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]

18 avril 2022

A celadon jade 'mythical bird' disc (Bi), Warring States period-Han dynasty (475 BC-220 AD)

Lot 222. A celadon jade 'mythical bird' disc (Bi), Warring States period-Han dynasty (475 BC-220 AD); Diameter 5¾ in., 14.6 cm. Lot sold: 27,720 USD (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum. Provenance:- Sotheby's New York, 6th December 1989, lot 10.  - Collection of William H. and Sophia H. Harrison. - Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 2000 (acc. no. 2000.13.17). ... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2022

A calcified jade bi, Neolithic period - Zhou dynasty

  Lot 140. A calcified jade bi, Neolithic period - Zhou dynasty. Diameter 6½ in., 16.5 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,150 USD. © Sothebys. Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. E.3.2. Literature: Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum, Hong Kong, 2011, pl. 170. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History.... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2021

An elegant semi-translucent olive-green nephrite jade Disc, bi, Western Han dynasty (202 BC–9 AD)

Lot 145. An elegant semi-translucent olive-green nephrite jade Disc, bi, Western Han dynasty (202 BC–9 AD); 9 1/8in (23.1cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 13,000 - 17,000). Sold for US$ 15,300 (€ 13,064). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Finely carved on both sides with an inner band of facetted bosses in a network of regular narrow grooves under a wide band of four taotie masks with long horns and and interlocking snake-like bodies, the two friezes separated by a narrow twisted rope band... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2021

A celadon and russet jade disc, bi, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period (475-221 BC)

Lot 2100. A celadon and russet jade disc, bi, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period (475-221 BC); d. 21 cm. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 189,000HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Eclectic. Hong Kong, 14 July 2021
09 juin 2021

An archaic green and russet jade disc, bi, Warring States Period-Han Dynasty

Lot 424. An archaic green and russet jade disc, bi, Warring States Period-Han Dynasty; 12.5cm (4 6/8in) diam. Sold for £ 6,120 (€ 7,108). © Bonhams Each side carved in low relief with 'comma' spirals within an hexagonal grid pattern between plain inner and outer borders, the translucent green stone with russet inclusions and veins.Note: Compare with a similar disc, bi, of larger size (17.2cm), Warring States period, illustrated by Yang Boda, Chinese Archaic Jades from the Simon Kwan Collection, Hong Kong, 1994, no.197.See a similar... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2021

An exceptionally large and extremely rare zitan-mounted imperial inscribed archaic jade bi, Eastern Han dynasty, the inscription

Lot 9. An exceptionally large and extremely rare zitan-mounted imperial inscribed archaic jade bi, Eastern Han dynasty, the inscription and the stand dated to the gengyin year of the Qianlong period (corresponding to 1770); disc 23.8 cm, overall h. 30.8 cm. Estimate: 45,000,000- 60,000,000 HKD. Lot sold: 53,771,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the exceptionally large jade bi dated to the Eastern Han dynasty, boldly worked on both sides with an overall array of small raised circular... [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]
16 novembre 2020

Masterpieces of Ancient Chinese Jades: The Ju-yi Scholarʼs Studio Collection sold at China Guardian 2020 Autumn Auctions

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06 octobre 2020

A green jade notched disc, bi, Neolithic period, Jiang-Huai region

Lot 18. A green jade notched disc, bi, Neolithic period, Jiang-Huai region; d. 16.6 cm, 6 ½ in. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 819,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each side superbly worked with a subtly convex surface, all within a notched outline. Property from the Hei-Chi Collection. Literature: Jiang Tao and Liu Yunhui, Jades from the Hei-Chi Collection, Beijing, 2006, p. 30. Note: Several Lingjiatan culture rings and huang with similar notches were excavated from... [Lire la suite]
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