11 avril 2011

Chinese antique bronze mirrors @ Nagel

  A large, superb bronze mirror with four animal masks in high relief, China, probably still Sui Dynasty (581-618) or early Tang dynasty. photo Nagel Auktionen The excellently cast silvery mirror is decorated in the centre with four animal masks, perhaps symbolising tiger heads, D. 20,7 cm. Estimate 6 000 €   A fine and rare bronze mirror with tiger and dragon decor, China, probably still Three Kingdom period (220-280) or after. photo Nagel Auktionen The excellently cast mirror is decorated with two pairs of... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2010

Bronze mirors from Warring States Period to Yuan dynasty @ Christie's NY

Four chinese bronze mirrors. Warring States Period/Tang Dynasty (5th century BC-10th century AD), Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 comprising an openwork double-tier mirror; a lobed mirror cast with a tortoise knob, a musician and a phoenix; and two circular mirrors. The eight-lobed mirror 6¼in. (15.8cm.) diameter (4) - Est. $2,000 - $3,000 Property from the Arthur M. Sackler collections. Three chinese bronze mirrors, Western Han (206 BC-8 AD). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 the first with stylized birds, the... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2010

Gold Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections @ Christie's NY

An important and very rare gold 'winged' cup. Western Han dynasty, 3rd-2nd century BC. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 The deep oval cup raised on a flat foot of conforming outline, with a pair of everted flange handles of shaped outline flaring slightly upward from the rim and engraved on top with angular scrolls reserved on a ground of fine parallel lines; 4¾ in. (12 cm.) long, box. Wt. 252.4 g. Estimate: $800,000 - $1,200,000 Provenance: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, England.Edna Bahr, Connecticut, late 1960s. ... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2009

Western Han dynasty, WuZhu Daquan

Western Han dynasty,  WuZhu Daquan 50 type lindascoin
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01 septembre 2009

Western Han dynasty (206B.C.-25A.D). "Gui Jv" bronze mirror

Western Han dynasty (206B.C.-25A.D). "Gui Jv"  bronze mirror white light Price 550 USD @ lindascoin
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31 août 2009

Western Han snake eye BanLiang

Western Han snake eye BanLiang Price 45 USD @ lindascoin
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30 août 2009

Western Han dynasty (207BC-AD25), diagonal BanLiang

Western Han dynasty (207BC-AD25), diagonal BanLiang Rev.concave Ban Liang - - Price 9,99 USD @ lindascoin
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21 mai 2009

A gilt-bronze and tiger-cowrie-shell 'deer' mat weight. Western Han Dynasty

A gilt-bronze and tiger-cowrie-shell 'deer' mat weight. Western Han Dynasty The recumbent deer finely cast with his head slightly raised, and legs folded along the edges of the flat base, the body hollow-cast to enclose a large russet-marked cowrie shell, the gilt of a rich tone. 10.6cm (4¼in) long..Sold for £6,000 Provenance: Lord CacciaJohn Sparks Ltd.An English private collectionNote: Mat weights, such as the present example, are believed to have been made in sets of four, which were filled with lead to give them... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2009

A rare bronze 'fish' flask and cover, China, Western Han dynasty

A rare bronze 'fish' flask and cover, China, Western Han dynasty Slightly chipped. H. 28 cm. Est. 12 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
03 mai 2009

A silvered bronze 'shoudai' mirror, China, Xin- (9-23 AD)/early Western Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

A silvered bronze 'shoudai' mirror, China, Xin- (9-23 AD)/early Western Han dynasty (25-220 AD) Crisply cast in relief with the pierced central knob for the silk thread, surrounded by 5 concentric bands with decoration and nipples. D. 15,9 cm. Est. 1200 EUR. Literature: Vgl. Zhongguo tongjing, vol. 16, Tongjing "Bronzespiegel / Bronze mirrors"), Peking: Wenwu chubanshe, 1998, nos. 61 + 70 (in beiden Fällen jedoch mit TLV-Motiv und tlw. abweichendem Randdekor) Sotheby's, New York, March 20, 2007, vol. 2, lot... [Lire la suite]