15 juin 2020

Two pale celadon jade reticulated 'geese' plaques, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 386. Two pale celadon jade reticulated 'geese' plaques, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644); 6.3 and 6.4 cm, 2 1/2  and 2 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 275,000 HKD (31,337 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each of rectangular form, pierced with a flying goose and a small bird, the stones of a pale celadon tone.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020

15 juin 2020

Two celadon jade reticulated 'dragon' plaques, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 393. Two celadon jade reticulated 'dragon' plaques, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644); 6.5 and 9.3 cm, 2 1/2  and 3 5/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 300,000 HKD (34,186 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each of rectangular form, carved in openwork with a scaly dragon writhing amongst foliate scrolls, one of a greyish celadon tone and the other of a brownish celadon tone.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2020

A celadon jade 'turtle' plaque and a pair of celadon jade 'floral' ornaments, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 377. A celadon jade 'turtle' plaque and a pair of celadon jade 'floral' ornaments, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644); 9.2 and 6.2 cm, 3 5/8  and 2 3/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HKD (49,855 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the reticulated plaque of rectangular form, carved with a turtle perched on a large lotus leaf amongst blooming lotuses and arrowheads; the pair of ornaments pierced with a stylised floral spray.  Property from the Peony... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2020

A celadon jade silk worm, Song dynasty or earlier

Lot 382. A celadon jade silk worm, Song dynasty or earlier; 2.7 cm, 1 1/8  in.. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 HKD. Lot sold 13,750 HKD (1,567 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. naturalistically worked with a tapering segmented body, detailed with round bulging eyes, the stone of a celadon tone with brown inclusions and calcified patches.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020
14 juin 2020

A white jade reticulated 'bird' pendant, Song dynasty or earlier

Lot 378. A white jade reticulated 'bird' pendant, Song dynasty or earlier; 5.2 cm, 2 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 212,500 HKD (24,215 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. carved in openwork to depict a bird and dragonfly in flight, the stone of an even white tone.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020
13 juin 2020

A large celadon jade cong, Neolithic period, Qijia culture (2200 BC – 1600 BC)

Lot 398. A large celadon jade cong, Neolithic period, Qijia culture (2200 BC – 1600 BC); 13 cm, 5 1/8  in.. Estimate 100,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD (14,244 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of square section with short neck and foot, the stone of a variegated celadon and russet-brown colour, the interior marked with a red inventory number 329.  Provenance:  Collection of Dr Julian Deveron Redmill (1916-1993), reputedly acquired in London, ca. 1950s, and thence... [Lire la suite]

13 juin 2020

A jade 'mask' bead, possibly Neolithic period, Shandong Longshan culture (c. 3000 – c. 1900 BC)

Lot 389. A jade 'mask' bead, possibly Neolithic period, Shandong Longshan culture (c. 3000 – c. 1900 BC); 5 cm, 2 in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,250,000 HKD (142,442 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of waisted columnar shape, the exterior incised with stylised human masks and abstract scrolls, the stone of a brownish celadon tone.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020
13 juin 2020

A rare white jade terrapin, Neolithic period, Dawenkou culture (4000-2200 BC)

Lot 381. A rare white jade terrapin, Neolithic period, Dawenkou culture (4000-2200 BC); 3.6 and 3.7 cm, 1 3/8  and 1 1/2  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 300,000 HKD (34,186 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the flattened pebble worked in the form of a terrapin with round eyes and a pointed nose, detailed with toed flippers and a short curved tail, the animal's back pierced with a circular aperture, the stone of a translucent white tone.  Property from the Peony... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2020

A yellow jade slit ring and a cylindrical bead, probably Neolithic period

Lot 380. A yellow jade slit ring and a cylindrical bead, probably Neolithic period; 3.6 and 3.7 cm, 1 3/8  and 1 1/2  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 27,500 HKD (3,134 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the jades of a pale greenish yellow tone.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020
13 juin 2020

A black and white jade 'phoenix' pendant, probably Western Han dynasty (206 BC–9 AD)

Lot 376. A black and white jade 'phoenix' pendant, probably Western Han dynasty (206 BC–9 AD); 4.4 cm, 1 3/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 137,500 HKD (15,669 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of circular form, worked in the form of a phoenix coiled around its body, crisply detailed with plumage and pierced with an aperture, the stone of a variegated black and white tone.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong... [Lire la suite]