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]

20 avril 2021

A Liangzhu-style jade blade, Neolithic - Shang dynasty

Lot 189. A Liangzhu-style jade blade, Neolithic - Shang dynasty. Length 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 11,340 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of elongated oval shape terminating in a point at one end and at a narrow tang at the other, the broad surface thinning to gently beveled edges, pierced with a small aperture near the center of the body, the stone of a mottled caramel-brown color. Provenance: Christie's East, New York, 2nd Feburary 1986. ... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2020

A green jade blade, Hongshan Culture (circa 4000-3000 BC)

Lot 221. A green jade blade, Hongshan Culture (circa 4000-3000 BC); 9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm.) long, box. Estimate 40,000 - HKD 60,000. Price realised HKD 50,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020. The Juyi Studio Collection. Provenance: E Yuan Tang Chinese Art, Taipei, acquired in 1985. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
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21 octobre 2020

A mottled celadon jade adze and a mottled green jade axe, Neolithic period (circa 6500-1700 BC)

Lot 215. A jade blade, Neolithic period (circa 6500-1700 BC); The larger: 7½ in. (9 cm.) long, boxes (2). Estimate 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 37,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020. The Juyi Studio Collection. Provenance: E Yuan Tang Chinese Art, Taipei, acquired in 1985. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
21 octobre 2020

A jade blade, Neolithic period (circa 6500-1700 BC)

Lot 214. A jade blade, Neolithic period (circa 6500-1700 BC); 9½ in. (24.3 cm.) long, box. Estimate 20,000 - HKD 30,000. Price realised HKD 56,250. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020. The Juyi Studio Collection. Provenance: E Yuan Tang Chinese Art, Taipei, acquired in 1985. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
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15 octobre 2020

Lark Mason Associates announces Fall Sale of Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works

NEW YORK, NY.- An impressive array of rare Chinese 18th century cloisonné huanghuali furniture, ancient bronzes and archaic jades headline the Lark Mason Associates’ sale of Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works of Art on the iGavelAuctions.com platform. “We’re delighted to offer a broad range of objects and furniture which represent China’s important contribution to the field of decorative arts,” says Lark Mason, who founded iGavel, one of the earliest online auction platforms. “Many of our items are from private... [Lire la suite]

13 juin 2020

A celadon jade blade, ge, Warring States period (475–221 BC) or earlier

Lot 375. A celadon jade blade, ge, Warring States period (475–221 BC) or earlier; 19.5 cm, 7 5/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 150,000 HKD (17,093 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. with bevelled edges tapering to a curved tip, centred with a ridge along the base of the tang to the sharp tip, pierced with an aperture, the stone of a pale celadon tone suffused with brown patches.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA /... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2020

Three archaic jade blades, Shang dynasty (c. 1600 BC–c. 1046 BC)

Lot 5033. Three archaic jade blades, Shang dynasty (c. 1600 BC–c. 1046 BC); 8.3 to 14 cm, 3 1/4  to 5 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Sold for 25,000 HKD (2,958 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each of tapering rectangular or trapezoidal form with gently bevelled edges and plain sides, the polished mottled deep green and the buff-toned blades drilled with a circular aperture at one end, the greyish-green blade with a concave groove on one side. ... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

An archaic jade axe and an archaic jade blade, Shang dynasty (c. 1600 BC–c. 1046 BC)

Lot 5062. An archaic jade axe and an archaic jade blade, Shang dynasty (c. 1600 BC–c. 1046 BC); 11.9 and 14.4 cm, 4 1/4  and 5 5/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Sold for 62,500 HKD (7,395 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the first of trapezoidal form and subtly and crisply worked with bevelled edges, the stone of a rich moss-green colour variegated with white and black inclusions, pierced with two conjoined circular apertures; the other similarly worked from a... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2020

A small calcified jade blade, Western Zhou Dynasty (1050-771 BC)

Lot 8. A small calcified jade blade, Western Zhou Dynasty (1050-771 BC); 12cm (4 5/8in) long. Estimate HK$ 100,000-200,000. Sold for HK$ 150,000 (€ 17,835). Photo: Bonhams. Carved with a hilt and a notched blade with deep triangular grooves in the design of fish scales, the stone of yellow-buff tone with brown areas. Note: A pale green jade blade with related notched triangular edges, also dated Western Zhou, in the Luoyang Museum, Henan, is illustrated in The Pictorial Handbook of Ancient Chinese... [Lire la suite]