20 septembre 2021

Archaic Jade from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman sold at Bonhams New York, 20 September 2021

Lot 133. An Archaic Jade Flanged Disc, Possibly Neolithic, Hongshan Culture, 3500-2500 BCE; 2 3/4in (7cm) across. Sold for US$ 12,750 (€ 10,887). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The outer edge of the circular flattened disc carved with three blade like notches, each set with additional smaller notches, the center with a circular aperture, the greenish-yellow stone with areas of russet inclusions. Property from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman. Literature: Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection, Chinese... [Lire la suite]

09 décembre 2019

A green jade humanoid mask ornament, Hongshan Culture, circa 4000 -3000 BC

Lot 2705. A green jade humanoid mask ornament, Hongshan Culture, circa 4000 -3000 BC; 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 937,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The humanoid mask is carved with arched brows above almond-shaped eyes and a pointed nose. The reverse is pierced with two apertures for suspension. The stone is of an even green tone with some buff and russet inclusions, box. Provenance: Lantien Shanfang Collection, acquired in Taipei in... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2019

A celadon jade toothed animal mask ornament, Hongshan Culture, circa 4000-3000 BC

Lot 2712. A celadon jade toothed animal mask ornament, Hongshan Culture, circa 4000-3000 BC; 4 15/16 in. (12.6 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 812,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The well-polished stone is carved and pierced in the form of an animal mask. It is decorated with arched brows, and circular eyes. The details of the face are carefully rendered with thick concave troughs and the bottom of the jade is carved with segmented sections representing the teeth of... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2019

A very rare celadon jade toothed animal mask ornament, Hongshan Culture, circa 4000 -3000 BC

Lot 2708. A very rare celadon jade toothed animal mask ornament, Hongshan Culture, circa 4000 -3000 BC; 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 1,750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The well-polished stone is carved and pierced in the form of an animal mask. It is decorated with arched brows, circular eyes, and horns. The details of the face are carefully rendered with thick concave troughs and the bottom of the jade is carved with segmented sections... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2019

A celadon jade ‘cloud-scroll’ ornament, Hongshan Culture, circa 3500 BC

Lot 2712. A celadon jade ‘cloud-scroll’ ornament, Hongshan Culture, circa 3500 BC; 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 1,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The jade is carved and pierced as a continuous cloud-scroll composed of three inter-connected modular units with subsidiary arched and toothed segments protruding from various joins and corners, with a small pierced aperture to the top. The stone is covered by white alteration, box. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2019

A jade carving of a bird-shaped pendant, Hongshan Culture, circa 4000-3000 BC

 Lot 2704. A jade carving of a bird-shaped pendant, Hongshan Culture, circa 4000-3000 BC; 1 7/8 in. (4.6 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 260,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 1,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The flattened pendant is carved in the form of a bird with a rounded head and outspread wings incised with vertical parallel lines. The top of the reverse is pierced with two small circular apertures, box. Provenance: Lantien Shanfang Collection, acquired in Taipei in 1989. ... [Lire la suite]

25 novembre 2019

A large jade carving of a ‘pig-dragon’, Hongshan culture, circa 4000-3000 BC

Lot 2706. A large jade carving of a ‘pig-dragon’, Hongshan culture, circa 4000-3000 BC; 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000 (USD 385,335 - USD 642,224). Price realised HKD 6,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The jade is carved as a coiled stylised mythical animal with incised circular eyes below pricked ears, and pierced with a circular aperture to the centre between a slit and a smaller aperture for suspension. The stone is of a green tone with extensive... [Lire la suite]
07 janvier 2019

A rare greyish-green and opaque buff jade 'toothed' pendant fragment, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture, circa 3500-3000 BC

Lot 1210. A rare greyish-green and opaque buff jade 'toothed' pendant fragment, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture, circa 3500-3000 BC; 3½ in. (8.9 cm.) long. Estimate $15,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realised $43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The thin plaque well carved on both sides with a series of curvilinear grooves and corresponding ridges swooping down to form a lower row of tapering, ridged 'teeth' or 'tusks' and a wide, incurved cusp at one end, two of the grooves curving tightly upward to... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2016

Sotheby's Paris to offer Early Chinese Jade and Hardstone Carvings on December 15

Lot 33. Rare Disque archaïque cranté en jade, Xuanji, Période Néolithique - Dynastie Shang, ca. 2000-1500 avant J.-C. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. PARIS.- Dernière vente de l’année chez Sotheby’s à Paris, la vente d’Arts d’Asie se tiendra le 15 décembre à la galerie Charpentier et s’organisera en deux temps. La première vacation consistera en la dispersion de jades archaïques chinois comprenant l’ancienne collection Max Loehr (1903 – 1988), l’un des plus éminents spécialistes occidentaux de... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2010

Chinese jade @ THROCKMORTON FINE ART

Bi disc, Neolithic Period, Liangzhu Culture, 3400-2200 BCE Green/yellow jade. Diameter: 17 in. - Price on application Zhulong “Pig Dragon”, Neolithic Period, Hongshan Culture, 3500-2250 BCE Green/white jade. H: 4 ¼ in. - Price on application Tiger, Tang Dynasty, 618-907 CE Brown/green jade. W: 4 ¾ in.  - Price on application Eagle with spread wings, Neolithic Period, Hongshan Culture, 3500-2250 BCE White jade. H: 3 ½ in. W: 4 in. - Price on application Arc-shaped fish pendant, Western... [Lire la suite]