07 janvier 2019

A rare gilt-copper death mask & a silver death mask, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 1217. A rare gilt-copper death mask & a silver death mask, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) across, 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) long. Estimate $4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised $4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The thin copper sheet subtly formed as a man's broad face, chased with a mouth, nose and rounded cheeks, with incised lines indicating a beard, a mustache and brows, with a small narrow hole in the center of the eyes which are shown as long, curved incised lines, with tiny... [Lire la suite]

07 janvier 2019

A rare gilt-copper death mask & a silver death mask, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 1217. A rare gilt-copper death mask & a silver death mask, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) across, 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) long. Estimate $4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised $4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The thin copper sheet subtly formed as a man's broad face, chased with a mouth, nose and rounded cheeks, with incised lines indicating a beard, a mustache and brows, with a small narrow hole in the center of the eyes which are shown as long, curved incised lines, with tiny... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2017

A gilt-copper (tombak) covered tankard (hanap), Ottoman Turkey, Early 17th century

Lot 163. A gilt-copper (tombak) covered tankard (hanap), Ottoman Turkey, Early 17th century, 10½in. (26.6cm.) high. Estimate £120,000 - GBP 180,000. Price realised GBP 110,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015   With cylindrical body, separate domed lid with knop finial and scrolling handle terminating in tulip motifs, the body decorated with a series of ogival cusped cartouches filled with carnations and flanking elongated ones with further floral sprays, the ground surrounding them with dense floral... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2016

A renaissance gilt-copper turmchenuhr with automaton and alarm, possibly Joseph Motte, Augsburg, circa 1630 and later

Lot 274. A Renaissance gilt-copper turmchenuhr with automaton and alarm, possibly Joseph Motte, Augsburg, circa 1630 and later. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. 1¾-inch dial with silvered chapter ring engraved for twelve and twenty-four hours, central gilt alarm disc, the fusee and chain movement with later conversion to verge escapement and pendulum, going train re-trained, the striking train with lipped barrel and iron wheelwork, locking plate striking on a bell and driving the... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2016

A gilt-copper ewer and cover with immortals and engraved flower bands, China, 17th century

Lot 19. A gilt-copper ewer and cover with immortals and engraved flower bands, China, 17th century. Estimate 1 800/2 500 €. Photo Nagel wear to gilding, the finial of the cover in shape of a Buddhist lion dented and with small repair. H. 28,3 cm.  Nagel Auctions. "Asiatische Kunst", Sale 736, 06.05.2016
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20 juillet 2015

A gilt-copper and white jade ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A gilt-copper and white jade ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate  80,000 — 120,000  HKD.  Lot. sold 200,000  HKD. Photo Sotheby's the arched gilt-copper sceptre elaborately cast on four sides with beribboned bajixiang, the white jade quatrefoil head worked in low relief with a bat grasping a cluster of peaches, the middle and lower plaque similarly decorated with the Buddhist Emblems, thread with red tassel; 32.8 cm., 12 7/8  in. Sotheby's. Chinese... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2015

An exceptional and extremely rare gilt-copper double box and cover, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 118. An exceptional and extremely rare gilt-copper double box and cover, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735);  17.9 cm., 7 in. Estimate 12,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD (1,368,190 - 1,710,238 EUR). Lot sold 14,480,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's superbly cast in the form of two conjoined circular tiered boxes, comprising a bottom tray surmounted by a smaller one and a cover of corresponding form, the sides of the trays decorated in relief with two... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2008

A Gilt-Copper And Paste-Set Octagonal Jardiniere. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period

A Gilt-Copper And Paste-Set Octagonal Jardiniere. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period of octagonal section raised on a gently splayed foot and rising to an everted rim, the 'S'-shaped flared sides each centred with a foliate-shaped cartouche, the body entirely decorated in repousse and gilt with an ornate design of floral sprays and foliate scrolls issuing flower heads set with yellow, green and red paste stones, the rim decorated with a red paste-set border and finely engraved with an intricate peony scroll. 34.4cm., 13 1/2 in. Lot... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2008

An important and unique large gilt-copper dragon plague of the Liao dynasty (907-1125)

An important and unique large gilt-copper dragon plague of the Liao dynasty (907-1125) Cast as a ferocious three-clawed, scaly dragon shown striding with its mouth open in a roar revealing long pointed fangs and the tongue, with a pair of sweptback horns above the trailing, wind-blown mane, and short spines along the backbone leading to the long tail, with small pierced tabs for attachment applied to the edges - 6 ft. (157.5 cm.) long, stand - Estimate : $250,000 - $350,000 -  Price Realized : $272,500 Provenance :... [Lire la suite]
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