30 mars 2020

A jade 'phoenix' plaque, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 3251. A jade 'phoenix' plaque, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 9.2 cm., 3 5/8 in. Estimate 60,000 -- 80,000 HKD. Lot Sold 75,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely carved in the form of a phoenix with a slender neck above outstretched wings and a long feathery tail, the plumage defined with fine incisions, pierced at the beak with a small aperture for attachment, the stone of grey tone with warm russet and yellow patches. Property from The Peony Collection. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]