19 avril 2010

Iranian & Turkish jewelry, 11th to 19th century and later

A Seljuk nielloed gold wire bracelet, Iran, 11th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The shank constructed from woven gold wire, each with four thick wires twisted around a thinner wire, the clasp held by a pin, the round bezel with stylized quatrefoil inlaid with niello - 2 1/2in (6.4cm) diameter. Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000 . Price Realized £9,750 Provenance: UK trade, 1990s A pair of Seljuk gold bracelets, Iran, 13th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The shank of triangular cross-section... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2009

Northern Song dynasty, Jia You yuanbao 嘉祐元寳 (1056-1063)

Northern Song dynasty, Jia You yuanbao 嘉祐元寳 (1056-1063) Bought today 8.02 USD (environ 5.34 €) to wattwat Note: Jia You est le neuvième et dernier nianhao de l'empereur Renzong 仁宗. Durant cette période, on a émis des petites monnaies en bronze de valeur 1 et des petites et des grandes monnaies de fer. La lecture des monnaies de bronze se fait en cercle (haut, droite, bas et gauche). Les styles utilisés sont le kaishu (régulier) et le zhuanshu (sigillaire). (www.transiart.com)
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24 septembre 2009

Liao Dynasty (1085-1094A.D.), Da An yuanbao 大安元寳 "Long An"

Liao Dynasty (1085-1094A.D.), Da An yuanbao 大安元寳 "Long An" EF 225 USD @ lindascoin Note: Da An 大安 est le quatrième nianhao de Yelü Hongqi, l'empereur Daozong des Liao (1055-1101). Il n'existe que des Da An yuanbao. Ces monnaies sont généralement de facture très médiocre.  (www.transiart.com)
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13 septembre 2009

Liao Dynasty 1055-1064A.D. Qing Ning Tong Bao XF

Liao Dynasty (1055-1064A.D.) Qing Ning Tong Bao XF 85 USD  @ lindascoin
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12 septembre 2009

Liao Dynasty, 1095-1101A.D., ShouChang Yuan Bao

Liao Dynasty, 1095-1101A.D., ShouChang Yuan Bao Star in between two legs of Yuan VF. 150 USD  @ lindascoin
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24 août 2009

Huang Song Tong Bao

Huang Song Tong Bao (1039-1054). Empereur Ren Zhong (1022-1063), Northern Song dynasty 1-cash seal script, long TONG variety, large center hole. 24.83mm/3.99g lovely XF - Price 3 USD @ dong_hua_zhai's Coins and Antiques
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24 août 2009

Huang Song Tong Bao

Huang Song Tong Bao (1039-1054). Empereur Ren Zhong (1022-1063), Northern Song dynasty 1-cash seal script. Small TONG variety with rosette hole. 24.65mm/3.24g VF - Price 2 USD @ dong_hua_zhai's Coins and Antiques Chinese coins from Northern song dynasty (AD960 - 1127) are famous for it's beautiful Chinese calligraphy and fine quality. One interesting feature in  this period is the matched coins. 2 coins in different calligraphic styles but in same period title, all dimensions, and even composition of alloy make a... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2009

Rare green-glazed cizhou sgraffiato 'peony' vase. Northern Song dynasty, 11th century, or later

A rare green-glazed cizhou sgraffiato 'peony' vase. Northern Song dynasty, 11th century, or later The well-balanced baluster body supported on a high splayed foot and with a tall tapering neck ending on a wide rolled-out everted rim, delicately carved and incised with two large peony blooms borne on leafy stems, all above a band of overlapping petals at the base. 11 in. (31 cm.) high. Est. £15,000 - £20,000 - Price realised : £18,750  Provenance: Acquired by a European collector from Kusaka Shogado in Japan in the... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2009

A Seljuk Carved Wooden Door, North East Iran, 11th Century

A Seljuk Carved Wooden Door, North East Iran, 11th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2009 Of rectangular form with three inset rectangular panels, a hinge pin above and below, the central large panel deeply carved with scrolling vine around two confronted unicorns with everted heads below two addorsed lions with inverted heads, a panel of strong naskh with elongated hastae above and below, the upper and lower panels each of a darker wood carved with scrolling vine around a more delicately drawn naskh inscription, set... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2009

Illuminated folio from a manuscript with bodhisattva in kashmiri style. Paper, pigment, gold, ink. West Tibet. 11th century

Illuminated folio from a manuscript with bodhisattva in kashmiri style. Paper, pigment, gold, ink. West Tibet. 11th century cm. 68 x 24 (26 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.) (all text, images © Carlo Cristi) NEW YORK ASIA WEEK 2009. Carlo Cristi Via Moscati 6 Milano 20154, Italy. Tel: +39 023491528 - Fax: +39 023491528 - Email: carlocristi@tin.it
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