14 décembre 2022

A yellow jade 'mask' ornament, Neolithic period, Shijiahe culture (2500–2000 BC)

Lot 3603. A yellow jade 'mask' ornament, Neolithic period, Shijiahe culture (2500–2000 BC); 7.3 cm. Lot sold: 3,024,000 HKD (Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 15th May 1963.Collection of Arthur M. Sackler (1913-87).Collection of a private foundation.Christie's New York, 13th September 2012, lot 1003. Literature: Doris J. Dohrenwend, 'Jade Demonic Images from Early China', Ars Orientalis, vol. 10, 1975, pp. 55-78, pl.... [Lire la suite]

04 décembre 2022

A yellow jade 'bird and flowers' pomander and cover, Ming dynasty

Lot 156. A yellow jade 'bird and flowers' pomander and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 4.8 by 7cm. Lot sold: 756,000 HKD (Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 fashioned in the form of a silk purse with gathered pleats, carved in low relief on one side with a bird in a lotus pond, the other side adorned with sprigs of aster flowers, the neck set with two small apertures for attachment, the smoothly polished stone of a yellowish-celadon tone with russet patches... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2022

A small yellow jade figure of a rabbit, Song dynasty or earlier

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 102. A small yellow jade figure of a rabbit, Song dynasty or earlier; 3.4 cm. Lot sold: 252,000 HKD (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 modelled as a dainty crouching rabbit with subtly incised eyes, its muzzle framed by the front paws and the long ears swept backwards, the hind legs tucked under the muscular haunches, vertically perforated from behind the ears through to the flat underside,... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2022

Four Antique Jade Bi from The Robert and Jean-Pierre Rousset Collection at Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris

Lot 5. A Yellow Jade 'Grain' Disc, Bi, Warring States Period-Han Dynasty (475 BC-220 AD); 12.1cm (4 6/8in) diam. Estimate 3 000 € - 5 000 €. Sold for €14,025. Photo Fabrice Gousset. Finely carved in relief to each side with evenly spaced 'spiral grain' bosses, between narrow raised bands to the inner and outer rims, the finely polished stone of yellowish green tone with some areas of creamy russet inclusions. Provenance: Robert Rousset, Paris (1901-1981), acquired prior to... [Lire la suite]
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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