01 septembre 2021

Five jade carvings, Qing dynasty

Lot 1060. Five jade carvings, Qing dynasty; 15.3 by 45.5 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 138,600 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Comprising: - a white jade figure of a mythical beast, 5 cm; - a white jade carving of a finger citron, 6 cm; - a white jade 'monkey and horse' group, 5.8 cm; - a white jade 'duck and lotus' group, 5.2 cm; and - a yellow and brown jade carving of a Luduan, 4.2 cm. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2021

A large limestone carving of a lion, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3130. A large limestone carving of a lion, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 12 ½ in. (32 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 10,000 - HKD 20,000. Price realised HKD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Christie's. Pavilion Online – Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 27 May - 11 June 2021
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04 juin 2020

A Chinese soapstone carving, 18th century

Lot 54. A Chinese soapstone carving, 18th century; 9.5cm high. Sold for £5,000. © 2020 Sworders. of a luohan wearing a long robe with cloud and wave borders, seated on a rock with his right hand resting on the right knee, his left hand holding a hoop teasing a Buddhist lion by his feet, with 'Stodel Amsterdam C4' label. Provenance: Acquired from Jacques Aalderink, Amsterdam, in the 1930s. Sworders. Asian Art - Live Online, 28 may 2020
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30 mars 2020

A yellow jade carving of a mythical beast, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3254. A yellow jade carving of a mythical beast, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 4.9 cm., 1 7/8 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely carved in the form of a recumbent mythical beast resting on its haunches accented by sharp claws, the head slightly turned to its right, the facial features well defined with large round eyes below a single horn on the forehead between pointed ears and a finely incised... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2020

A jade carving of a mythical beast, Tang-Yuan dynasty (618-1368)

Lot 3257. A jade carving of a mythical beast, Tang-Yuan dynasty (618-1368); 5 cm., 2 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot Sold 87,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of pebble shape, the creature carved with a large rounded chest and a pot-bellied body, combined with rabbit feet and a bird head, its back covered with bifurcated ribbons and a large concentric 'rope' tail, the translucent stone of russet suffusions. Property from The Peony... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2019

A bamboo-root carving of a toad, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3693. A bamboo-root carving of a toad, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 5.3 cm., 2 in. Estimate 90,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 112,500 HKD. © Sotheby's carved in the round as a toad crouching with its front legs placed alongside each other, the four toes on each leg well defined, its eyes inlaid above its wide mouth, its back pierced with an aperture and fitted with a stopper carved in the form of its young resting atop its body, the bamboo patinated to a warm caramel-brown... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2018

A Full-Tip Rhinoceros Horn Carving, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

Lot 2176. A Full-Tip Rhinoceros Horn Carving, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century; 18 1/2 in. (47 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 950,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,160,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The large tapering cup with an irregularly-shaped rim is boldly carved in openwork utilising the natural curve of the horn with a magnolia vine bearing blossoms interwoven with a berry-laden vine. The horn is of honey-brown tone. The wood stand is carved with lotus pods and flowers supported... [Lire la suite]