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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