18 février 2023

Antique Bronze from J. J. Lally & Co. to be sold at Christie's New York, 23.03.2023

Lot 801. A bronze ritual tripod food vessel, ding, late Shang dynasty, Anyang, 12th-11th century BC; 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 – USD 100,000. Price realised USD 75,600. © Christie’s 2023 The deep body is raised on three columnar legs and is cast with a band of circular bosses alternating with kui dragons below the everted rim set with a pair of bail handles. The patina is of mottled olive-green color with areas of malachite encrustation on the... [Lire la suite]

14 décembre 2022

A jade 'eagle' hair ornament, ji, Neolithic period, Late Shijiahe culture

  Lot 3602. A jade 'eagle' hair ornament, ji, Neolithic period, Late Shijiahe culture (2500–2000 BC); 8.2 cm. Lot sold: 441,000 HKD (Estimate: 160,000 - 200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from an Important Japanese Collection. Provenance: Galaxie Art & Gift Co., Hong Kong, 1993.  Note: A very similar late Shijiahe culture jade 'eagle' hair ornament is illustrated in Art in Quest of Heaven and Truth. Chinese Jades Through the Ages, Taipei, 2012,... [Lire la suite]