-profile and is finely cast with three large taotie masks flanked by dragons descending beside the notched flanges that separate the masks and continue up onto the waisted neck and flared mouth rim where they separate panels of three pairs of dragons confronted on a small animal... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

Archaic Bronze sold at Christie's New York, 26 March 2010

Lot 1270. A rare bronze ritual food vessel, gui, Early Western Zhou dynasty, late 11th-early 10th century BC; 10 in. (25.4 cm.) across handles. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 386,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The sides well cast in relief on each side with two dragons confronted on a notched flange set atop a shield shape beneath an animal mask, each with coiled body, clawed foot and open jaws exposing protruding fangs below the backward-curved snout, reserved on a leiwen ground and... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2019

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, Yu, late Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC

Lot 59. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, Yu, late Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC. Height 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm; Diameter 9 3/4  in., 24.8 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 75,000 USD. © Sotheby's the deep rounded body with an everted rim all raised on a tall splayed foot, a frieze below the rim decorated with stylized dragon motifs, bi-sectioned by three raised taotie masks, similarly on the foot but without the... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

A large bronze ritual food vessel, yu, Late Shang-early Western Zhou dynasty, 12th-11th century BC

Lot 1240. A large bronze ritual food vessel, yu, Late Shang-early Western Zhou dynasty, 12th-11th century BC; 10 in. (25.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 782,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The deep rounded sides crisply cast in high relief with four large taotie masks centered on and separated by notched flanges, which also divide and separate confronted birds on the pedestal foot, the pairs of similar birds below the everted rim similarly... [Lire la suite]

08 septembre 2018

Heritage Auctions returns to 'Asia Week' in New York with Fine & Decorative Asian Art Auction

Lot 78336. A Rare and Important Tibetan Thangka Depicting Two Sakya Lineage Holders, Central Tibet, 13th-14th century. Distemper/mineral pigment on cloth. Framed dimensions 42 x 35-3/4 inches. Estimate: $200,000 - $250,000. Unsold. NEW YORK, NY.- A Rare and Important Tibetan Thangka Depicting Two Sakya Lineage Holders, Central Tibet, 13th-14th century is expected to claim top-lot honors in Heritage Auctions’ Fine & Decorative Asian Art Auction Sept. 11 in New York. The projected top lot is one of... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2018

A rare large bronze ritual food vessel, yu, Early Western Zhou dynasty, 11th-10th century BC

Lot 904. A rare large bronze ritual food vessel, yu, Early Western Zhou dynasty, 11th-10th century BC; 15 ¼ in. (37.7 cm.) wide across handles. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 287,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl-shaped vessel is flanked by a pair of projecting, inverted U-shaped handles. The exterior is decorated with a narrow band of whorls alternating with stylized dragons, and the foot is cast with a band of threetaotie masks. The bottom of the interior is... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2017

A rare bronze ritual food vessel, yu, Late Shang Dynasty, 12th-11th Century BC 

Lot 1518. A rare bronze ritual food vessel, yu, Late Shang Dynasty, 12th-11th Century BC, 9½ in. (24 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 326,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 With deep rounded sides flaring very slightly towards the flat everted rim, finely flat-cast with a band of three taotie masks with convex pupils flanked by pairs of addorsed birds with backward-turned heads and curled tails, all reserved on a leiwen ground, raised on a slightly... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2014

Chinese bronze vessel sells for $722,500 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

A Chinese Bronze Ritual Gong Vessel. Estimate $60,000 – $80,000. Sold for $722,500. Photo Leslie Hindman Auctioneers CHICAGO, IL.- A Chinese bronze ritual gong vessel sold for $722,500 on Wednesday at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ sale of Asian Works of Art from the Collection of Phillip and Kay Cha. The auction brought international collectors out in force, staking their claim on Chinese works of art assembled by the couple over a period of over thirty years. The sale included paintings, ceramics and... [Lire la suite]