26 septembre 2021

A celadon and russet jade archaistic hanging vase and cover, 17th century or earlier

Lot 55. A celadon and russet jade archaistic hanging vase and cover, 17th century or earlier. Height 8⅜ in., 21.2 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 56,700 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of archaistic you form, the flattened pear-shaped body raised on a slightly splayed foot, the neck flanked by a pair of stylized ruyi handles interlinked with a long arched U-form swing handle, carved around the body with a broad band of vertical ribs between bands of... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2021

A large archaistic white jade sword or dagger guard, Western Han Dynasty or later

Lot 417. A large archaistic white jade sword or dagger guard, Western Han Dynasty or later; 3 1/2in (8.8cm) across. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 1,800. Sold for US$ 2,805 (€ 2,307). Courtesy Bonhams. Of trapzoidal outline, one side carved with a large taotie within a beaded edge, the other side with two coiling chilong amidst cloud-form scrolling. Property from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman. Note: For a Western Han prototype with similar decoration to one side, see Jades from the Tomb of the King... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2020

A rare archaistic silver-and-gold-inlaid bronze tripod wine vessel and cover, zun, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 113. A rare archaistic silver-and-gold-inlaid bronze tripod wine vessel and cover, zun, Mid Qing Dynasty; 23cm (9in) high. Estimate HK$ 150,000-250,000. Sold for HK$ 1,752,500 (€ 188,899). Photo: Bonhams. The deep cylindrical body raised on three bear-form feet and cast in low relief with bands at the rims and mid body, with a pair of taotie mask handles, decorated in gold and silver inlay in the upper and lower sections of the body with archaistic bands of cicada blades and leiwen scroll... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2020

An archaistic agate huang, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 58. An archaistic agate huang, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The ornament is incised to each side with stylised scroll motifs and is pierced at either end with a circular aperture. The stone is of a rich dark orange tone with some streaked inclusions. Christie's. Important Chinese Art. London, 3 November 2020
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28 mai 2020

A large bronze archaistic tripod censer, ding, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3287. A large bronze archaistic tripod censer, ding, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 15 1/8 in. (38.3 cm.). Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body is cast with an upper register of alternating kui dragons and bosses, and a lower register of taotie masks separated by flanges, and is supported on three tall legs emerging from masks. A pair of bail handles rises from the rim, stand. Christie's. FINE... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2016

A Dehua archaistic gu-form vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 122. A Dehua archaistic gu-form vase, 18th-19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  The octagonal vase is molded around the central section withtaotie masks between leaf-shaped lappets on the flaring neck and foot. 18 7/8 in. (48 cm.) high. There is a firing crack which is visible around the base of the interior and across one side of the exterior base, which has been in-filled. Estimation: USD 6,000 - 8,000 Christie's on line. The Art of China.
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07 mars 2016

An Archaistic Pale Celadon Jade Cup, 17th century

Lot 379, An Archaistic Pale Celadon Jade Cup, 17th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the cylindrical body raised on three bear-form feet, the angular handle set with a sinuous chilong clambering aside, the exterior finely carved around in relief with confronting dragon and phoenix on a studded ground, the stone with opaque calcified areas mottled with russet brown coloration. Height 3 3/8  in., 8.6 cm ... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2016

An archaistic yellow jade 'chilong' tablet, 19th-20th century

Lot 378, An archaistic yellow jade 'chilong' tablet, 19th-20th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. in the form of a gui scepter combined with a bi disc, skillfully carved on one side in high relief with two sinuous chilong confronting a flaming pearl, the lower end with a third chilong clambering out of tumultuous waves, the reverse with a dense pattern of small bosses, the stone of a... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2016

An archaistic crayish-celadon jade 'chilong' bi-disc, 17th-18th century

Lot 377, An archaistic crayish-celadon jade 'chilong' bi-disc, 17th-18th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of circular form with a central aperture, carved on one side in high relief with two playful chilong, one biting on the bifurcated tail of the other, while the other grasping a lingzhi sprig in its mouth, the reverse carved in low relief with two confronting chilong with their tails interlocked together, the stone with some dark... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2015

An archaistic rhinoceros horn 'chilong' libation cup, Qing dynasty, 17th century

An archaistic rhinoceros horn 'chilong' libation cup, Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate 160,000 — 200,000 HKD (18,128 - 22,660 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the central section resting on a slightly flared foot with a galleried rim incised with a key-frey border repeated at the inner and outer mouthrims above, carved in low relief around the middle section with a border enclosing pair of archaistic kui dragons interrupted by a taotie mask, all against a leiwen ground... [Lire la suite]