10 janvier 2023

Ming dynasty jades sold at Sotheby's, Monochrome, London, 2 November 2022

Lot 255. A grey and black jade 'dragon' plaque, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); Length 11.4 cm, 4½ in. Lot sold: 5,040 GBP (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. Lot 256. A set of eighteen white jade 'dragon' belt plaques, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); Width of the largest 5.6 cm, 2¼ in. Lot sold: 37,800 GBP (Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. During the Ming dynasty, only officials of the first rank were entitled to wear belts... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2020

A square white jade 'dragon' belt plaque, Ming dynasty

Lot 593. A square white jade 'dragon' belt plaque, Ming dynasty; 5.6cm high. Sold for HK$ 37,500 (€ 4,452). © Bonhams. The square frame enclosing a centralised dragon with carefully incised scales against a heavily reticulated ground filled with intense floral sprays, intertwined branches and leafy sprays, the translucent matrix of fairly even milky white hue with minimal natural fissure lines along the extremities. Note: The nature of the decorative theme of the present lot has their preceding prototypes... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2018

A white jade 'Dragon' belt plaque, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1426. A white jade 'Dragon' belt plaque, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Length 3 1/4 in., 8.2 cm. Estimate: 3,000-5,000 USD. Sold Price: 8,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular border enclosing an openwork carving of a four-clawed dragon writhing amidst soaring birds and a double layer of scrolling lotus, set in a 19th century gilt copper alloy mount cast with openwork scrolling lotus on the reverse. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 15 Sep 2018
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