14 janvier 2018

An imperial celadon jade 'Han Chun Tang' seal, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820)

Lot 3013. An imperial celadon jade 'Han Chun Tang' seal, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820); 6 by 4.1 cm., 2 3/8  by 1 5/8  in. Estimation 750,000 — 950,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,840,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 of rectangular form, surmounted by a pair of addorsed dragons, each deftly carved with bulging eyes and flared nostrils above curling whiskers and a partially open mouth revealing sharp fangs, the scales and flowing mane finely defined with... [Lire la suite]