12 août 2014

A black and pale greyish-green jade figure of a turtle, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 271. A black and pale greyish-green jade figure of a turtle, Ming dynasty (1368-1644);2½ in. (6.3 cm.) long; 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm.) diam. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $7,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2008  Cleverly carved utilizing the black markings as the carapace and head, the bent legs and abdomen on the underside carved from the pale greyish-green stone; together with; a black-streaked russet and black jade archaistic sword pommel, with slightly domed central area carved with... [Lire la suite]
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