26 juin 2021

Top six Jade from Roger Keverne Ltd sold at Bonhams London, 7 June 2021

Lot 679. A rare archaistic white and russet jade vase, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 16.3cm (6 1/2in) high. Estimate £ 10,000 - £ 15,000. Sold for £ 50,250 (€ 58,464). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Crisply carved with four horizontal ribs around the body and neck, the body with a shallow-relief symmetrical design of C-scrollwork on both sides, the stone of white tone with minor cloudy-white and russet inclusions. Note: The luminous tone of the stone of the present piece is further accentuated by the archaistic... [Lire la suite]

17 mars 2021

An exceptional white and russet jade brushpot, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 14. An exceptional white and russet jade brushpot, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Height 7 ⅜ in., 18.7 cm. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 USD. Lot sold: 1,351,000 USD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's   of cylindrical form raised on five splayed ruyi-form feet, deftly carved in varying levels of relief with a continuous landscape enclosing a single scholar mounted on horseback preceded by an attendant pushing a wheeled cart surmounted by a... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2020

Bonhams Presents Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale on 1 December 2020

Lot 153. A very rare yellow-glazed anhua 'Dragon' Saucer-dish, Late Tianshun-Early Chenghua; 18.8cm (7 6/16in) diam. Estimate HK$ 600,000 - 800,000 (US$ 77,000 - 100,000) & Lot 154. A very rare yellow-glazed anhua 'Dragon' Saucer-dish, Late Tianshun-Early Chenghua; 18.9cm (7 1/2in) diam. Estimate HK$ 600,000 - 800,000 (US$ 77,000 - 100,000). Courtesy Bonhams. Hong Kong - On 1 December 2020 is Bonhams' Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale, led by a pair of exceptionally... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2020

An archaistic white and russet jade fanggu-form vase, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 2852. An archaistic white and russet jade fanggu-form vase, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 8.¾ in. (22.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  The vase is based on the archaic bronze form, carved in low relief with archaistic animal taotie masks on each side. The neck with slender upright leaves, and pendent leaves around the foot. The stone is of a white tone with occasional russet inclusions, box. ... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2020

A white and russet jade carving of a mythical beast, 18th century

Lot 101. A white and russet jade carving of a mythical beast, 18th century; 7.5cm (2 7/8in) wide. Estimate: £ 8,000-12,000. Sold for £ 22,500 (€ 25,121). © Bonhams The lustrous stone of an even pale tone with minor russet inclusions, exquisitely carved as a recumbent horned beast detailed with bulging eyes and curling mane, grasping a leafy lingzhi spray in its mouth, its head turned to the backwards with its tail coiling along the rounded thigh, crouching on scrolling clouds extending to the underside.  ... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2020

The Graham Thewlis Collection of Chinese Thumb Rings at Bonhams, London, 14 May 2015

The Graham Thewlis Collection of Chinese Thumb Rings. © Bonhams The Graham Thewlis Collection of Chinese Thumb Rings was mostly acquired in Hong Kong between 1971 and 1985. An overview of the collection was published by G.Thewlis in ‘Chinese Thumb Rings’, Arts of Asia, May-June 1985, pp.80-86. Lot 134. Three jade thumb rings, 19th century. Estimate 4,000-6,000 GBP. Sold for £ 5,625 (€ 6,280). © Bonhams Comprising a white jade ring with a sinuous dragon emerging from a cluster of... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2020

A white and russet jade group of two dancing foreigners, 18th-19th century

Lot 68. A white and russet jade group of two dancing foreigners, 18th-19th century; 5.8cm (2 1/4in) high. Estimate HK$30,000-50,000. Sold for HK$ 1,360,000 (€ 162,498). Photo Bonhams. Two foreign figures with curly hair and beards, each wearing a long-sleeved tunic and a sash around the waist, holding each other and dancing in celebration, the white stone with russet inclusions. Bonham's. The Sze Yuan Tang Collection of Chinese Jades, Hong Kong, 5 April 2016
26 avril 2020

A white and russet jade 'Twin-fish and Bajixiang' 'marriage' bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 41. A white and russet jade 'Twin-fish and Bajixiang' 'marriage' bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 19.7cm (7 3/4in) wide. Estimate HK$ 250,000-400,000. Sold for HK$ 1,120,000 (€ 133,801). Photo: Bonhams. Finely carved with tall flaring sides rising to a lipped rim decorated with a band of key-fret scrolls, the exterior carved in relief with evenly-spaced Eight Buddhist Emblems, the bajixiang, above a diamond-ground frieze, all raised on four ruyi-head feet, the white stone with minor russet... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2020

A small white and russet jade carving of a qilin, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 1484. A small white and russet jade carving of a qilin, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 2 in. (5.1 cm.) long. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD USD 68,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The auspicious beast well carved in a recumbent position with legs tucked under its body, with ribbon-tied horns, scaly body, and hoofed feet, the vapor issuing from its mouth supporting a jade book that rests on its back, the stone with some areas of dark russet skin, and with lustrous polish.  ... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2019

A very fine white and russet jade snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800

Lot 1172. A very fine white and russet jade snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800; 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The well-hollowed ovoid bottle very finely carved in relief with a pair of chilong, one with leonine head and one with fenghuang head, writhing amidst swirling clouds and a bat, the stone of even white tone save for two feathery russet patches to one side, coral... [Lire la suite]