15 septembre 2021

Chinese Scholarship Art from the Junkunc Collection at Christie's New York, 23-24 september 2021

Lot 739. A small bronze recumbent goat-form water dropper, Ming-Qing dynasty; 3 ¼ in. (8.2 cm.) long, Japanese wood box. Estimate: USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's 2021 The water dropper is cast in the form of a goat with its legs tucked under the body. The back of the head has a small circular aperture.  Provenance: Nagatani, Inc., Chicago, 1969.Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978) Collection. Lot 740. A silver-inlaid bronze mythical beast-form water wash and brush rest, Ming-Early Qing... [Lire la suite]