27 août 2023
Bronze Dagger-axe with Otters Fishing Design, Western Han Dynasty (202 B.C.-8). Unearthed from Shizhaishan in Jinning, Yunnan China. Collection of Shanghai Museum.
18 février 2023
Lot 801. A bronze ritual tripod food vessel, ding, late Shang dynasty, Anyang, 12th-11th century BC; 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 – USD 100,000. Price realised USD 75,600. © Christie’s 2023 The deep body is raised on three columnar legs and is cast with a band of circular bosses alternating with kui dragons below the everted rim set with a pair of bail handles. The patina is of mottled olive-green color with areas of malachite encrustation on the... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2020
Lot 2883. A jade dagger-axe, ge, Shang Dynasty (c. 1600-1100 BC); 13. 5/8 in. (34.5 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The dagger-axe has bevelled edges and a medial ridge on both sides, box. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 27 May 1987. Note: Compare to a jade dagger-axe of similar size, also dating to the Shang period, formerly in the Yangdetang Collection, sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 29 November... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2020
Lot 5047. An archaic bronze dagger-axe, Ge, Late Shang dynasty; 27.2 cm, 10 5/8 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Sold for 162,500 HKD (19,227 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the blade cast with a subtle median ridge with hafting holes on the hilt and blade, the hilt in the form of a bird's head with the beak forming the curved edge, cast with channels intended for inlay, encrusted with a green patina with some speckles of brown cuprite. Provenance: Collection of... [Lire la suite]