09 mai 2015

A circular bronze mirror, Warring States Period

A circular bronze mirror, Warring States Period. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,700 - 4,100). Photo: Bonhams. The mirror back cast with three stylised dragons in mutual pursuit on a lozenge and diaper ground, the central loop boss surrounded with channel. 18.8cm (4/8in) diam Provenance: Collection of Henri Geene (d.1950) and thence by descent. Note: For a comparable mirror cast with three lozenge-bodied dragons, Warring States 3rd century BC, see Ju-hsi Chou,Circles of Reflection: The Carter Collection of... [Lire la suite]

25 avril 2012

A circular bronze mirror with "Nebula-motif" and 16 arcs, China, Western Han dynasty (206 BC-8 AD)

A circular bronze mirror with "Nebula-motif" and 16 arcs, China, Western Han dynasty (206 BC-8 AD). FOTODESIGN-DOEBLER@WEB.DE the small mirror is decorated in a large band with the so-called "nebula motif" with four large nipples and 24 smaller ones, all linked by large ridges. D. 10,9 cm. Estimate 900 / 1200 € Provenienz: Georg Hartl, München 1995 Nagel Auctions. "Asian Art". May 9th 2012 http://www.auction.de/
25 avril 2012

A circular bronze mirror with two long inscriptions, China, later Western Han dynasty (206 BC-8 AD), c. 1st C. BC

A  circular bronze mirror with  two long inscriptions, China, later Western Han dynasty (206 BC-8 AD), c. 1st C. BC  FOTODESIGN-DOEBLER@WEB.DE the quite heavy mirror has as main décor two long inscriptions in two concentric circles, arranged around the central knob. D. 13,1 cm. Estimate 1900 / 2200 € Provenienz: David Pristley, London 1997 Nagel Auctions. "Asian Art". May 9th 2012 http://www.auction.de/
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23 avril 2012

A fine circular bronze mirror with three stylized dragons, later Warring States period (475-221 BC), 4th to early 3rd century BC

A fine circular bronze mirror with three stylized dragons, later Warring States period (475-221 BC), 4th to early 3rd century BC,.photo Nagel the mirror with concave rim is decorated with a large band around the central knob and small, undecorated band with three hig dragons. D. 16,8 cm. Lot 501. Estimate 3000 € Provenienz: Galerie Zacke Wien, 2007 Nagel Auctions. "Asian Art". May 9th 2012 http://www.auction.de
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