18 avril 2022

A black jade bird-form pendant, Shang-Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1500-771 BC)

Lot 224. A black jade bird-form pendant, Shang-Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1500-771 BC); Length 1¼ in., 3.3 cm. Lot sold: 5,040 USD (Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum. Provenance: - Collection of Christian Humann (1929-1981), the Pan-Asian Collection. - Sotheby's New York, 6th December 1989, lot 1.  - Collection of William H. and Sophia H. Harrison. - Gifted to the Speed Art Museum,... [Lire la suite]

20 septembre 2021

Archaic Jade from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman sold at Bonhams New York, 20 September 2021

Lot 133. An Archaic Jade Flanged Disc, Possibly Neolithic, Hongshan Culture, 3500-2500 BCE; 2 3/4in (7cm) across. Sold for US$ 12,750 (€ 10,887). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The outer edge of the circular flattened disc carved with three blade like notches, each set with additional smaller notches, the center with a circular aperture, the greenish-yellow stone with areas of russet inclusions. Property from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman. Literature: Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection, Chinese... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2020

A black jade 'Turtle' seal, Six Dynasties (220–589)

Lot 81. A black jade 'Turtle' seal, Six Dynasties (220–589); h. 3 cm, 1 ⅛ in. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 69,300 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the opaque jet-black square seal carved in high relief with a turtle, the area between the turtle's legs hollowed out, the seal face left uncarved.   Property from the Hei-Chi Collection. Literature: Jiang Tao and Liu Yunhui, Jades from the Hei-Chi Collection, Beijing, 2006, p. 132 bottom. Sotheby's. Monochrome... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2020

A massive black jade ceremonial blade, Late Neolithic period

Lot 42. A massive black jade ceremonial blade, Late Neolithic period; 56.7 cm, 22 ¼ in. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. impressively worked from a dark olive-green stone with natural brown and white inclusions, the long blade skilfully rendered with a crisp thinness, the straight upper horizontal edge joined by the two slightly splayed short ends, the cutting edge very gently curved and marked with a subtle bevelled edge on each side, the blade drilled with three... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2017

A rare black jade ritual vessel, cong, Neolithic Period, Liangzhu Culture

Lot 5. A rare black jade ritual vessel, cong, Neolithic Period, Liangzhu Culture; 17.2cm (6 3/4in) high. Estimate HK$400,000 - 600,000 (US$51,000 - 77,000). Sold for HK$ 1,375,000 (€158,018). Photo: Bonhams The thick-walled vessel of slightly tapering square-sectioned tubular form, the sides divided into five registers, each carved with a stylised mask formed by raised bands and incised details, the opaque stone of rich black colour suffused with silvery-white flecks.  ... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2015

Edward Chiu's jadeite jewelry

These unique Edward Chiu jadeite-coloured gemstone earrings are made from white gold, lavender jade, black jade, ruby and diamonds. Edward Chiu's beautiful green jadeite, black jade, ruby and diamond earrings in white gold. (Source TheJewelleryEditor)
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21 novembre 2011

A creamy-white and black jade dog. Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644)

A creamy-white and black jade dog. Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644). Photo Christie's Image Ltd, 2011 The recumbent hound carved with its head turned facing the rear, with front paws together and a curly tail to one side, the spinal ridge and ribs carefully detailed, the stone of a creamy tone with dark inclusions; 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) long. Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. Price Realized £32,450 Provenance: Hugh Moss Ltd., London, 23 June 1977  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2011; London, King Street... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2011

Pair of Platinum, Black Jade and Diamond Pendant-Earrings, Tiffany & Co..

Pair of Platinum, Black Jade and Diamond Pendant-Earrings, Tiffany & Co..  photo Sotheby's Composed of black jade segments alternating with bands of small round diamonds, signed Tiffany & Co. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 12,500 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels, 02 Feb 11, New York www.sothebys.com
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08 novembre 2010

A black jade archer's ring

A black jade archer's ring © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd With some white-grey inclusion; decorated with a fish jumping above waves; 3.2cm (1¼in) high - Estimate: £1,200 - 1,500, EUR 1,400 - 1,700, HKD 15,000 - 19,000. Unsold Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 8 Nov 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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19 octobre 2010

A black jade seal-paste box and cover. Ming Dynasty.

A black jade seal-paste box and cover. Ming Dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby's of circular form, the cover carved in low-relief with a catfish with its body continuing onto the side and underside of the box, the interior carved out to match the spiralling contours of the fish on the exterior, the stone of dark greenish-grey with white inclusions; 8.4 cm., 3 3/8 in. Estimate 200,000—300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 437,500 HKD PROVENANCE: Collection of Lord Cunliffe (No. JM 32).Bluett & Sons, London, 1978.Collection of Prof.... [Lire la suite]