04 septembre 2021

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

Lot 1035. A bronze chariot fitting, Western Zhou dynasty (1046 - 771 BC); h. 24.5 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot sold: 189,000 HKD  (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Collection of Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987), acquired prior to 1978.Christie's New York, 18th March 2009, lot 212 (USD8,125).  Literature: Jessica Rawson, Western Zhou Ritual Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, vol. IIA, Washington D.C., 1990, p. 82, fig. 112. Lot... [Lire la suite]

17 septembre 2017

An inscribed imitation-bronze wall vase, Qing dynasty

Lot 254. An inscribed imitation-bronze wall vase, Qing dynasty. Height 9 3/8  in., 23.9 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD. © Sotheby's. the flat-back vase well potted with the rectangular body modeled with indented corners, rising from a short splayed foot to a waisted neck flanked by a pair of dragon handles below an everted rim, carved and gilded to the front and sides with archaistic angular kuilong, reserved on a... [Lire la suite]
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