22 mai 2022

A yellow jade 'dragon' rhyton? Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

  Lot 3617. A yellow jade 'dragon' rhyton, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); h. 12 cm. Lot sold 1,512,000 HKD (Estimate : 1,500,000 - 3,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Exhibited: A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 123. Note: The present cup is impressive for the use of the highly esteemed yellow jade material and the elegantly carved form which references... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2022

Archaic bronze food vessel shatters estimate in $2.2 million Chinese & Himalayan Works of Art Auction

Lot 1216. An Archaic Bronze Rectangular Food Vessel, Fangding, Mid-Western Zhou dynasty. Height 8 7/8 x width 6 3/8 x depth 5 1/8 in, 22.5 x 16.2 x 13 cm. Price Realized: $487,500 (Estimate $150,000 - $200,000).  CHICAGO, IL.- The sale of an extremely rare archaic bronze food vessel in Hindman Auctions’ March 29th Chinese and Himalayan Works of Art auction capped off a successful three days of Asian Art sales. The auction achieved over $2.24 million, doubling its presale estimate. Also headlining the... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2021

A yellow jade bi-disc and a mythical-beast plaque, Zhou-Han Dynasty

Lot 203. A yellow jade bi-disc and a mythical-beast plaque, Zhou-Han Dynasty; 1/4in) diam.; the plaque, 5.5cm (2 1/8in) wide. Sold for £ 75,250 (€ 88,006). (Estimate £ 3,000 - £5,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The disc carved in shallow relief with archaic motifs of C-scrolls, the stone of pale yellow tone with russet and cream-white calcified patches; the plaque finely pierced and carved as a taotie mask, the stone of translucent grey tone with dark speckles. Provenance: C. T. Loo, New York, 1950... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2021

Imperial Jades from the De An Tang Collection sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 13 October 2021

  Lot 3601. An outstanding imperial inscribed Khotan white jade 'landscape' boulder, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, the poem dated to the Spring of the gengxu year, corresponding to 1790; 21.3 cm. Lot sold: 9,855,000 HKD (Estimate: 6,000,000 - 10,000,000 HKD). ©  2021 Sotheby's the elongated irregular boulder exquisitely and deeply carved in high relief as a craggy mountainous riverscape, depicting a walled village of thatched cottages and pavilions nestled... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2021

A yellow jade 'parrot' plaque, Late Shang dynasty

 Lot 33. A yellow jade 'parrot' plaque, Late Shang dynasty; 12.7 cm. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 277,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the warm yellow stone of flat arc form and rendered in openwork, depicted with a tall double-crest above a protruding beak, each side of the body worked in low relief with scrollwork. Property from the Kuan Yi Ju Collection. Provenance: The Hei-Chi Collection. Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8th April 2010, lot 2012. Literature: Jiang Tao and... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2021

A rare yellow jade 'lingzhi' ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 8. A rare yellow jade 'lingzhi' ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 31.6 cm. Estimate: 500,000 - 700,000 HKD. Lot sold: 3,024,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. with the head depicted as three lingzhi blooms, the largest one rendered borne on a gently gnarled branch forming the shaft and issuing further lingzhi blooms, the warm yellow stone with russet patches, original wood stand. Property from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2021

A yellow jade 'dragon' pendant, heng, Warring States Period (475–221 BC)

Lot 6. A yellow jade 'dragon' pendant, heng, Warring States Period (475–221 BC); 11.8 cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold: 302,400 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of flat arc form with each end worked to depict a dragon's head, each flat side worked with raised bosses, pierced through at the centre for suspension, the stone of a warm yellowish-beige colour with russet patches. Property from the Kuan Yi Ju Collection. Exhibited: Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, c. 2005 (label). ... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2020

A yellow jade axe, Neolithic period (circa 6500-1700 BC)

Lot 208. A yellow jade axe, Neolithic period (circa 6500-1700 BC); 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) long, box. Estimate 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 106,250. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020. The Juyi Studio Collection. Provenance: E Yuan Tang Chinese Art, Taipei, acquired in 1985. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
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21 octobre 2020

A yellow jade ring, huan, Neolithic period (circa 6500-1700 BC)

Lot 206. A yellow  jade ring, huan, Neolithic period (circa 6500-1700 BC); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam., box. Estimate 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 137,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020. The Juyi Studio Collection. Provenance: E Yuan Tang Chinese Art, Taipei, acquired in 1985. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
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06 octobre 2020

A small yellow jade animal head, Late Shang Dynasty

Lot  8. A small yellow jade animal head, Late Shang Dynasty  (c. 1500-1050 BC); 4.2 cm, 1 ½ in. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. skilfully worked with a subtle ridge to depict the snout, the tip picked out with two nostrils, the reverse further rendered with two curved incised lines flanking the aperture, the warm greenish-yellow stone with light russet inclusions. Property from the Hei-Chi Collection. Literature: Jiang Tao and Liu Yunhui, Jades from Hei-Chi... [Lire la suite]