29 juillet 2013

Ancient Etruscan Mirror with Female Figure and Engraved Scene, bronze, 3rd century BC.

Ancient Etruscan Mirror with Female Figure and Engraved Scene, bronze, 3rd century BC.  The handle of this mirror is cast as a female figure with bracelets, armband, and necklace. She holds an object in her right hand, her arm is bent, and her outstretched wings curve around the mirror. There is an engraved scene on the reverse of the mirror, depicting a warrior and a woman standing before a building, with a man and woman at the sides.
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22 juillet 2013

Symbolism in Islamic Art in the David Collection

Bronze mirror with an animal-combat motif. Ghazna, Afghanistan; c. 1100. Diam: 8.5 cm. Inv. no. 71/1979. The David Collection © THE DAVID COLLECTION The animal-combat motif is rooted in a large number of pre-Islamic cultures in the Middle East, and it is generally considered to symbolize rebirth. The powerful animal lives by killing weaker ones and in doing so gains the strength to survive in a cruel world. Particularly the lion attacking an ox has been seen as a symbol of the beginning of the new agricultural year. Both... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2013

Antique Bronze Mirror with fine Décor, China, Han Dynasty

Antique Bronze Mirror with fine Décor, China, Han Dynasty. ©Auctionata This Chinese mirror was made from bronze and is polished on one side. The other side is decorated with a pattern of geometrical signs in bas-relief. There is a little knob through which the mirror can be attached to clothing.The bronze mirror is in good condition with signs of age and use. There are some minor notches. It shows partially a beautiful malachite coloured patina. The mirror has a diameter of 8 cm. Price € 380 ... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2013

A bronze mirror, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

A bronze mirror, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Photo courtesy Czerny's Circular shape. diameter 4.7 cm. Estimated Price: €200 - €250 Czerny's International Auction House. Chinese and Asian Antiques. June 8, 2013, 2:00 PM CET. Piazza V. Veneto, 17 - 19, Sarzana (SP), 19038 Italy. Phone: +39 0187 691 376 - Fax: +39 0187 692 703 - Email: info@czernys.com
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31 mai 2013

A bronze mirror, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

A bronze mirror, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Photo courtesy Czerny's  Circular shape, decorated with relieved effigy of dragons chasing the flaming pearl. diameter 12.5 cm. Estimated Price: €700 - €900 Czerny's International Auction House. Chinese and Asian Antiques. June 8, 2013, 2:00 PM CET. Piazza V. Veneto, 17 - 19, Sarzana (SP), 19038 Italy. Phone: +39 0187 691 376 - Fax: +39 0187 692 703 - Email: info@czernys.com
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31 mai 2013

A bronze mirror, Ming (1368-1644)

A bronze mirror, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Photo courtesy Czerny's Circular shape, decorated with relieved effigy of a landscape with buildings, trees and characters. diameter 11.5 cm. Estimated Price: €400 - €600 Czerny's International Auction House. Chinese and Asian Antiques. June 8, 2013, 2:00 PM CET. Piazza V. Veneto, 17 - 19, Sarzana (SP), 19038 Italy. Phone: +39 0187 691 376 - Fax: +39 0187 692 703 - Email: info@czernys.com
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31 mai 2013

A silver-plated bronze mirror

A silver-plated bronze mirror. Tang (618-907) or later. Photo courtesy Czerny's Circular shape, decorated with relieved effigy of animals and vine shoots. diameter 11.4 cm. Estimated Price: €1,100 - €1,400 Czerny's International Auction House. Chinese and Asian Antiques. June 8, 2013, 2:00 PM CET. Piazza V. Veneto, 17 - 19, Sarzana (SP), 19038 Italy. Phone: +39 0187 691 376 - Fax: +39 0187 692 703 - Email: info@czernys.com
20 mai 2013

A silver plated bronze mirror with carved wood base, China, Ming Dynasty, 16th century

A silver plated bronze mirror with carved wood base, China, Ming Dynasty, 16th century. Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste h cm 19 - Estimation : 1 500 / 2 000 € Cambi Casa d'Aste. Mercredi 22 mai 2013. Castello Mackenzie - Mura di San Bartolomeo 16. Contact: Emilie Volka 0039 (0) 108395029 -emilie@cambiaste.com
20 mai 2013

A silver-plated bronze mirror, China, Han Dynasty, 2nd century

A silver-plated bronze mirror, China, Han Dynasty, 2nd century. Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste Decorations with lions, birds and grapes. diam cm 9 - Estimation : 800 / 1 000 € Cambi Casa d'Aste. Mercredi 22 mai 2013. Castello Mackenzie - Mura di San Bartolomeo 16. Contact: Emilie Volka 0039 (0) 108395029 -emilie@cambiaste.com
20 mai 2013

Two silver-plated bronze mirrors, China, Han Period (206 AC -220 DC)

Two silver-plated bronze mirrors, China, Han Period (206 AC -220 DC). Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste diam. cm 11,5 & cm 12 - Estimation : 5 000 / 7 000 € Cambi Casa d'Aste. Mercredi 22 mai 2013. Castello Mackenzie - Mura di San Bartolomeo 16. Contact: Emilie Volka 0039 (0) 108395029 -emilie@cambiaste.com
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