23 février 2021

An exceptional and highly important bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, gong, Late Shang Dynasty, Anyang, 13th-12th century BC

Lot 725. The Luboshez Gong. An exceptional and highly important bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, gong, Late Shang Dynasty, Anyang, 13th-12th century BC; 11 ¾ in. (29.8 cm.) long. Estimate USD 4,000,000 - USD 6,000,000. © Christie's 2021  The deep vessel and conformingly shaped cover are finely cast as a fierce tiger at the front and an owl at the back, their heads at either end of the cover above their bodies that decorate the sides of the vessel. The head of the tiger has bared,... [Lire la suite]

23 janvier 2021

Two small bronze lidded ding, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Lot 437. Two small bronze lidded ding, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); 3 1/2in (8.8cm) high, each. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000. Sold for US$ 2,550 (€ 2,097). Courtesy Bonhams. Each of similarly shape, the raised horizontal bands on the lid and body, with two rectangular-shaped handles on the side, and three loops on the lid. Property from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman. Note: Other Han dynasty gilt-bronze bears in differing sizes with provision for inlays, are illustrated by Helmut Brinker, Bronzen... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2021

A bronze 'arrow' vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 112. A bronze 'arrow' vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 15 in. (38.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000- USD 6,000. Price Realised USD 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The faceted vase has a tall neck flanked by two hexagonal handles. The neck is cast with two chilong in relief, above the Eight Trigrams on the shoulder. The body with short flanges and two dragon heads in low relief, and the splayed foot is decorated with a diaper ground. Property from the... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2021

A pair of large bronze bangles or armlets, Southeast Asia, 1st century AD or later

Lot 37. A pair of large bronze bangles or armlets, Southeast Asia, 1st century AD or later; 41⁄2 in. (11.4 cm.) diam., cloth box. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 1,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each bangle is cast with bosses surrounded by circle patterns centered by bosses.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: The Irving Collection, New York, no. 1916, by 1987. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2021

A bronze 'lion-dog's head' incense burner and a bronze 'rat' paperweight, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1074. A bronze 'lion-dog's head' incense burner and a bronze 'rat' paperweight, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); the incense burner 15 cm, the paperweight 5 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 HKD. Lot sold: 20,160 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
07 janvier 2021

A bronze 'Lion' plaque, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1063. Two bronze mirrors and a pair of bronze 'fish' plaques, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 33 by 29.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 151,200 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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07 janvier 2021

Two bronze mirrors and a pair of bronze 'fish' plaques, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

  Lot 1062. Two bronze mirrors and a pair of bronze 'fish' plaques, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); the largest 12.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 16,380 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
06 janvier 2021

A bronze tripod incense burner and cover, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1059. A bronze tripod incense burner and cover, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); h. 15.9 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot sold: 23,940 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
29 décembre 2020

A bronze turtle-form ink stone, Eastern Han dynasty – Six Dynasties

Lot 1076. A bronze turtle-form ink stone, Eastern Han dynasty – Six Dynasties; l. 13.8 cm. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 HKD. Lot sold: 17,640 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
05 décembre 2020

A white-glazed bottle vase and a bronze bottle vase with cover, Sui Dynasty (589-618)

Lot 3024. A white-glazed bottle vase and a bronze bottle vase with cover, Sui Dynasty (589-618). Ceramic: 10 11/16 in. (27.2 cm.) high; bronze: 10 ½ in. (26.7 cm.) overall height, box. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The ceramic vase is potted of ovoid form with a tall, slender neck and trumpet mouth, covered on the exterior with a finely crackled glaze of pale greenish-white tone, ending in an irregular line above the foot... [Lire la suite]