24 janvier 2020

A rare archaic bronze wine vessel (fanglei), Late Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC

Lot 101. A rare archaic bronze wine vessel (fanglei), Late Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC. Height 15 1/2 in., 39.4 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 68,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's of rectangular section with high rounded shoulders, cast with eight large pendent triangular blades each enclosing a taotie mask above a small cicada and one with a central raised animal mask, each side with a broad band of further taotie divided by... [Lire la suite]

05 mars 2017

Important Chinese Art from the Fujita Museum, 15 March 2017, New York

Chen Rong (active ca. 13th century) as catalogued in Shiqu Baoji, Six Dragons, (detail). Handscroll, ink on paper. Estimate: $1,200,000 - 1,800,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. New York – On March 15, Christie’s will offer Important Chinese Art from the Fujita Museum, a selection of 31 Chinese works of art, including highly important Shang and Zhou dynasty ritual bronzes, classical paintings, Buddhist stone sculptures, celadons and scholar’s objects. All of the works were collected by Denzaburō... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2008

A very rare small Bronze Ritual Wine vessel and cover, fanglei. Late Shang dynasty, 11th century BC

A very rare small Bronze Ritual Wine vessel and cover, fanglei. Late Shang dynasty, 11th century BC Raised on a tall flared foot, each facet of the high-shouldered, tapering body cast with a taotie mask, below a band of dragons confronted on a mask on two sides and a loop handle on the other two sides, all the bands of decoration divided by flanges, as are those on the facets of the canted cover below the faceted finial, with inscription cast on the inside of the neck of the vessel and the same inscription cast on the inside of... [Lire la suite]