22 mai 2019

An archaic bronze wine vessel and cover, zhi, Shang Dynasty

Lot 4. An archaic bronze wine vessel and cover, zhi, Shang Dynasty; 15.5cm (6 1/8in) high. Estimate £28,000 - 34,000. Sold for £ 35,062 (€ 40,021). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The well cast pear-shaped body rising from a tall splayed foot to a flared mouth with lipped rim, cast around the neck and the foot with a leiwen band centred by a shallow flange on each side, domed cover with knop similarly decorated with a leiwen band, the bronze with light malachite and azurite encrustations, wood stand.  ... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2019

A rare archaic bronze wine vessel and cover, fangyi, Late Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th Century BC

Lot 505. A rare archaic bronze wine vessel and cover, fangyi, Late Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th Century BC; Height 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 USD. Lot sold 144,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the thin walls of the four-sided vessel cast on each side in raised relief with a central panel of a taotie animal mask with protruding eyes and centered on a raised notched flange, set between a top register containing a pair of confronting long-tailed birds, and a pair... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2019

An extremely rare and important archaic bronze wine vessel and cover, (fangjia), Late Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC

Lot 507. An extremely rare and important archaic bronze wine vessel and cover, (fangjia), Late Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC; 12 1/8 by 8 by 7 3/8 in., 30.7 by 20.4 by 18.8 cm. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 USD. Lot sold 8,104,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the robustly cast body of square section with a bombé S-profile curving up to a flared rim set with a pair of pyramidal-shaped finials, all four sides crisply cast in low-relief, one main side cast with a loop handle issuing out from the... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2018

An Archaic Bronze Wine Vessel and Cover, You, Late Shang Dynasty, 1600-1046 B.C. Or Early Western Zhou Dynasty, 1046-771 B.C.

Lot 3103. An Archaic Bronze Wine Vessel and Cover, You, Late Shang Dynasty, 1600-1046 B.C. Or Early Western Zhou Dynasty, 1046-771 B.C. H 28cm. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - 7,000,000 (USD 638,095 - 893,333). Sold price HKD 9,204,000 (USD 1,174,605). © Poly Auction. Provenance: A Kyoto Private Collection, Japan, before 1959Yamanaka & Co., Ltd., Japan. Literature: Seiichi Umehara, Nihon shucho shina kodo seika (Selected Relics of Ancient Chinese Bronzes from Collections in Japan),... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2013

Gilt bronze cloisonné wine vessel and cover. Incised mark "Qianlong". China, 18th-19th century

Gilt bronze cloisonné wine vessel and cover. Incised mark "Qianlong". China, 18th-19th century. Photo Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers 10"h. Some wear near base of handle. Estimated Price: $18,000 - $28,000 Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Art. July 26, 2013. 2690 Stratford Road PO Box 369 Delaware, OH, 43015 USA. Phone: +1 740 362 4771 - Fax: +1 740 363 0164 - Email: info@garths.com
17 mars 2013

Wine vessel and cover, China, c.1640-50

Wine vessel and cover, China, c.1640-50. Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, 24.1 x 17.0 x 13.0 cm. RCIN 1181. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II A porcelain wine pot with an octagonal body and a circular lid, with a tall square handle, and a short spout. On alternate sides are Chinese landscapes with figures, lotus and water plants, with the Chinese character for "long life"(shou) in centre.
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18 septembre 2010

New House Record at Christie's for the Most Expensive Item Sold Online

An important and rare bronze wine vessel and cover, Fangyi late Shang dynasty, Anyang, 12th-11th Century BC. Price realized: US$3,330,500. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- In a sign that fine art collectors are growing ever more comfortable with bidding online, Christie’s International reports that the top lot in Thursday’s sale of The Sze Yuan Tang Archaic Bronzes from the Anthony Hardy Collection sold for $3.3 million to an online bidder, setting a new house record for the most expensive item sold online. The... [Lire la suite]