14 septembre 2021

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang dynasty

Lot 37. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang dynasty. Diameter 10 in., 25.5 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 supported on a tall splayed foot, the wide U-shaped body rising to an everted rim, the central body boldly cast with a wide band of studded bosses arranged in lozenge panels composed of elongated leiwen, surmounted by a narrow band of kuilong with bulging eyes against a leiwen ground, evenly divided by... [Lire la suite]

12 septembre 2021

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel and cover (Gui), Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 33. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel and cover (Gui), Western Zhou dynasty. Width 13½ in., 34.2 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the compressed globular body raised on three mask-and-paw legs beneath a waisted circular foot, cast with recessed horizontal bands between borders of stylized birds at the rim and abstract cicada-lappets at the foot, set to each side with D-form handles issuing from large horned-animal masks and suspending tabs at the underside, the domed cover... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2021

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang / Early Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 32. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang - Early Western Zhou dynasty. Diameter 12 in., 30.5 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the deep rounded sides cast with a band of vertical ribs below a frieze of alternating mythical beast masks and whorls further separated by two horned mythical beast masks cast in high relief, the sides framed by a pair of D-form handles issuing from bovine masks and set with pendent tabs, all supported on a tall... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2021

Eastern Zhou Dynasty Ritual Bronzes at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

Lot 1045. A copper-inlaid ritual bronze wine vessel and cover, Hu, Warring States period (475–221 BC); h. 22.5 cm. Estimate: 100,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 151,200 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Acquired in Tokyo, 2012. Lot 1062. A pair of archaic bronze ritual food vessels and covers, Gui, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-221 BC); w. 26.5 cm. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 189,000 HKD. (C)... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2021

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, gui, Early Western Zhou dynasty

  Lot 5033. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, gui, Early Western Zhou dynasty; across handles 28 cm, with two X-rays. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold: 403,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Hartman Rare Art, New York, 2012. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
01 mai 2021

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, gui, Early Western Zhou dynasty, 11th–10th century BC

Lot 3. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, gui, Early Western Zhou dynasty, 11th–10th century BC; h. 14 cm. Estimate: 1,200,000- 1,800,000 HKD. Lot sold: 2,394,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. cast with a deep 'U'-shaped body, the sides decorated with large taotie masks bisected by a vertical flange and flanked by a pair of loop handles surmounted by bovine heads and ending in hooked tabs, all supported on a tall pedestal foot decorated with a band of confronting sinewy dragons, the... [Lire la suite]

20 avril 2021

A bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang - early Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 195. A bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang - early Western Zhou dynasty. Diameter 8 ⅞ in., 22.5 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 50,400 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded body with an everted rim all raised on a tall splayed foot, the band below the rim cast with kuilong in profile against a leiwen ground and punctuated by three taotie masks in high relief, the body with a... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2021

An important documentary archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang dynasty, probably c. 1072 BC

  Lot 193. An important documentary archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang dynasty, probably c. 1072 BC. Width 11 ⅛ in., 28.3 cm. Estimate: 600,000 - 800,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,434,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely cast below the rim with a kuilong band centered by beast masks and interrupted by a pair of loop handles with pendent tabs, the foot with a further kuilong band, the interior cast with an inscription translating to ‘On... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2021

A rare archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang dynasty

Lot 192. A rare archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang dynasty. Width 14 ¾ in., 37.5 cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 USD. Lot sold: 504,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well cast with the deep rounded sides rising from a splayed foot to a flared rim, flanked by a pair of upturned U-shaped handles, the exterior finely decorated under the rim with a band of formalized kuilong alternating with whorled medallions, the foot further encircled by a band of... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2021

Brûle-parfums en forme de Gui, Chine, Dehua, Dynastie Qing, ca 17°-18° siècles

Lot 76. Brûle-parfums en forme de Gui, Chine, Dehua, Dynastie Qing, ca 17°-18° siècles. Porcelaine monochrome « blanc de Chine ». L. 13,5 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Sold: 4 500 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Provenance : Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris) (Inv.19557 Acquis à Hong Kong en 1965) Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Collections de la Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (1ère vente). Lundi 22 Mars 2021 14:00. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel Tél. : +33 6 09 22 55... [Lire la suite]