02 décembre 2019

Outstanding Private Collections at Lempertz

The upcoming two-day Asian art auction offers once again high-quality artworks from all corners of Asia, featuring three noteworthy German private collections: The Gerda and Gottfried Hertel Collection (lots 329 – 343) with primarily archaic Chinese bronzes, the equally exciting Gerda Sökeland Collection with important Tibetan thangkas and a second part featuring a fine selection of Tibetan and Nepalese sculptures. No less remarkable is the collection of Japanese inrô from the property of German lady ... The top lots of the... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2019

A magnificent and very rare pair of huanghuali cabinets, with display shelf and exposed tenons, Lianggegui, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 315. A magnificent and very rare pair of huanghuali cabinets, with display shelf and exposed tenons, Lianggegui, Late Ming dynasty, 17th- 18th Century; 75 5/8 by 38 1/2 by 19 in., 192 by 97.8 by 48.2 cm. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 USD. Lot sold 384,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each accented by superbly grained single-board floating panels forming the sides and doors, secured within thick raised frames edged with recessive rounded lobing and beading, set on baitong rectangular hinges... [Lire la suite]