12 mai 2011

The Sinclair Collection of Early Chinese Bronze Vessels @ Bonhams

  The Sinclair Collection of Early Chinese Bronze Vessels. Photo Bonhams J. Goldstein emigrated in the 1920s from Poland to Canada, after his marriage to Ann, and the birth of his first child, a son. He settled in Toronto and had a thriving business trading in fur, designing, cutting and tailoring his own coats. His younger brother worked with their father in Poland in their very successful large fur store until, in 1939, he fled Poland, was imprisoned in Siberia, and ended up in Shanghai where he lived until the end of WWII.... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2010

New House Record at Christie's for the Most Expensive Item Sold Online

An important and rare bronze wine vessel and cover, Fangyi late Shang dynasty, Anyang, 12th-11th Century BC. Price realized: US$3,330,500. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- In a sign that fine art collectors are growing ever more comfortable with bidding online, Christie’s International reports that the top lot in Thursday’s sale of The Sze Yuan Tang Archaic Bronzes from the Anthony Hardy Collection sold for $3.3 million to an online bidder, setting a new house record for the most expensive item sold online. The... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2010

Christie's to Offer One of the Most Important Collections of Archaic Bronzes

Photo: Christie´s Images Ltd 2010. NEW YORK (AP).- Christie’s announced that it has been entrusted with the sale of The Sze Yuan Tang Archaic Bronzes from the Anthony Hardy Collection on September 16 as part of Christie’s Fall Asian Art Week. This collection of approximately 120 lots valued in excess of $15 million will be led by a very rare and important archaic bronze ritual tripod food vessel, Li, from the late Shang dynasty, 12th century BC. Theow H. Tow, Honorary Chairman of Asia and Deputy Chairman of Americas, said:... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2010

Christie's to Offer Important Collections of Chinese Archaic Bronzes

An important archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, fangyi, from the late Shang dynasty, Anyang period, 12th-11th century BC. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced that it has been entrusted with the sale of The Sze Yuan Tang Archaic Bronzes from the Anthony Hardy Collection on September 16 as part of Christie’s Fall Asian Art Week. This collection of approximately 120 lots valued in excess of $15 million will be led by a very rare and important archaic bronze ritual tripod food vessel,... [Lire la suite]