02 octobre 2010

An Egyptian wood and bronze goose. Late Period, circa 664-32 B.C.

An Egyptian wood and bronze goose. Late Period, circa 664-32 B.C. © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., The walking bird with left leg advanced, the sinuous bronze head and neck cast with a well-defined beak and recessed nostrils, the ovoid eyes with incised outline, the cedar wood body carved with folded wings and upturned tail, the finely detailed webbed feet with pointed claws, the textured scale-like skin finely incised, 11in (28cm) high, mounted on a wood base; Estimate: £30,000 - 50,000, € 37,000 - 61,000, USD 47,000 -... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2010

Ming dyansty jade @ Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 13 May 2010

A pale green jade 'monkey and horse' group, Ming Dynasty. photo Bonhams Well carved in the round to depict a recumbent horse with his head turned sharply to the left over his body, looking at a small monkey clambering up his back, the stone of a greyish-green tone with brown inclusions, wood stand, fitted box. 8.2cm (3¼in) wide (3). Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000, HK$59,000 - 83,000 Provenance: Purchased at Bluett & Sons, London, 1960sThe Collection of Mr Harold Cooper A green jade carving of a toad. Ming Dynasty.... [Lire la suite]
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