24 février 2011

Two Chinese Belt Hooks, 19th Century

Two Chinese Belt Hooks, 19th Century. photo courtesy Doyle New York Comprising a two-part belt hook with green jade inset into gilt-bronze with a foliate border design; and one with a central shadow agate panel flanked by two green jade panels set on white jade and bordered by gilt-bronze. Length of larger 4 inches. light gilt wear on both buckles otherwise good condition. Estimate $2,000-3,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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23 décembre 2010

Daily Life in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum, New York

The first section of the exhibition presents objects that relate to daily life in Yuan China. They include examples of men’s and women’s dresses and ornaments; vessels for ritual purposes and everyday use; and articles associated with travel. In every category, there are objects made using in traditional forms and decoration and others that display influences from Northern and Central Asia that arrived with the Mongols. Nearly all objects in this section are recent archaeological finds from China. Scene of a Family Watching a... [Lire la suite]