13 mars 2008

A bronze square-sectioned hu - Han Dynasty

A bronze square-sectioned hu - Han Dynasty Cast with a waisted neck and canted foot, two of its curving walls applied with a lion mask supporting loose rings (lacking cover, patches of corrosion). 14 1/2in (37 cm) high - Sold for $1,700 plus Premium and tax (Copyright © 2002-2007 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Asian Decorative Art, 3 Mar 2008. 220 San Bruno Ave., San Francisco
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13 mars 2008

A cast bronze hu with chain handle - Han Period

A cast bronze hu with chain handle - Han Period Of circular section with a tall foot supporting the globular body surrounded by recessed horizontal bands, the shoulder mounted with animal masks grasping circular rings attached by chains to the dragon-decorated arching handle and the cover (crack, corrosion, burial deposits). 12 1/4in (31cm) high exclusive of handle - Sold for $1,200 plus Premium and tax (Copyright © 2002-2007 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Asian Decorative Art,... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2008

A blue and white moonflask - Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

A very rare large blue and white moonflask - Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795) Well painted in fifteenth century style in rich underglaze blue with simulated 'heaping and piling' with an allover pattern of composite foliate meander, the penciled, scrolling, leafy stems bearing a central lotus blossom surrounded by six further flowers on each side and three flowers on the narrow sides below the dragon handles, each stem terminating in a smaller blossom, above a band of froth-capped waves... [Lire la suite]
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