18 septembre 2021

A rare Liangzhu-style beige jade cong

Lot 50. A rare Liangzhu-style beige jade cong. Width 3 in., 7.7 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. Lot sold: 50,400 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the cylindrical central shaft abutted by four hollow square shafts rising along its sides, each square shaft carved with concave and convex bands with faint traces of two registers of taotie masks with incised lines and eyes, the calcified stone with russet and white variegation. Property from the Junkunc Collection ... [Lire la suite]

06 août 2021

A celadon-glazed 'trigram' vase, cong, Mark and period of Xuantong (1908-1911)

Lot 12. A celadon-glazed 'trigram' vase, cong, Six-character mark in underglaze blue and period of Xuantong (1908-1911); Height 11¼ in., 28.6 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,292 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Johanna (1931-2004) and Frank Uhl (1926-2006), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
31 juillet 2021

Qing dynasty monochrome sold at Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 4 June - 25 June 2021

Lot 306. A small guan-type celadon vase, cong, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Hauteur: 11,5 cm. (41⁄2 in.). Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000. Price Realised EUR 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021   Lot 307. A large flambé-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Hauteur: 40.7 cm. (16 in.). Estimate EUR 3,500 - EUR 5,500. Price Realised EUR 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021   Lot 308. A large... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2021

A green and russet jade cong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier

Lot 30. A green and russet jade cong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier; 21⁄2 in. (6.4 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The cong is carved with plain sides and short collars at both ends. The stone is of pale green tone with russet inclusions and dark natural inclusions.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: The Irving Collection, New York, by 1987. Christie's.... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2021

A brown jade cong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier

Lot 29. A brown jade cong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier; 31⁄4 in. (8 cm.) high, cloth box. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The cong is of square section with plain sides between short, circular collars. The stone is of a blackish-brown color of areas of pale grey mottling.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: The Irving Collection, New York, by 1987. Christie's. Art of... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2021

A mottled pale green and russet jade cong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier

  Lot 28. A mottled pale green and russet jade cong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier; 33⁄4 in. (9.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The cong is of rectangular form with a circular collar at either end, and the corners are carved with linear, horizontal grooves. The stone is of yellowish-green tone with russet inclusions.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2021

Two jade cong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier

Lot 27. Two jade cong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier; Each 21⁄2 in. (6.4 cm.) wide, cloth box (2). Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. Price Realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each cong has flat sides and a shallow collar at each end. One stone is of mottled brown and greyish-green tone, the other is of reddish-orange and pale green tone.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: The Irving Collection, New York, by... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2021

Two jade cong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier

  Lot 25. Two jade cong, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier; The larger, 21⁄2 in. (6.4 cm.) wide, cloth boxes. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. Price Realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each cong has plain, flat sides between short, circular collars. One stone has a matte surface and is of pale grey tone, the other is of yellowish-green tone with some brown and russet patches.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. ... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2021

A mottled brown and buff jade cong, Neolithic period, 3rd millennium BC or later

Lot 5. A mottled brown and buff jade cong, Neolithic period, 3rd millennium BC or later; 31⁄2 in. (8.2 cm.) across, cloth box. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The cong with two short collars and of mottles brown and buff color is carved on each corner with a stylized mask.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: The Irving Collection, New York, by 1987. Christie's. Art of China. Including... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2020

A blue and white 'crane and bagua' vase, cong, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 22. A blue and white 'crane and bagua' vase, cong, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619). Hauteur: 26 cm. (10 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000. Price realised EUR 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Reposant sur un petit pied circulaire, la panse rectangulaire est ornée de grues aux ailes déployées et de trigrammes (bagua). Le col est à décor de nuages stylisés ; restauration. Provenance: Property from a French private collection. Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 10... [Lire la suite]