20 septembre 2021

Archaic Jade from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman sold at Bonhams New York, 20 September 2021

Lot 133. An Archaic Jade Flanged Disc, Possibly Neolithic, Hongshan Culture, 3500-2500 BCE; 2 3/4in (7cm) across. Sold for US$ 12,750 (€ 10,887). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The outer edge of the circular flattened disc carved with three blade like notches, each set with additional smaller notches, the center with a circular aperture, the greenish-yellow stone with areas of russet inclusions. Property from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman. Literature: Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection, Chinese... [Lire la suite]

17 septembre 2021

An olive-Green and calcified Jade Praying Mantis pendant, Shang dynasty or later

Lot 137. An olive-Green and calcified Jade Praying Mantis pendant, Shang dynasty or later; 2 7/8in (7cm) long. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 13,000 - 17,000). Sold for US$ 15,300 (€ 13,064). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The stylized mantis shown with conical body neatly delineated with ridged scrolls forming the wings and simple channels to highlight the two large forelegs, a short neck and simply formed head with large relief eyes, one side almost entirely calcified, pierced through the forelegs for... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2020

A white jade ceremonial blade, gui, Shang Dynasty or later

Lot 9. A white jade ceremonial blade, gui, Shang Dynasty or later; 21.1cm (8 1/4in) long. Estimate HK$ 200,000-300,000. Sold for HK$ 2,680,000 (€ 318,653). Photo: Bonhams. With sides flared towards the cutting edge, decorated on one side with an incised taotie mask and a bird on the other, below a large hole drilled above six concentric ridges, the top of the butt end carved with a pair of square notches at each side, each notch detailed with cicadas and drilled with two smaller holes, the... [Lire la suite]
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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]