21 novembre 2020

A pair of celadon vases, cong, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 25. A pair of celadon vases, cong, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908); Each 28cm (11in) high. Estimate £ 4,000-6,000. Sold for 37,562 (€ 42,019). Photo: Bonhams. Each in the form of an archaic jade cong, of square section supported on a short waisted footing, rising to a flat shoulder and a broad tapering short neck, each face with raised horizontal bands representing the Eight Trigrams, covered overall with a rich bluish-green glaze. Provenance: an English private... [Lire la suite]

16 novembre 2020

Masterpieces of Ancient Chinese Jades: The Ju-yi Scholarʼs Studio Collection sold at China Guardian 2020 Autumn Auctions

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30 octobre 2020

A blue-glazed vase, Cong, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 229. A blue-glazed vase, Cong, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 29.4 cm. ( 11 5/8in.) high. Price estimate: HKD: 60,000 - 80,000 (USD: 7,700 - 10,300). Auction Result: HKD: 73,160. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions
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21 octobre 2020

A jade cong, Liangzhu culture (circa 3300-2300 BC)

Lot 202. A jade cong, Liangzhu culture (circa 3300-2300 BC); 2½ in. (6.5 cm.) across, box. Estimate 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020. Provenance: E Yuan Tang Chinese Art, Taipei, acquired in 1985. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
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06 octobre 2020

A small jade cong, Neolithic period

Lot 78. A small jade cong, Neolithic period; 6.3 cm, 2 ½ in. Estimate: 600,000 - 800,000 HKD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. each corner worked with three registers of animal masks, the four corners divided by gently recessed vertical band in the centre of each side. Provenance: Acquired in Japan prior to 1995. Note: Small jade cong of this form and size have been excavated from various Liangzhu culture sites, such as three discovered from tomb M20 at Fanshan,... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2020

A jade cong, Shang dynasty (c. 1600 BC–c. 1046 BC)

Lot 70. A jade cong, Shang dynasty (c. 1600 BC–c. 1046 BC); d. 7.6 cm, 3 in. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the thin-walled cong of flattened cylindrical square section, each of the four corners carved with three registers of two raised bars, the brown stone suffused with black inclusions. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 7th January 1993. Literature: Jiang Tao and Liu Yunhui, Jades from the Hei-Chi Collection, Beijing, 2006, pp. 80-81 top. Note: In... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2020

A mottled green jade cong, Neolithic period, Liangzhu Culture (c. 3300-2250 BC)

Lot 52. A mottled green jade cong, Neolithic period, Liangzhu Culture (c. 3300-2250 BC); 15.9 cm, 6 ¼ in. Estimate: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,780,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical form with square projections on four corners, the sides slightly tapering towards the base, each corner carved with five registers of stylised mask comprising twin bands of narrow parallel grooves above incised circular ‘eyes’ and a short raised band with rounded ends for the ‘nose’, the dark... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2020

A large celadon jade cong, Neolithic period, Qijia culture (2200 BC – 1600 BC)

Lot 398. A large celadon jade cong, Neolithic period, Qijia culture (2200 BC – 1600 BC); 13 cm, 5 1/8  in.. Estimate 100,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD (14,244 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of square section with short neck and foot, the stone of a variegated celadon and russet-brown colour, the interior marked with a red inventory number 329.  Provenance:  Collection of Dr Julian Deveron Redmill (1916-1993), reputedly acquired in London, ca. 1950s, and thence... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2020

A brown and black jade cong, Neolithic period, probably Liangzhu culture

Lot 5021. A brown and black jade cong, Neolithic period, probably Liangzhu culture (3400–2250 BC); 6.4 cm, 2 1/2  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Sold for 100,000 HKD (16,269 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of square section with a central aperture, the stone of a mottled greenish-celadon colour with dark brown patches, wood stand. Provenance: The Huai Qin Ge Collection, acquired during the 1960s to 1980s.Sotheby's Hong Kong, 1st June 2017, 353. ... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2020

A green jade archaistic cylindrical vessel, cong, Qing Dynasty

Lot 73. A green jade archaistic cylindrical vessel, cong, Qing Dynasty; 8cm (3in) high. Estimate HK$80,000-120,000. Sold for HK$ 5,440,000 (€ 649,994). Photo Bonhams. Of cylindrical square-sectioned form, carved on all four sides of the exterior with three registers of stylised masks featuring prominent eyes, the stone of an even pale yellowish-green tone with buff-coloured inclusions. Note: The present lot is a good example of the Qing dynasty version of an archaic jade cong. The Qing dynasty... [Lire la suite]