06 avril 2020

An opaque white jade rectangular 'shou-character' (longevity) plaque, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 2376. An opaque white jade rectangular 'shou-character' (longevity) plaque, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 3 5/8 in. (9.1 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The front is carved with a large shou character positioned above a lingzhi sprig and is flanked by two leafy, flower stems, all within a plain border against an openwork background of fine wan fret. Provenance: Lizzadro... [Lire la suite]
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18 mai 2019

A lime-green ground famille-rose 'Tea-poem' tray, Jiaqing seal mark and period

Lot 134. A lime-green ground famille-rose 'Tea-poem' tray, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820); 16 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP (45,224 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of oval lobed form supported on four ridge feet, the interior centred with a lobed panel enclosing an inscription in iron-red dated to Jiaqing dingsi year (corresponding to 1797) followed by two seal marks, all within composite floral scrolls and against a... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2018

A white jade shaped rectangular plaque, 18th century

Lot 969. A white jade shaped rectangular plaque, 18th century; 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. One side is well carved with a scene of the Northern Song poet, Mi Fu, accompanied by an attendant, bowing to a tall, pierced rock, and on the reverse with a lengthy inscription referring to the scene, and a seal, zhen (treasure). The semi-translucent stone is of even white color.. Provenance: Lizzadro... [Lire la suite]