06 avril 2020

A pair of gold and silver-inlaid bronze fittings, Late Warring States Period/Han dynasty, 3rd century BC-1st century AD

Lot 2040. A pair of gold and silver-inlaid bronze fittings, Late Warring States Period/Han dynasty, 3rd century BC-1st century AD; 5½ in. (9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  Each is of hexagonal form, and is inlaid in gold and silver sheet with a broad chevron band between gold interlaced scrolls on the spreading, hollow end and the baluster end, which is decorated on the flat top with a starburst motif, lucite... [Lire la suite]

06 août 2017

A pair of gold and glass fittings, Warring States Period

Lot 15. A pair of gold and glass fittings, Warring States Period (475-221 BC), 6.7cm., 2 5/8 in. each. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's each of circular form and decorated with a central, slightly convex glass 'eye' beaded disc enclosed by cast bronze ring covered with a thin sheet gold and composed of three fluted bands, the back with thick malachite encrustation. Quantity: 2. Weight 147g. Exhibited: Chinese Gold and Silver in... [Lire la suite]
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