22 mai 2019

An archaic bronze wine vessel and cover, zhi, Shang Dynasty

Lot 4. An archaic bronze wine vessel and cover, zhi, Shang Dynasty; 15.5cm (6 1/8in) high. Estimate £28,000 - 34,000. Sold for £ 35,062 (€ 40,021). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The well cast pear-shaped body rising from a tall splayed foot to a flared mouth with lipped rim, cast around the neck and the foot with a leiwen band centred by a shallow flange on each side, domed cover with knop similarly decorated with a leiwen band, the bronze with light malachite and azurite encrustations, wood stand.  ... [Lire la suite]

12 janvier 2019

A small bronze ritual wine vessel, zhi, Late Shang-early Western Zhou dynasty, 11th century BC

Lot 1237. A small bronze ritual wine vessel, zhi, Late Shang-early Western Zhou dynasty, 11th century BC; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of rounded oval section, the deep body raised on a spreading pedestal foot encircled by a bow-string band, the sides cast in relief on both sides with a taotie mask between single and double bow-string borders, with milky green patina, lucite stand. ... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2017

A fine and very rare pair of clair-de-lune glazed beaker vases, zhi, Qianlong incised six-character seal marks and of the period

Lot 2803. A fine and very rare pair of clair-de-lune glazed beaker vases, zhi, Qianlong incised six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 7 in. (18 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,400,000 - HKD 3,800,000. Price realised HKD 2,740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each vase is finely potted with a baluster body supported on a pedestal foot tapering towards the middle and rising to a flared trumpet mouth. The middle is incised with a band of leiwen between two raised... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2017

A small bronze ritual wine vessel, zhi, Late Shang-Early Western Zhou dynasty, 12th-11th century BC

Lot 1506. A small bronze ritual wine vessel, zhi, Late Shang-Early Western Zhou dynasty, 12th-11th century BC, 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  Of pear shape and oval section, the neck encircled by a band of diamond pattern formed by angular leiwen spirals between narrow borders of D-shaped scales or feathers repeated on the tall foot, with dark grey patina and areas of malachite encrustation.  ... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2017

A rare and finely cast bronze ritual wine vessel, zhi, late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC 

Lot 1504. A rare and finely cast bronze ritual wine vessel, zhi, late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC, 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) high.Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 290,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  Of broad pear shape and oval section, each side cast with a taotiemask separated and divided by a notched flange that continues up into the upper band of birds with backward-turned heads and curled tails below a band of triangular blades filled with simplified... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2016

An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel (zhi), Shang Dynasty

Lot 10. An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel (zhi), Shang Dynasty. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the pear-shaped body rising from a tall foot to a flaring mouth, cast on each side of the body with a taotiemask, enclosed by registers of confronted kui dragons at the foot and shoulder, with a further taotie band at the neck, all divided by plain flanges, the bronze of a smooth silver-green patina with malachite encrustation, wood stand, two wood boxes... [Lire la suite]
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17 décembre 2013

Vase en bronze, Zhi, Chine, Dynastie Ming, XVème - XVIIème siècle

Vase en bronze, Zhi, Chine, Dynastie Ming, XVème - XVIIème siècle. Photo Leclere Dans le style des bronzes archaïques de l’époque Zhou, le pied, la panse et la base du col décorés d’une frise d’oiseaux stylisés sur fond de grecques, inscription à l’intérieur du vase ; accident et restauration à la bordure. H. : 16,5 cm. Estimation : 800 / 1 000 € Leclere. Jeudi 19 décembre 2013. 5 rue Vincent Courdouan - 13006 Marseille. Tel: +33 (0)4 91 50 00 00.
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