22 février 2018

An Imperial celadon and brown jade 'Yuqing gong bao' seal

Lot 3072. An Imperial celadon and brown jade 'Yuqing gong bao' seal, the seal Ming dynasty, the carved inscription Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820): 3.9 by 4.9 by 4.9 cm., 1 1/2  by 7 7/8  by 1 7/8  in. Estimate 8,000,000 — 12,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 10,840,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 of square form with a slanted trapezoid top, surmounted by a broad arched knop in an archaistic style, the smoothly polished stone of pale celadon colour figured... [Lire la suite]

10 octobre 2012

An Imperial Celadon And Brown Jade 'Tian'en Shiquan' Oval Seal. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period

An Imperial Celadon and Brown Jade 'Tian'en Shiquan' Oval Seal. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period - Photo Sotheby's of oval section, the translucent stone of pale celadon and caramel-brown tones, carved in relief with a powerful chilong writhing among swiftly incised scrolling clouds, its head turned back towards a smaller chilong clambering through the mist, the underside crisply carved vertically with four characters in seal script reading Tian'en shiquan ('Ten Victories Thanks to Heaven's... [Lire la suite]