14 janvier 2018

An extremely rare archaic jade ornament, huang, possibly Liangzhu culture, Neolithic period-Shang dynasty

Lot 3014. An extremely rare archaic jade ornament, huang, possibly Liangzhu culture, Neolithic period-Shang dynasty. Estimation 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,440,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 of crescent form, perforated at both ends, the longer side decorated in low relief with six mythical-animal masks of various sizes, with the central two being the largest, and those at the ends the smallest, four of which face one direction while the remaining two the other, the stone with a smooth surface of a... [Lire la suite]

01 mars 2014

A jade cong, Neolithic Period-Shang Dynasty

Lot 121. A jade cong, Neolithic Period-Shang Dynasty; Diameter 2 1/4 in., 5.8 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. carved with a square section pierced by the central ring rising at either end to a short collar, the stone of brownish-red color with amber inclusions.  Provenance: Collection of Nicolas Landau, Paris. Property from the Sam and Myrna Myers Collection Litterature: Filippo Salviati, Radiant Stones: Archaic Chinese Jades, Hong Kong, 2000, cat. no. 70. ... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2014

A jade cong, Neolithic Period-Shang Dynasty

Lot 119. A jade cong, Neolithic Period-Shang Dynasty. Diameter 2 1/8 in., 5.3 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 16,250 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the body comprised of square section pierced through the center with a cylindrical tube extending at either end to a short rim, the translucent yellow jade with brown inclusions. Provenance: Acquired in Philadelphia, 1978. Property from the Sam and Myrna Myers Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 18 Mar 2014, 10:30... [Lire la suite]
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