02 avril 2018

A celadon jade blade, Neolithic period

Lot 3035. A celadon jade blade, Neolithic period; 39.7 cm, 15 5/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 of elongated flattened form and pierced with three apertures, the stone of a mottled rich green colour highlighted with russet veins, the fitted box inscribed with three large characters Zhou zhongzhang ('medium jade table from the Zhou dynasty'), followed by excerpts from ancient texts and signed Taozhai. ... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2017

Two Antique Jade from the Sze Yuan Tang collection at Bonhams London

Lot 1. A rare and large mottled beige jade blade, yazhang, Neolithic period. 41.6cm (16 3/8in) long. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,400 - 5,700). Sold for £81,250 (€91,670). Photo: Bonhams. Carved as a thin rectangular blade with tapering sides, pierced with two apertures to one end flanked by a pair of notches to the edge, the stone of a mottled and creamy tone, fitted box. (2). Provenance: the Sze Yuan Tang collection, acquired in Hong Kong circa 1980s-1990s. Note: Compare a related brownish-olive... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2012

A rock crystal pendant in shape of a blade, Vietnam

A rock crystal pendant in shape of a blade, Vietnam. Photo Nagel L. 11,8 cm - Estimate 1000 € Property of a private Berlin collection Compare: L. Malleret: 'L'Archéologie du Delta du Mékong', Ecole Francaise d'Extrême Orient. Paris 1902, Kapitel: La joaillerie d' Oc Eo Nagel. "Asian Art". 2012/10/31 http://www.auction.de/
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22 mai 2009

Three jade blades, Shang dynasty (1600-1100bc)

Three jade blades, Shang dynasty (1600-1100bc) the first of a deep green tone with areas of creamy alteration to the stone, of flattened broadening form with a slightly concave cutting edge, drill hole to slender end; a creamy beige toned altered blade, of wide flattened form with pointed tip, bevelling to its wide surface, with incised end detailing and large drill hole to the tang; a brownish green toned blade with patches of creamy toned alteration to the stone, the broad blade with bevelled edges, three drill holes and a... [Lire la suite]
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