11 avril 2021

Coupe, Chine, dynastie Qing, ca 19° siècle

Lot 522: Coupe, Chine, dynastie Qing, ca 19° siècle. Néphrite/Jade. L. 22,5 cm. Est: €1,000 - €2,000. Sold: €5,000. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Large coupe circulaire à la bordure gravée agrémentée de deux anses en forme de fleurs, retenant chacune un anneau libre. Provenance : Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris) (Inv.20797 Acquise à l’Hôtel Drouot en 1969). Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Collections de la Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (3ème vente). Mercredi 24 Mars 2021 14:00. Expert : Cabinet... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2021

A large white jade figure of a recumbent stag, 17th-18th century

Lot 652. A large white jade figure of a recumbent stag, 17th-18th century; 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) long. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 350,000. © Christie's 2021  The stag is shown with head raised and ears flat against the head below the backswept antlers that flank the knobby backbone. The stone of very pale greenish-white color has some opaque white markings and a spot of added russet color on the chest. Provenance: C. T. Loo & Co., New York, 18... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2021

An important inscribed pale celadon jade table screen, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 8. An important inscribed pale celadon jade table screen, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Height 10 ⅞ in., 27.6 cm. Estimate: 300,000 - 500,000 USD. Lot sold: 588,700 USD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's  of vertical rectangular form, skillfully carved in several layers of relief on one side with two scholars standing on a rocky outcrop beneath a gnarled pine tree all set within a vertiginous mountain landscape of craggy peaks and ravines, a... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2021

An exceptional white and russet jade brushpot, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 14. An exceptional white and russet jade brushpot, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Height 7 ⅜ in., 18.7 cm. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 USD. Lot sold: 1,351,000 USD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's   of cylindrical form raised on five splayed ruyi-form feet, deftly carved in varying levels of relief with a continuous landscape enclosing a single scholar mounted on horseback preceded by an attendant pushing a wheeled cart surmounted by a... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2021

A white and grey jade 'Crested Owl' pendant, Shang Dynasty

  Lot 14. A white and grey jade 'Crested Owl' pendant, Shang Dynasty; 3 1/8in (8cm) across. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 12,000 - 17,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of curving outline, the flattened pendant carved with a large notched crest above an owl head with small ears and hooked beak, the body with simple scrolls delineating the wing feathers, terminating in a large coiled tail and simple clawed feet, pierced at both ends for suspension, the stone of even white tone with grey-black... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2021

A pair of green, russet and calcified jade pigs, Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD)

Lot 18. A pair of green, russet and calcified jade pigs, Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD); 4 1/2in (11.4cm) long. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 25,000 (€ 12,000 - 21,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each simply carved from a rectangular block of nephrite with features in a stylized form using strong slanting cuts to delineate the bodies, legs and heads, three simple lines engraved behind the snouts with a pierced tab to the underside, a further pierced tab to the tail, all with a high degree of polish. Property from... [Lire la suite]

19 février 2021

A very rare pale beigish-white and yellowish-brown jade miniature figure of a standing Bactrian camel, Tang-Yuan dynasty

Lot 620. A very rare pale beigish-white and yellowish-brown jade miniature figure of a standing Bactrian camel, Tang-Yuan dynasty (AD 618-1368); 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 435,000. © Christie's 2021 The figure is shown standing on a flat, waisted base. The details of the tapering head are well carved, as are the hair markings on the top of the head, lower neck, tip of the tail and the two humps, which lean in opposite... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2021

A fine carved light green mughal-style jade blossom-shaped bowl with two handles, 18th century

Lot 374. A fine carved light green mughal-style jade blossom-shaped bowl with two handles, 18th century; 22,5 cm. Estimate: € 10,000 - €15,000. Result: € 28,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Important South German private collection, assembled between 1950 and 1987. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
31 janvier 2021

An exceptional very pale green jade vase and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 375. An exceptional very pale green jade vase and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795); H. 54,2 cm. Estimate: € 20,000 - €30,000. Result: € 60.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Important South German private collection, assembled between 1950 and 1987. Note: The present vase is particularly noteworthy for its fine quality of jade stone. The process of its carving on the exterior and the hollowing of the deep interior would have entailed a significant amount of wastage of the prized... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2021

A small celadon and russet jade sword or dagger guard, Han Dynasty or later

Lot 418. A small celadon and russet jade sword or dagger guard, Han Dynasty or later; 2 1/4in (5.7 cm) across. Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,500. Sold for US$ 2,805 (€ 2,307). Courtesy Bonhams. Of trapzoidal outline, one side carved with c-scrolls forming a taotie within a beaded edge, the other side with a single striding chilong also within a beaded edge. Property from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman. Bonhams. Fine Chinese and Japanese Works of Art Part II, 14 Dec 2020, Los Angeles ... [Lire la suite]