07 mars 2013

An Imperial Green Jade 'wufu wudai tang guxi tianzi bao' Seal, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period

Lot 402. An Imperial Green Jade 'wufu wudai tang guxi tianzi bao' Seal, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 USD. Lot sold 3,413,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's of square form, surmounted by a pair of addorsed dragons, each powerfully carved with bulging eyes and flaring nostrils above long whiskers, the mouth open to reveal its curled tongue between sharp fangs, with two long studded horns extending back over its head along a combed mane with finely incised details, the two scaly... [Lire la suite]

07 mars 2013

A Large Imperial Celadon Jade Seal. Qing Dynasty, Seal Of Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908)

A Large Imperial Celadon Jade Seal. Qing Dynasty, Seal Of Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908). Photo Sotheby's of large square form, surmounted by a well-carved pair of addorsed dragons, each powerfully carved with piercing eyes and nostrils flaring above curling whiskers and clenched mouths bearing sharp fangs, the two scaly bodies tightly intertwined and crouching on the haunches, pierced through the centre with an aperture, the square seal deeply carved with the characters Yikun Gong yulan (Imperially Appreciated... [Lire la suite]
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