15 mai 2011

A large brown lacquer dish in the form of a prunus blossom. Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-11th century

A large brown lacquer dish in the form of a prunus blossom. Northern Song Dynasty,  10th-11th century. Photo Sotheby's of distinct five-lobed shape, with low rounded sides, the recessed centre inside of matching flower-shaped outline, the recessed base circular, the lacquer of an even dark brown tone; in Japanese padded ivory silk cloth, ribbon-tied Edo period wooden box and cover, ribbon-tied varnished-wood outer box and cover, and brown cotton furoshiki with inscribed wooden tag; 27.4cm., 10 3/4 in. Estimate 30,000—40,000... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2009

A collection of Fatimid glasses, probably Egypt or Syria, 9th-10th century & 10th-11th century

A Fatimid clear cut-glass bottle, Egypt or Syria, 10th-11th century. photo Sotheby's of cylindrical form on a short spreading foot, with a narrow neck and everted rim, gently sloping shoulders leading to the body decorated with two relief-cut curved and etched vine scrolls with upward and downward-pointing palmette terminals. 6.5cm. height. Est. 20,000—30,000 GBP - Sold 73,250 GBP NOTE: This bottle was produced during the Fatimid period for use as a container for perfume and scented oils. A rock-crystal bottle of similar... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2009

Vietnamese Art in the Norton Simon Museum

Drum, 3rd century B.C.E. - 1st century C.E, Vietnam, -299-99. Bronze, 20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66.0 cm). Jennifer Jones Simon Art Trust, N.1981.4.S © 2009 Jennifer Jones Simon Art Trust Elephant with Driver, 14th-15th century, Vietnam, 1300-1499, Bronze. 6-3/4 x 7-1/4 x 3-1/2 in. (17.1 x 18.4 x 8.3 cm) Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Pratap and Chitra Pal. P.2003.01.01 © 2009 Norton Simon Museum Celestial Female, c.1100, Vietnam: ancient Champa kingdom, 1075-1125, Sandstone, 28 x 13-1/4 x 9 in. (71.1 x 33.7 x 22.9 cm)... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2009

A red sandstone figure of a female deity. W. India, Rajasthan, 10th/11th century.

A red sandstone figure of a female deity. W. India, Rajasthan, 10th/11th century. delicately sculpted and standing in tribhanga upon a lotus flower. Height: 64 cm, 25 inches. Contact the gallery for price asianartresource@aol.com  Jonathan Tucker & Antonia Tozer.
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