06 février 2019

A white and russet jade carving of a pair of badgers, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 2815. A white and russet jade carving of a pair of badgers, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 6 cm., 2 3/8 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 524,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 the white stone of a warm tone with russet inclusions, the two frolicking badgers carved head to tail, their bodies mirroring and touching each other, one badger biting the other's tail and the other biting a hind leg of the former in playful revenge, the centre hollowed out. ... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2018

A superbly carved white and russet jade 'Peach and Bat' washer, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3327. A superbly carved white and russet jade 'Peach and Bat' washer, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 14.2 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate: 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,750,000 HKD (350,790 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. with rounded sides rising from a flat base supported on four short splayed feet, the incurved rim worked with a rounded spout on one side, the exterior flanked by a pair of handles depicted in openwork as a cluster... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2018

Qianlong – Scholar and Calligrapher sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 3 october 2018

Lot 3205. An outstanding set of three Qianlong princely soapstone seals with a fitted zitan box ; the seals: Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period ; the box: Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate: 40,000,000-60,000,000 HKD. Sold Price: 46,352,000 HKD (5,912,661 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the first a square seal of a dark grey soapstone, the seal face carved with a four-character inscription reading Changchun Jushi ('The scholar of everlasting Spring'), the second of... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2018

Rince-pinceaux en jade blanc et rouille, dynastie Qing, époque Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 84. Rince-pinceaux en jade blanc et rouille, dynastie Qing, époque Qianlong (1736-1795). L. : 9,7 cm (3 3/4 in.). Estimation 6 000 - 8 000 € . Résultat: 20,800 €. Courtesy Artcurial En forme de feuille de lotus au bord recourbé, l'anse et le pied formés par les tiges de la feuille, un petit chilong, un bouton et une graine de lotus sculptés sur le pourtour, socle en bois sculpté de feuilles de lotus ; petits manques au socle. A carved white and russet jade brush washer and wooden stand,... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2018

A carved white and russet jade dog pendant, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 3136. A carved white and russet jade dog pendant, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 2 ½ in. (6.3 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The recumbent hound is finely carved with characteristic flat nose and muzzle, the hind legs tucked under the body and his tail flicked upward to one side. The stone is of a white tone with russet inclusions. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2017

A white and russet jade patterned scabbard slide, Warring States period (475-221 BC)

Lot 6. A white and russet jade patterned scabbard slide, Warring States period (475-221 BC), 3 in. (7.5 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,291 - USD 15,436) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in 1997. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong 

23 septembre 2017

A white and russet jade 'Cloud scroll' scabbard slide, Warring States period (475-221 BC)

Lot 4. A white and russet jade 'Cloud scroll' scabbard slide, Warring States period (475-221 BC), 3 1/2 in. (9 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,864 - USD 19,295) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in 1997. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong 
23 septembre 2017

A white and russet jade 'Comma scroll' scabbard slide, Warring States period (475-221 BC)

Lot 3. A white and russet jade 'Comma scroll' scabbard slide, Warring States period (475-221 BC), 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,864 - USD 19,295) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in 1998. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong
22 juin 2017

A rare white and russet jade cup, Liao Dynasty

Lot 59. A rare white and russet jade cup, Liao Dynasty, 8.5cm (3 1/4in) wide. Estimate HK$120,000 - 150,000 (US$15,000 - 19,000). Sold for HK$ 1,980,000 (€227,254). Photo: Bonhams. The exquisitely carved thinly-walled cup of oval form supported on an oval foot, the sides with two raised lobes with a stylised dragon handle to one side, the lustrous and translucent stone of milky-white tone suffused with attractive russet inclusions. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in 2008The Songzhutang... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2017

A rare white and russet jade 'mythical figure' pendant, Tang Dynasty

Lot 55. A rare white and russet jade 'mythical figure' pendant, Tang Dynasty, 4cm (1 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$150,000 - 200,000 (US$19,000 - 26,000). Sold for HK$ 3,540,000 (€406,826). Photo: Bonhams Superbly and deftly carved as an animated mythical figure, the face vividly rendered with a ferocious expression, menacing teeth and muddled hair, kneeling on its left leg with the left hand holding the other knee while the right hand grasps its curling tail, lavishly dressed with a waisted belt, the... [Lire la suite]