04 mars 2019

A rare and finely cast bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, fangyi, Late Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC

Lot 1604. A rare and finely cast bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, fangyi, Late Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,500,000 - USD 2,500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Raymond A. Bidwell (1876-1954) Collection, Springfield, Massachusetts. The Springfield Museums, Springfield, Massachusetts, accessioned in 1962.Christie's New York, 21-22 March 2013, lot 1126. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond A. Bidwell on the porch of their home at 16 Ridgewood... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2019

A rare archaic bronze wine vessel and cover, fangyi, Late Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th Century BC

Lot 505. A rare archaic bronze wine vessel and cover, fangyi, Late Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th Century BC; Height 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 USD. Lot sold 144,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the thin walls of the four-sided vessel cast on each side in raised relief with a central panel of a taotie animal mask with protruding eyes and centered on a raised notched flange, set between a top register containing a pair of confronting long-tailed birds, and a pair... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2018

A very rare bronze ritual rectangular wine vessel and cover, fangyi, late Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century

Lot 1106. A very rare bronze ritual rectangular wine vessel and cover, fangyi, late Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century; 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate USD 800,000 - USD 1,200,000. Price realised USD 972,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018  The vessel of tapering rectangular shape is finely flat-cast on each side with a largetaotie mask between a pair of birds confronted on a 'forehead shield' taotie above and a pair of addorsed dragons below, all reserved on a leiwen ground.... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2013

Christie's announces three sales of Chinese works of art to highlight Asian Art Week in New York

Lot 1391 - A Very Rare Large Famille Rose Turquoise-Ground Bottle Vase, Tianqiuping, Qianlong Seal Mark in Iron Red and of the Period (1736-1795), 20 in. (51 cm.) high. Estimate: $600,000-800,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. New York – Christie’s is pleased to announce three sales during September’s Asian Art Week devoted to ceramics and works of art from China.   Important Chinese Archaic Bronzes from a Distinguished Private Collection will be held the morning of Thursday, September 19,... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2012

A Rare Archaic Bronze Ritual Vessel and Cover (fangyi). Late Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th Century BC

A Rare Archaic Bronze Ritual Vessel and Cover (fangyi). Late Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th Century BC. Photo Sotheby's of well cast slightly tapering rectangular form, the decoration divided into three sections, the central frieze with a large taotie with protuberant eyes and slit pupils, hooked and curling horns, flanked between narrow registers of confronting long-snouted kui dragons, all against a finely cast leiwen ground vertically separated by narrow, notched flanges, and supported on a hollow... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2011

The Sinclair Collection of Early Chinese Bronze Vessels @ Bonhams

  The Sinclair Collection of Early Chinese Bronze Vessels. Photo Bonhams J. Goldstein emigrated in the 1920s from Poland to Canada, after his marriage to Ann, and the birth of his first child, a son. He settled in Toronto and had a thriving business trading in fur, designing, cutting and tailoring his own coats. His younger brother worked with their father in Poland in their very successful large fur store until, in 1939, he fled Poland, was imprisoned in Siberia, and ended up in Shanghai where he lived until the end of WWII.... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2010

New House Record at Christie's for the Most Expensive Item Sold Online

An important and rare bronze wine vessel and cover, Fangyi late Shang dynasty, Anyang, 12th-11th Century BC. Price realized: US$3,330,500. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- In a sign that fine art collectors are growing ever more comfortable with bidding online, Christie’s International reports that the top lot in Thursday’s sale of The Sze Yuan Tang Archaic Bronzes from the Anthony Hardy Collection sold for $3.3 million to an online bidder, setting a new house record for the most expensive item sold online. The... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2010

Christie's to Offer One of the Most Important Collections of Archaic Bronzes

Photo: Christie´s Images Ltd 2010. NEW YORK (AP).- Christie’s announced that it has been entrusted with the sale of The Sze Yuan Tang Archaic Bronzes from the Anthony Hardy Collection on September 16 as part of Christie’s Fall Asian Art Week. This collection of approximately 120 lots valued in excess of $15 million will be led by a very rare and important archaic bronze ritual tripod food vessel, Li, from the late Shang dynasty, 12th century BC. Theow H. Tow, Honorary Chairman of Asia and Deputy Chairman of Americas, said:... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2010

Christie's to Offer Important Collections of Chinese Archaic Bronzes

An important archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, fangyi, from the late Shang dynasty, Anyang period, 12th-11th century BC. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced that it has been entrusted with the sale of The Sze Yuan Tang Archaic Bronzes from the Anthony Hardy Collection on September 16 as part of Christie’s Fall Asian Art Week. This collection of approximately 120 lots valued in excess of $15 million will be led by a very rare and important archaic bronze ritual tripod food vessel,... [Lire la suite]