07 avril 2019

A Faux-Bois Jardiniere, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 3002. A Faux-Bois Jardinière, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). D 41.3cm H 25.6cm. Estimate HKD 200,000 - 300,000 (USD 25,474 - 38,211). Lot sold HKD 354,000 (USD 45,089). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Provenance: 1. Pietro Accorsi, Turin, no.41442. A European Private Collection. Reference: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 21 May 1979, lot.241  Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019

20 mars 2019

An archaistic pale celadon jade baluster vase and cover, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 265. An archaistic pale celadon jade baluster vase and cover, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Height 9 in., 22.9 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 150,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. supported on a short stem-foot encircled by a raised fillet, the body rising conically before sweeping in at the shoulder to a cylindrical neck and galleried rim, stylized 'cicada' pendants carved in low relief extending from the shoulder down the body, the neck, shoulder, and lower body each set with... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2019

A white and russet jade rhyton, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 1081. A white and russet jade rhyton, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 235,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2017 The cup is well-hollowed and carved on the exterior as an upturned makara or dragon with wide open jaws, a finely incised scaly body, sharp claws and scrolling wings, all on a ground of scale pattern below a narrow rope border and a wide band of archaistic bird scrolls, with a narrow band of key fret at the... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2018

'Immortal Landscapes: Jade from the Collection' at the Crow Collection of Asian Art

Jade Mountain, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 19th century. Jade (nephrite), 12.5 x 4 x 8 ins, Crow Collection of Asian Art, 1987.17. © 2018 Crow Museum of Asian Art & Crow Family Foundation. DALLAS, TX.- Mountains lie at the heart of Chinese culture and art. A bridge between the human and transcendental realms, they have provided an enduring source of inspiration for poets, scholars, and artists, and continue to remain an important theme within China’s various artistic traditions. The idea of the scholar-official or... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2018

A pale celadon jade bowl, Qing dynasty

Lot 3. A pale celadon jade bowl, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 14.7 cm, 53⁄4 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 200,000 HKD (25,574 USD). © Sotheby's. finely worked with deep rounded sides and a gently everted rim, supported on a short splayed foot and concave base, the smoothly polished stone of a pale golden-celadon colour with russet streaks; together with a Japanese seto ware tea caddy, finely potted with a spiralling base and slightly rounded sides, covered overall in an... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2018

A pale greenish-white and russet jade carving of two horses, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 959. A pale greenish-white and russet jade carving of two horses, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The two recumbent horses are shown side-by-side with their legs tucked under their bodies and their heads turned towards each other. Their manes and tails are detailed with fine hair markings. The well-polished stone is of even pale greenish-white color with a few areas of added pale... [Lire la suite]

30 juillet 2018

A Qilian 'Stream and Grottoes' stone, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 3019. A Qilian 'Stream and Grottoes' stone, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 8 1/4 in. (21 cm). Estimate HKD 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Sold for HKD 1,120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2015 The dark beige stone is suggestive of a horizontal mountainscape with grottoes. The characteristic concentric wrinkles of the stone have been creatively utilised to represent a rushing stream cascading through the rocks, while the uneven surface is rendered a beaded texture by the integrally formed nodules, wood stand, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2018

A white jade carving of a recumbent horse, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 133. A white jade carving of a recumbent horse, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Longueur: 11 cm. (4 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 15,000 - EUR 20,000. Price realised EUR 55,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Il est représenté couché, ses jambes repliées sous lui. Sa tête aux naseaux saillants regarde devant. Sa crinière et sa queue finement incisées laissent deviner le crin. Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 13 June 2018  
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13 juin 2018

A gilt-copper, wood, jade, soapstone, enamel and stained bone pagoda, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 203. A gilt-copper, wood, jade, soapstone, enamel and stained bone pagoda, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Hauteur: 82 cm. (32 1/4 in.). Estimate EUR 60,000 - EUR 80,000. Price realised EUR 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Elle repose sur une base en bois incrustée de lotus en cuivre doré. Des dragons s'enroulent autour des huit colonnes principales émaillées qui soutiennent trois niveaux de toits étagés. Les extrémités des toits sont ornées de chimères en os teinté vert et soutiennent des... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2018

A jadeite 'prunus and bamboo' pendant, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 3160. A jadeite 'prunus and bamboo' pendant, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 2 ¼ in. (6 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 262,500. © Christie's Images Ltd The shaped pendant is carved with a bird among prunus borne on gnarled branches and bamboo. The stone is of a glassy green tone varying from deep emerald to a lighter apple-green tone. A gemmological certificate from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited confirms the present lot is natural green jadeite. ... [Lire la suite]