16 juillet 2019

A gem set carved jade mirror, North India or Deccan, 1675-1700

Lot 370. A gem set carved jade mirror, North India or Deccan, 1675-1700; 8 ½ ins. (21.6 cm.) high; 5 3/8 ins. (13.8 cm.) wide; ¾ in. (1.9 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The back decorated with floral designs in low relief, the mirror framed with a band of inlaid rubies and emeralds set in gold, the base inlaid with a large ruby set in gold. Provenance: Formerly in a Danish royal collectionBonhams,... [Lire la suite]

11 avril 2019

Mughal jade at Sotheby's London, 01 May 2019

Lot 159. A Mughal carved jade candlestick, North India, 19th century; 18cm. height, 10cm. max. diam. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the jade carved in typical candlestick form with hollow cylindrical interior, the exterior with vertical ribs, stylised leaves, and ropework borders. Note: Jade was one of the primary materials for Mughal sculptural expression between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries. It was used in a wide variety of Mughal ornamentations such... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2017

A finely carved jade wine cup, Mughal India, mid-17th century

Lot 101. A finely carved jade wine cup, Mughal India, mid-17th century, 5 1/8in. (13cm.) diam.; 3 ¼in. (7.5cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 40,000 (USD 38,760 - USD 51,680) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The body finely carved with a leafy lattice enclosing floral sprays, the foot formed as an elegant rosette. Note: This fine cup is an example of the hardstone carvings that were popular in the Mughal period, from the reign of the Emperor Akbar. It is thought that nephrite and... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 10:55 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
13 avril 2016

Two carved jade pendants, Persia or Turkey, 16th-17th century

Lot 129. Two carved jade pendants, Persia or Turkey, 16th-17th century. Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2016. the larger pendant composed of light green jade, of palmette form incised on both sides with an arabesque of scrolling floral stems and tendrils issuing split-palmettes, drill hole through top for hanging, the smaller spinach-green pendant with stylised floral stems incised on both sides, also with horizontal drill hole to top for... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:03 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , ,
13 avril 2016

A fine carved jade pendant, Persia or Turkey, 16th century

Lot 126. A fine carved jade pendant, Persia or Turkey, 16th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2016. carved in the form of a palmette with cusped edges, both sides incised with an arabesque of scrolling tendrils issuing split-palmettes and buds, horizontal drill-hole to top for hanging; 6cm.  Note: Jade (yashm) was prized for its prophylactic as well as its visual qualities. It was believed to detect poison, cure eye disease and stomach illness, and to protect... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 21:55 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , ,
07 octobre 2015

A Mughal carved jade dagger hilt in the form of a camel head, 17th century

Lot 143. A Mughal carved jade dagger hilt in the form of a camel head, 17th century; 13.5cm. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Lot. sold 199,400 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the jade carved in the form of a camel's head with protruding dulla, red gem-set eyes with gold outlines, finely carved hairlines, finger grips in the form of two ridges on the concave edge, the guard carved as a palmette with lily and acanthus, wooden stand.  Provenance: Acquired pre-1968 Exhibition: Victoria and Albert Museum,... [Lire la suite]

17 avril 2015

The lifetime jade collection of John A. Campbell, M.D. of Akron, Ohio breaks estimations at Aspire Auctions

Carved White Jade Screen in Boxwood Stand, ca. 1750. Estimate $800/1,200. Sold for $47,178.75. Photo courtesy Aspire Auctions. Double sided carved jade screen. one side show a carved mountain landscape with two large trees sheltering a house and it's owner, the left and upper corner have a plum tree. The reverse side shows a river in the center with a solitary bridge with a traveler, the lower center has a sampan with figure; on the right is a boy riding a water buffalo. Ornate carved wood base with... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2014

Pair of Art Deco, Platinum, Carved Jade, Diamond and Black Enamel Pendant-Earrings circa 1920

Pair of Art Deco, Platinum, Carved Jade, Diamond and Black Enamel Pendant-Earrings circa 1920
02 juillet 2014

Carved Jade, Diamond and Black Enamel Pendant Earrings, circa 1920s

Carved Jade, Diamond and Black Enamel Pendant Earrings, circa 1920s
23 mai 2014

Carved Jade Figure of a Ram, China, Ming Dynasty

Carved Jade Figure of a Ram, China, Ming Dynasty  (1368-1644). Photo courtesy Auctionata Carved jade. Exquisitely carved with lifelike detail. Typical sheen of a hand-polished piece. Translucent pale celadon color mottled with brown flecks. Dimensions: 4 x 7 cm. Good condition. Estimation : 800 € / 1 000 € Provenance: Private collection, BerlinFinely worked figurine with exquisite polishThis Chinese jade carving represents a ram and dates to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).The figure... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 18:47 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,