12 juillet 2017

A rare bronze tripod vessel and cover, xing, Qianlong six-character cast seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3019. A rare bronze tripod vessel and cover, xing, Qianlong six-character cast seal marks and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 500,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The archaistic vessel is raised on three leaf-form supports and the sides are cast with a broad band of cell diaper below narrow bands of key frets and stylised foliate scroll interrupted by a pair of dragon handles. The cover is similarly decorated with a band of stylised foliate scroll... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2016

A green-glazed red pottery tripod vessel and cover, lian, Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 8)

A green-glazed red pottery tripod vessel and cover, lian, Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 8). © Christie's Image 2003 The vessel raised on three kneeling bear supports and molded around the sides with archers on horseback, immortals (xian), and various animals including monkeys, tigers, deer and boars, as well as a pair of mask and ring handles, the cover molded in high relief with concentric mountains interspersed with further animals and a large kneeling immortal, the green glaze extensively degraded to a silvery iridescence... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2009

A rare large archaic bronze tripod vessel and cover, ding. Spring and Autumn Period

A rare large archaic bronze tripod vessel and cover, ding. Spring and Autumn Period The globular vessel supported on three legs emerging from the mouth of a horned mythical beast, flanked by a pair of slightly flared rectangular handles, surmounted by the domed cover with a flared circular finial, the body, cover and handles cast with bands comprising rectangular units of interlocked dragons and raised bosses, the body with a lappet band above the feet enclosing taotie masks. 42.5cm (16¾in) wide. (2). Sold for £30,000 ... [Lire la suite]