29 novembre 2016

A calcified jade 'chilong' hairpin, signed Lu Zigang, Ming dynasty

Lot 118. A calcified jade 'chilong' hairpin, signed Lu Zigang, Ming dynasty. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of tapering cylindrical form with one rounded tip, the other end with a hemispherical finial, the shaft decorated with a sinuous chilong and worked with an inscription ending with Lu Zigang zhi (made by Lu Zigang), the pale beige surface with calcified areas - 9.4 cm, 3 3/4  in. Notes: In Zun sheng ba jian by the Ming scholar... [Lire la suite]