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Want to offer your customers the possibility to admire authentic jewelry collectors who are or should be in a museum, the images displayed on our online museum are obtained from private collections, collections experts and partners Darley's Auctions or museums, these pieces antiques are usually tested by internationally recognized experts and specialists pieces.

 
       Nacional Museum of China
 

PRIVATE COLLECTION DAVID AMORÓS .


Spring Autumn Period 770-476 BCE / Warring 476-221 BC and BCE / BC Zhou Dynasty.


The extraordinary collection consists of a large number of Chinese archaic bronzes including bronzes are Zhang and Zhou Dynasty , these are outstanding bronzes amazing black oxidation ( Hei Xi Gu ) and decorated in gold and silver filigree this type of Chinese archaic bronzes are possibly the most admired and sought all Chinese Dynasties ancient bronzes.

These bronzes have been tested by professional experts in archaic Chinese bronzes, as experts from China Shanghai Museum , world-renowned experts from Hong Kong or Paris France , have also made ​​dozens of metallographic analysis by fluorescence microscopy or X-ray microscopy scanning electron (SEM ) or energy dispersive microanalysis RX ( EDAX ) these analyzes have reinforced the authenticity of the collection , demonstrating that the oxidation of both the bronze alloy as gold or avocado matching antique bronzes such .


Photos provided for our online museum at Amorós Family, Valencia, Spain .

 

     
 

Bronze inlaid with gold and silver

Warring Zhou dynasty , china 400-230 Ac


Exceptional face of a camel bronze with black oxidation Hei Xi Gu detail in gold and silver , the camel may be made for monitoring the tomb of a Chinese emperor of the period described above , the master of Chinese archaic bronzes Mr. Albert Du described it this way , the study said bronze Amorós family and to translate the writing that has the face of this camel , ancient writing made ​​of gold and format letters bird with the result being the name of a Chinese emperor the Chu family. Is completely covered with filigree spirals and geometric patterns , all executed with great art craftsmanship. Entirely coated in a very thin layer of black oxidation caused by chemical corrosion and bronze funerary environment where he was, which made ​​it to said oxidation is protected from other more severe corrosion to that bronze, in some areas, especially in the lower , the more abrasive corrosion caused by copper sulfate in the same bronze alloy clearly greenish , slightly damaged his precious black membrane obtained in thousands of years ..

 Form craftsmanship of the bronze silver and gold .The art of the gold inlay and silver began in the late Shang Dynasty and the beginning of the Zhou dynasty, the work that is because in these dynasties were never able to achieve such perfection in bronze inlaid gold craft under Bronze inlaid with gold and silver, is the most admired work at the time of archaic bronze china, even being this skill acquired nearly a thousand years after the appearance of other bronzes in step autumn spring Zhou Dynasty was the moment that broke the technical craft of gold and silver inlaid bronzes , bronzes were prepared for such great characters of the moment, emperors , royal family, great generals . Etc. reaching this extraordinary art to be perfected in the last stage of the Zhou Dynasty , Warring called in 476 to 221 BC , in which the craftsmanship of inlaid gold and silver reached its highest expression , reaching to be named in posposteriores dynasties as the evening of archaic bronze , the most approximate to that work was obtained on 206 to 9 after Christ in the Han dynasty  
 
In this photo show a bronze mirror , this kind of beauty accessories were used only by the emperor and his family, or paturalmente this and other eople details that had permission from the emperor to enjoy this or other bronzes unlike other bronze mirrors of the time this has an extraordinary finish in the center of the mirror on the face where all the details in gold and silver , we find a small ripple in a half sphere , crossed in the middle, in this space a silk ribbon was placed to facilitate the power grab that mirror on the other side is just as its name suggests , the mirror , the mirror was just a flat part of the bronze but with a extremely smooth finish and highly polished which produced a mirror effect , if we look closely at the details of this fabulous mirror has the same above described drawings Ding, as the letters inscribed on some of the bronzes in this collection , while being written in different forms of letters of the time were tabled to the same person or family, this shows that most of these bronzes, belonged to a single family or emperor , was come to this conclusion after studying different experts.
 

 

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