01 mai 2019

A yellow and russet jade bangle, Shang Dynasty or later

Lot 1. A yellow and russet jade bangle, Shang Dynasty or later; 8.8cm (3.1/2in) diam. Estimate £ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 2,300 - 3,500). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Of waisted cylindrical form, the stone with russet, brown and creamy inclusions, fitted box.  Provenance: An Asian private collection, acquired in 1948. Bonhams. Asian Art, London, 13 May 2019 - 14 May 2019
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23 juin 2017

An inscribed jade tablet, gui, Shang Dynasty or later

Lot 18. An inscribed jade tablet, gui, Shang Dynasty or later, 13cm (5in) long. Estimate HK$350,000 - 450,000 (US$45,000 - 58,000). Sold for HK$ 687,500 (€78,889). Photo: Bonhams. The tapering tablet delicately carved in double lines to depict archaic motifs of mythical beast and bird, the edges slightly bevelled, the reverse with a vertical raised rib at the centre incised with oracle bone script reading Zhui wang san nian zheng yue chu ji, the softly polished stone of olive-green tone with... [Lire la suite]