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]

11 juillet 2020

A rare yellow jade zhulong ('pig dragon'), Neolithic Period, Hongshan Culture

Lot 102. A rare yellow jade zhulong ('pig dragon'), Neolithic Period, Hongshan Culture (c. 3800-2700 BC); 7.2 cm, 2 3/4  in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,575,000 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. the beast with an iconic coiled body, depicted with large bulging eyes, a wrinkled snout and slightly protruding ears, the signature slit below the sealed lips terminated before meeting the central perforation, its neck drilled for... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2020

A yellow jade slit ring and a cylindrical bead, probably Neolithic period

Lot 380. A yellow jade slit ring and a cylindrical bead, probably Neolithic period; 3.6 and 3.7 cm, 1 3/8  and 1 1/2  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 27,500 HKD (3,134 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the jades of a pale greenish yellow tone.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020
12 juin 2020

A yellow jade owl, probably Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC)

Lot 374. A yellow jade owl, probably Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC);  cm, 2 3/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD (18,517 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the bird with wings outstretched, the stone of an even pale yellow tone flecked with russet.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020.
12 juin 2020

A miniature yellow jade humanoid figure, probably Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC)

Lot 373. A miniature yellow jade humanoid figure, probably Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC); 4 cm, 1 5/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 93,750 HKD (10,683 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. worked in the form of a crowned humanoid with arms crossed to the front, detailed with almond-shaped eyes, the stone of a yellowish tone with russet inclusions.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June... [Lire la suite]