15 novembre 2022

Frontlet for a horse’s bridle (danglu), Western Han dynasty (206 BCE–9 CE)

Frontlet for a horse’s bridle (danglu), Western Han dynasty (206 BCE–9 CE). Gilt Bronze. L. 16.5 cm, W. 7.5 cm. Excavated 1999, Luozhuang, Zhangqiu County. Collection of Jinan Municipal Museum. © China Institute Gallery This gilt bronze masterwork, which hung down between the horse’s eyes, was the frontlet (danglu) of an elaborate bridle. It is decorated in openwork with the image of a celestial horse. This magical equine has delicately striated wings on his back. His body, in profile, forms a... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2022

Gilt bronze winged horse pattern danglu, Western Han Dynasty (202 BC-8 AD)

Gilt bronze winged horse pattern danglu, Western Han Dynasty (202 BC-8 AD). Length 21.5 cm, width 7 cm. Unearthed in 1991 from Tomb No. 2, Baoanshan, Mangdang Mountain, Yongcheng, Henan. Yongcheng Museum Collection. This gilt is in the shape of a pointed leaf, with a hollow galloping horse pattern on the top. The front, back and top of the horse are decorated with deformed bird and cloud patterns. When Lu has two vertical buttons on the upper part and one horizontal button on the lower part. Dang Lu is an... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2021

A gilt bronze lion, Tang Dynasty or later (618-907)

Lot 6. A gilt bronze lion, Tang Dynasty or later (618-907); 6.5cm (2 1/2in) wide. Sold for HK$114,750 (Estimate HKD30,000 - 40,000/US$3,900 - 5,100). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Its head with curly mane and fierce expression, the saddle cloth secured with a harness and supporting a incense holder.     Provenance: A Hong Kong private collection. Bonhams. Chinese Art Online: Arts from the Scholar's Studio Including the Yanqinzhai Collection, Hong Kong, 4 - 19 October 2021
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23 septembre 2021

A cloisonné enamel and gilt bronze double-handled vase, Jingtai Mark, the vase 16th century, the mounts possibly 17th century

Lot 176. A cloisonné enamel and gilt bronze double-handled vase, Jingtai Mark, the vase 16th century, the mounts possibly 17th century; 10 1/2in (26.7cm) high. Estimate US$50,000 - US$80,000. Sold for US$ 31,562 . © Bonhams 2001-2021 The cloisonné decorated with gently meandering formal lotus scrolls on a turquoise blue ground around the entire body and neck, the mouth mounted in gilt bronze with a shallow cup-shaped rim with a thin band of key-pattern, the neck of the vase mounted... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2020

A Tibetan gilt bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 15th century

Lot 63. A Tibetan gilt bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 15th century; 13cm high. Sold for £3,700. © 2020 Sworders. wearing a long robe with scroll border, seated cross-legged on a double lotus pedestal, his hands resting in his lap holding a bowl. Provenance: Bonhams, London, Knightsbridge, 14 and 15 May 2018, lot 682. Sworders. Asian Art - Live Online, 28 may 2020
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08 août 2019

A gilt bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 60. A gilt bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 19.8cm., 7 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,875 GBP. © Sotheby's. the figure seated in dhyanasana, his right hand in bhumisparsa,  the left in dhyanamudra, wearing a long robe draped over the left shoulder leaving the right bare, with eyes downcast in a meditative expression, the hair in tight curls surmounted by an ushnisha, supported on a double pedestal lotus... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2019

A large gilt bronze figure of Sadakshari, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 390. A large gilt bronze figure of Sadakshari, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 40cm., 15 3/4 in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Lot sold 80,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. the figure wearing a loosely fitting dhoti with an antelope skin and body jewellery and crown with inlaid turquoise and coral, seated in dhyanasana, the principal hands held together in anjalimudra, the secondary hands raised above the shoulders. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2018

A partial gilt bronze Gu vase, 17th century

Lot 200. A partial gilt bronze Gu vase, 17th century. H. : 20 cm (7 3/4 in.). Estimation 2 000 - 3 000 €. Vendu 9 100 €. © Artcurial Le col largement évasé, à décor archaïsant stylisé de masques de taotie sur un motif de palmes, et sur fond de grecques ou pointillés, les arrêtes saillantes en bronze doré. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018
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11 décembre 2018

A partial gilt bronze censer, Gui, 17th century

Lot 199. A partial gilt bronze censer, Gui, 17th century. l. : 22 cm (8 3/4 in.). Estimation 5 000 - 7 000 €. Vendu 10 400 €. © Artcurial Dans le style de Hu Wenming, à décor d'animaux fabuleux au centre sur fond de flots, d'une frise de dragons stylisés près du col et de fleurs au pied, marque d'atelier de la province de Yunjian à la base ; usures. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018
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11 décembre 2018

A gilt bronze figure of dignitary, China, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 198. A gilt bronze figure of dignitary, China, Ming dynasty, 17th century. H. : 19,5 cm (7 3/4 in.). Estimation 3 000 - 4 000 €. Vendu 11 700 €. © Artcurial Assis, vêtu d'une robe nouée devant le torse, la main droite relevée, l'autre posée sur son genou, support en bois. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018