27 novembre 2022

A celadon jade notched disc, Late Neolithic period-Shang dynasty

Lot 119. A celadon jade notched disc, Late Neolithic period-Shang dynasty; 16 cm. Lot sold: 327,600 HKD (Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 pierced with a wide central aperture, the outer edge carved with three pronounced notches forming three arcs. Provenance: P.C. Lu & Sons, Ltd, Hong Kong, 6th July 1987. Literature: Jessica Rawson, Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing, London, 1995, pl. 8:2. Exhibited: British Museum, London, on loan,... [Lire la suite]

02 novembre 2022

A celadon jade pig-dragon, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 105. A celadon jade pig-dragon, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture; 3.5 cm. Lot sold: 756,000 HKD (Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 tof iconic form, modelled as a stylised coiled dragon with a thick and softly rounded body, depicted with a short upturned snout with furrows between large circular eyes, the neck drilled for suspension. Provenance: Artistic Sources Arts Co., Hong... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2022

A celadon jade 'mythical bird' disc (Bi), Warring States period-Han dynasty (475 BC-220 AD)

Lot 222. A celadon jade 'mythical bird' disc (Bi), Warring States period-Han dynasty (475 BC-220 AD); Diameter 5¾ in., 14.6 cm. Lot sold: 27,720 USD (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum. Provenance:- Sotheby's New York, 6th December 1989, lot 10.  - Collection of William H. and Sophia H. Harrison. - Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 2000 (acc. no. 2000.13.17). ... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2022

A celadon jade bird-form pendant, Western Zhou dynasty (1050-771 BC)

Lot 223. A celadon jade bird-form pendant, Western Zhou dynasty (1050-771 BC); Length 2¼ in., 5.7 cm. Lot sold: 7,560 USD (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum. Provenance: - Sotheby's New York, 6th December 1989, lot 3.  - Collection of William H. and Sophia H. Harrison. - Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 2000 (acc. no. 2000.13.16). Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2022

A celadon jade baluster vase, Ming dynasty

Lot 29. A celadon jade baluster vase, Ming dynasty. Height 9.6 cm, 3⅞ in. Lot sold: 1,764 GBP (Estimate: 1,200 - 1,500 GBP). © Sotheby's 2021 Formerly in the Collection of Dr. David Ho (1911-1986). Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, London, 13 December 2021
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09 janvier 2022

A mottled celadon jade baluster vase set with a single loop handle, Ming dynasty

Lot 28. A mottled celadon jade baluster vase set with a single loop handle, Ming dynasty. Height 13.5 cm, 5¼ in. Lot sold: 1,890 GBP (Estimate: 1,200 - 1,500 GBP). © Sotheby's 2021 Formerly in the Collection of Dr. David Ho (1911-1986). Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, London, 13 December 2021
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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]
22 août 2021

A celadon jade 'lotus' vessel, 17th century

Lot 1039. A celadon jade 'lotus' vessel, 17th century; 19 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 69,300 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Bonhams London, 4th November 2013, lot 83 (GBP 10,000). Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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06 mai 2021

A rare celadon jade handle-shaped pendant, Late Shang dynasty

Lot 45. A rare celadon jade handle-shaped pendant, Late Shang dynasty; 7.1 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Lot sold: 100,800 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. worked in the form of a millet, the stone of a translucent pale celadon colour with russet patches. Property from the Hei-Chi Collection. Literature: Jiang Tao and Liu Yunhui, Jades from Hei-Chi Collection II, Beijing, 2012, p. 41. Sotheby's. Monochrome III, Hong Kong, 22 April 2021
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02 mai 2021

A celadon jade ancestor mask, Neolithic period, Shijiahe culture (2500–2000 BC)

Lot 13. A celadon jade ancestor mask, Neolithic period, Shijiahe culture (2500–2000 BC); 6.5 cm. Estimate: 800,000- 1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold: 1,449,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. skilfully and subtly worked in relief on one side of the openwork plaque to depict an anthropomorphic face, the eyes rendered powerful and large above a mouth revealing its teeth. Property from the Kuan Yi Ju Collection. Note : This remarkable, crisply carved plaque represents one of the exceedingly rare jade... [Lire la suite]