17 septembre 2018

A rare set of three small bronze bells, nao, late Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC

Lot 1107. A rare set of three small bronze bells, nao, late Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC; 6 ¼ in. (15.6 cm.) high (largest). Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The bells of graduated size are of lenticular section and cast on each side in relief with ataotie mask below a square panel, and the hollow, tapering shank is cast with a single clan sign, plexi stand. (inscription on the largest nao) Provenance: Dr. Bruno... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2016

Gisèle Croës - Art d'Extrême Orient à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Archaic bronze vessel, Gu - Shang dynasty (1600-­-1050 BC), Anyang culture (1300-­-1050 BC), 12th-11th Century BC. Bronze with green patina, malachite encrustation - Ht 31 cm (12 1/4 in.) Pictogram inside the foot - X-ray ©studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen Bronze bell, Nao - Late Shang dynasty (circa 1600-1050 BC). Bronze with green and blue patina, malachite and azurite encrustation - Ht 57,4 cm (22 10/16 in.). Microanalysis ASA - Provenance: Swiss private collection. ©studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2016

"Wonders of the State of Chu" at the National Museum Atestino Este and at the National Archaeological Museum of Adria

From March 13 to September 25, arrives at Este and Adria " Wonders of the State of CHU ", the archaeological exhibition is part of the project Ancient Civilizations & CHINA VENETO, promoted by Regione Veneto, City of Adria and Este, MiBACT Ministry the cultural heritage and cultural and tourism activities in collaboration with the Superintendence for cultural heritage of the Veneto. The project involves the construction of two exhibitions event, hosted in the Venetian museums Este and Adria and an exhibition of... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2016

Gisèle Croës s.a. at Asia Week New York 2016

Bronze bell, Nao, Late Shang dynasty (circa 1600-1050 BC). Bronze with green and blue patina, malachite and azurite incrustation. Height 57,4 cm (22 10/16 in.) - Width 37 cm (14 1/2 in.) © Gisèle Croës Volcanic Stone Head of Buddha Shakyamuniva. Indonesia, Central Java, 9th-10th century. Height: 15 inches (38 cm). Photo: Studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen. © Gisèle Croës Bronze Bow-Shaped Fitting. Shang Dynasty (1600-1050 B.C.), 13th-10th century B.C. Length: 14 1/4 inches... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2015

Bronze Bell, Vietnam, Dong Son culture

Bronze Bell, Vietnam, Dong Son culture (translated as "East Mountain Culture"), middle of the 1st millennium BCE. Estimated: $400 - $600. Photo Artemis Finely decorated bronze bell. Cast bell with small rounded suspension loop, decorated on all sides with repeating scrolls in high relief. Size: 4" H. Condition Report: Generally excellent with no losses, slightly misshapen Provenance: Ex-private southern California collection, acquired before 2000.  Antiquities, Pre-Columbian & Ethnographic... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2011

A large bronze bell, maybe Vietnamese, cyclical date of yiyu (1885 or earlier)

A large bronze bell, maybe Vietnamese, cyclical date of yiyu (1885 or earlier). Photo Lempertz with a handle in shape of two dragons (possibly replaced). The body is devided into rectangular sections partly filled with short inscriptions including the cyclical date of yiyu (1885 or earlier). H 40,5 cm. Estimate 600 € Lempertz. Auction 991 Asian Art. December 9, 2011 www.lempertz-online.de
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