22 mai 2022

A finely carved white jade 'tribute bearers' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 3624. A white jade 'dragon' alms bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795), later inscribed Qianlong nian zhi mark; h. 13.5 cm. Lot sold 2,646,000 HKD (Estimate : 2,000,000 - 4,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2nd December 1976, lot 731. Christie's Hong Kong, 29th April 2002, lot 557. Literature: Sotheby's Hong Kong – Twenty Years: 1973-1993, Hong Kong, 1993, pl. 512. ... [Lire la suite]

22 mai 2022

A white jade 'dragon' alms bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 3624. A white jade 'dragon' alms bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 16.3 cm. Lot sold 3,150,000 HKD (Estimate : 2,500,000 - 5,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Provenance: Christie's London, 7th June 1993, lot 152. Christie's Hong Kong, 30th April 2000, lot 602. Exhibited: A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 5. Note: This bowl is notable for the rich... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2022

A white jade barbed vase, Gu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3621. A white jade barbed vase, Gu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 22 cm. Lot sold 882,000 HKD (Estimate : 1,000,000 - 1,200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 29th April 1996, lot 698. Exhibited: A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 126. Note: Deceptively simple in its refined form and design, the present vase displays the technical... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2022

A white and russet jade 'chilong' flower receptacle, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 3620. A white and russet jade 'chilong' flower receptacle, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 11.7 cm. Lot sold 252,000 HKD (Estimate : 200,000 - 400,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Exhibited: A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 3. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Jades from the De An Tang Collection and Gardens of Pleasure – Erotic Art from the... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2022

A superb white jade 'pine' flower receptacle, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

 Lot 3619. A superb white jade 'pine' flower receptacle, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 15.4 cm. Lot sold 2,520,000 HKD (Estimate : 2,500,000 - 4,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Exhibited: A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 9. Note: Carved from a lustrous white jade stone with attractive russet highlights, the present flower receptacle is... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2022

A yellow jade 'dragon' rhyton? Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

  Lot 3617. A yellow jade 'dragon' rhyton, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); h. 12 cm. Lot sold 1,512,000 HKD (Estimate : 1,500,000 - 3,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Exhibited: A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 123. Note: The present cup is impressive for the use of the highly esteemed yellow jade material and the elegantly carved form which references... [Lire la suite]

22 mai 2022

A finely carved white jade box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3616. A finely carved white jade box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 15.5 cm. Lot sold 1,890,000 HKD (Estimate : 2,000,000 - 4,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Exhibited: A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 108. Note: This charming box is exquisitely carved with a long-tailed bird among swaying millet sprays and lingzhi sprigs. The... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2022

A calcified jade cicada, Han dynasty

Lot 221. A calcified jade cicada, Han dynasty (206BC-220 AD); Length 2 in., 5.1 cm. Lot sold: 7,560 USD (Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum. Provenance:- Christie's New York, 2nd December 1989, lot 15.  - Collection of William H. and Sophia H. Harrison. - Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 2000 (acc. no. 2000.13.12). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2022

A celadon jade 'mythical bird' disc (Bi), Warring States period-Han dynasty (475 BC-220 AD)

Lot 222. A celadon jade 'mythical bird' disc (Bi), Warring States period-Han dynasty (475 BC-220 AD); Diameter 5¾ in., 14.6 cm. Lot sold: 27,720 USD (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum. Provenance:- Sotheby's New York, 6th December 1989, lot 10.  - Collection of William H. and Sophia H. Harrison. - Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 2000 (acc. no. 2000.13.17). ... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2022

A celadon jade bird-form pendant, Western Zhou dynasty (1050-771 BC)

Lot 223. A celadon jade bird-form pendant, Western Zhou dynasty (1050-771 BC); Length 2¼ in., 5.7 cm. Lot sold: 7,560 USD (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum. Provenance: - Sotheby's New York, 6th December 1989, lot 3.  - Collection of William H. and Sophia H. Harrison. - Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 2000 (acc. no. 2000.13.16). Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]