25 mars 2019

Sotheby's announces an eclectic offering of objects from the prehistory period to the present

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present Curiosity V on 2 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. In its fifth instalment, the sale offers an eclectic and thought-provoking assemblage of works ranging across time and geographical space, from Ice Age Siberia, to Bronze Age China, Ancient Egypt and Medieval Europe. Highlights include an important Neolithic jade cong from the Liangzhu culture formerly in the distinguished collection of Duan Fang (1861-1911); a monumental stucco Buddha head dating from the... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2016

A pair of black lacquered guri-lacquer bowls, China, Ming dynasty

Lot 18. A pair of black lacquered guri lacquer bowls, China, Ming dynasty. Estimate 4 000/6 000 €. Photo Nagel. the deeply carved guri-pattern (Japanese: bow, curve and circle) reveals that the black lacquer is finally composed by at least 14 or 15 different thin, alternating black and red-brown lacquer layers, with the last layer on top is black lacquer. The two guri-bowls had initially been or should have been covered inside and on the base with a silver plated copper or bronze sheet, fixed in the small grooves at... [Lire la suite]
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