02 mai 2015

Jade and glass cicadas, Han Dynasty from the Tsuneichi Inoue Collection at Sotheby's, 13 may 2015

Lot 9. A glass cicada, Han Dynasty; 3.7cm, 1 1/2 in. Estimate 500 — 700 GBP (678 - 950 EUR). Lot sold 3,000 GBP (4,182 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the glass of green tone with calcified caramel inclusions, Japanese wood box; together with three shell ornaments, Shang dynasty, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 6. Provenance: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd., Tokyo.  Bibliography: Glass Cicada: Ryūsen Shūhō. Sōgyō shichijū shūnen kinen/Mayuyama: Seventy Years,... [Lire la suite]