26 juin 2011

Five Chinese bronze mirrors from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

A large Chinese painted bronze mirror, Han Dynasty(206 BC-AD 220) or later, Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 later decorated with figures and birds; 11in. (28cm.) diameter - Estimate $2,000 - $3,000- Price Realized $5,250 Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Three Chinese bronze mirrors, Han-Tang dynasty (206 BC-AD 907), Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 comprising a large mirror molded with figures, a smaller mirror with grapes and stylized animals, and a fan-shaped mirror. The large mirror 9in. (22.8cm.)... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2011

Bronze mirrors from Warring States to Han dynasty @ Bonhams

A circular bronze TLV mirror. Han Dynasty. Photo Bonhams Cast with a central loop surrounded by a square band with raised corner bosses dividing an eight-character inscription, the 'TLV' elements symmetrically arranged and separated by grass-like motifs within the scalloped border; with ferrous and malachite encrustation. 4 7/8in (12.5cm) diameter - Estimate: US$2,000 - 3,000 Two early bronze mirrors. Photo Bonhams The first, Warring States-Western Han Period, cast with a narrow wedge-shaped edge and a band of dragon scrolls... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2011

A bronze mirror decorated with blossoms, Korea, Koryo period

A bronze mirror decorated with blossoms, Korea, Koryo period. photo Nagel Auktionen  D. 19 cm. Estimate 2 000€ Property from the collection of the Tafel family, founded by the Tibet explorer Dr. Albert Tafel (1876 - 1935) and objects collected by Albert Tobias Tafel (1913 - 1981) Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. May 7th 2011 www.auction.de
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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 2011

A heavy silvered bronze mirror. By Sadatsugu, Edo period, 18th century

A heavy silvered bronze mirror. By Sadatsugu, Edo period, 18th century. Photo Bonhams Cast in typical form and designed with a crane and its young before pine trees, the cord runner formed as a tortoise and with the heraldic crest of the Inaba family, signed Tenka ichi Izumi (no) kami Sadatsugu and Naritoshi. 5in (12.7cm) diameter. Sold for $976 Bonhams. Fine Japanese Works of Art, 22 Mar 2011. New York www.bonhams.com
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19 mars 2011

Two Khorassan bronze mirrors, 12th/13th ct

A bronze mirror, Khorassan, 12th-13th ct.. photo Nagel Crusty patina, drill hole.  D. 10 cm - Estimate 600 € See for related example: Arabesques et jardin de paradis, Teylor a.o., Louvre, Paris (1989), plt. 203.  A Khorassan bronze mirror, 12th/13th ct.  photo Nagel Greenish patina, small chip to the rim. D. 11 cm - Estimate 450€ See for related example: Arabesques et jardin de paradis, Teylor a.o., Louvre, Paris (1989), plt. 203.  Nagel. March 22nd 2011. Ancient Art, Tribal Art, Islamic Art ... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2010

Eight chinese bronze mirrors, Sui dynasty, West-Han dynasty, Xin Interregnum & Tang dynasty

A large and rare bronze mirror with mythical animals and long inscription, China, Sui dynasty (581-618 AD). photo courtesy Nagel the very well cast silvery grey, very heavy mirror is decorated in high relief in the centre with a large knob with a hole to pass the silk cord. D. 24,1 cm - Estimate € 15 000 / 25 000 An excellent large and heavy "Lion and grapevine" mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907). photo courtesy Nagel carefully and crisply cast in high relief with nine lion- or better marten-like... [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]
09 janvier 2010

Bronze mirror of TLV type. China, Xin dynasty (9–23)

Bronze mirror of TLV type. China, Xin dynasty (9–23) Diameter : 16.50 cm - Price on application A bronze mirror of TLV type, the centre with a round knob through which a cord can be threaded. Arranged around this knob, which is centred on a quatrefoil ornament within a square, are the Spirits of the Four Directions – dragon, tiger, bird and turtle – each with their companions: the blue dragon, galloping deer, feathered immortal and upstanding toad, all executed in low-relief and in minute detail. Incorporated in this band... [Lire la suite]
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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