13 janvier 2008

A mottled celadon and brown jade beaker vase, gu - 18th century

A mottled celadon and brown jade beaker vase, gu - 18th century Carved from an even semi-translucent pale stone as a flattened eight-lobed beaker following the archaic bronze shape, with some natural dark brown veining. 19.5cm (7¾in) high. Sold for £1,900 plus Premium and tax Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006. New Bond Street
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13 janvier 2008

A white jade boulder carving - 18th/19th century

A white jade boulder carving - 18th/19th century Carved from an irregularly-shaped angular section of stone as two scholars at a table on a fenced terrace at the top, above a deer beside pine and two flying cranes, the stone of opaque creamy-white tone. 13.5cm (5¼in) high. Sold for £2,000 plus Premium and tax Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006. New Bond Street
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13 janvier 2008

A pale grey jade flattened vase, fanghu - Late Ming Dynasty

A pale grey jade flattened vase, fanghu - Late Ming Dynasty Finely carved in shallow relief around the pear-shaped body with meandering lotus scrolls, flanked on each side by a writhing chilong dragon, the neck with two lion-shaped handles and two stylised shou characters, the stone of a pale grey tone with russet markings (mouth rim chip). 19cm (7½in) high. - Sold for £2,800 plus Premium and tax Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006. New Bond Street
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07 janvier 2008

A jade and hardstone mounted hand mirror

A jade and hardstone mounted hand mirror Set in gilt bronze metal mounts displaying key fret bands, embossed bats and incised flowers to the handle, the mirror back mounted with a nephrite oval plaque carved in relief with bat and peach design, surrounded by mounted jadeite, rose quartz, and other hardstones, the handle back mounted with a well carved nephrite belt hook with a reticulated chilong confronting a dragon head terminus (wear to gilt). 8 1/4in (21cm) long - Sold for $1,900 plus Premium and taxBonhams. Fine Asian... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2008

A pale green and lavender jadeite covered vase

A pale green and lavender jadeite covered vase The vase of flattened hu form carved to the side of a fantastic garden rock supporting a pine tree and a lily plant, the flowering branches of which extend onto the vase, the conforming cover reticulated with flowering stems that also form the finial; the highly polished matrix of very pale green mottled with patches of faint lavender hue to the vessel, tiny patches of emerald green in the flowers and contrasting black veins in the rock (minute chips). 6in (15cm) high -... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2008

A pair of carved spinach jade and ivory table screens

A pair of carved spinach jade and ivory table screens Each rectangular plaque carved to one side in high relief with a Mongol groom tending horses in a mountain-filled landscape under a full sun, the mottled dark leaf green matrix displaying some natural fissure lines and pin-point black inclusions; each pieced ivory stand elaborately reticulated with leaf patterns, scroll work and auspicious bats (minor chips). 14 1/4in (36cm) high overall - Sold for $22,500 plus Premium and tax  Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2008

A pair of jadeite dishes - Late Qing Dynasty

A pair of jadeite dishes - Late Qing Dynasty Each shallowly carved from the translucent stone mottled with apple green and lavender shades and raised on a short foot ring (inclusion, shallow rim chip to one). 6in (15.2cm) diameter - Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000  Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, California
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02 janvier 2008

A fine white jade oval covered censer and cover - Late Qing Dynasty

A fine white jade oval covered censer and cover - Late Qing Dynasty Its well-hollowed ovoid body raised on three animal-headed legs, the animal heads recurring as part of the loop handles suspending loose rings to each side and the domical cover finished with a reticulated dragon finial; the evenly colored matrix displaying icy white inclusions, some faint oatmeal-colored veins and natural fissure lines (minor chip).  4 1/4in (11cm) - Sold for $27,500 plus Premium and tax Provenance: Nagatani, Chicago.Bonhams. Fine... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2008

Quatre sceaux en jade blanc - Chine 18/19ème siècle

Four white jade seals - China 18th/19th Century The first with a tall rectangular shaft supporting a reticulated dragon finial; the second of rectangular section topped by a bixie finial with a bifurcated tail extending downward to one side of the tall shaft; the third a low square seal topped with a deeply undercut recumbent dragon; the fourth of cylindrical form topped by a dragon-headed tortoise deeply undercut from the shaft, its head incorporating a pale grey patch in the matrix (some with tiny chips). 3/4 to 2 1/4in... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2007

Pendentif en jade blanc - Dynastie Qing, 18-19ème siècle

A white jade pendant - Qing Dynasty, 18th/19th Century Of thinly sectioned square form framed by reticulated animal designs and scrolls, the central circular reserve carved to one side with rocks and clouds raised in relief, and incised waves, reversed by four finely carved seal-script characters surrounded by a scroll band; the well-polished matrix of even white tone with areas of off-white inclusions. 2 1/8 x 2 1/4 (5.5 x 6cm) - Sold for $17,000 plus Premium and tax   Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007.... [Lire la suite]
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