02 juillet 2020

Hindman's Asian Works of Art auction totals more than $1M

CHICAGO, IL.- Hindman’s June 25-26, Asian Works of Arts auction, has continued the department’s trend in achieving solid results, yet again surpassing presale estimates. Strong presale interest and competitive bidding over multiple telephone lines and online bidding platforms helped push the sale total beyond expectations, ultimately realizing $1.2M. Bidders participated from around the globe, but the most enthusiastic bidding came from mainland China where the interest in acquiring Chinese works of art remains high.While... [Lire la suite]

15 juin 2020

Two celadon jade reticulated 'dragon' plaques, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 393. Two celadon jade reticulated 'dragon' plaques, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644); 6.5 and 9.3 cm, 2 1/2  and 3 5/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 300,000 HKD (34,186 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each of rectangular form, carved in openwork with a scaly dragon writhing amongst foliate scrolls, one of a greyish celadon tone and the other of a brownish celadon tone.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2020

A celadon jade 'turtle' plaque and a pair of celadon jade 'floral' ornaments, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 377. A celadon jade 'turtle' plaque and a pair of celadon jade 'floral' ornaments, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644); 9.2 and 6.2 cm, 3 5/8  and 2 3/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HKD (49,855 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the reticulated plaque of rectangular form, carved with a turtle perched on a large lotus leaf amongst blooming lotuses and arrowheads; the pair of ornaments pierced with a stylised floral spray.  Property from the Peony... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2020

A celadon jade silk worm, Song dynasty or earlier

Lot 382. A celadon jade silk worm, Song dynasty or earlier; 2.7 cm, 1 1/8  in.. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 HKD. Lot sold 13,750 HKD (1,567 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. naturalistically worked with a tapering segmented body, detailed with round bulging eyes, the stone of a celadon tone with brown inclusions and calcified patches.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020
13 juin 2020

A large celadon jade cong, Neolithic period, Qijia culture (2200 BC – 1600 BC)

Lot 398. A large celadon jade cong, Neolithic period, Qijia culture (2200 BC – 1600 BC); 13 cm, 5 1/8  in.. Estimate 100,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD (14,244 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of square section with short neck and foot, the stone of a variegated celadon and russet-brown colour, the interior marked with a red inventory number 329.  Provenance:  Collection of Dr Julian Deveron Redmill (1916-1993), reputedly acquired in London, ca. 1950s, and thence... [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]

30 mai 2020

A celadon jade 'bird' amulet, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC)

Lot 5123. A celadon jade 'bird' amulet, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC); 4.3 cm, 1 5/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Sold for 50,000 HKD (5,916 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. depicted with bulging eyes and flanked by a pair of wide angular wings, the body subtly worked with a horizontal groove above three vertical concave bands simulating tail feathers, the reverse pierced with an aperture for suspension, the stone of a warm yellowish-celadon colour. ... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2020

A large celadon jade 'dragon' belthook, Qing dynasty 18th century

Lot 3787. A large celadon jade 'dragon' belthook, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 12.2 cm., 4 3/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 62,500 HKD (7,185 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's well worked with a horned dragon head terminal forming the hook, with an undercut chilong clambering up the stem and grasping a leafy sprig that wraps around its slender body, the underside set with a rounded knob, the stone of a pale celadon colour with traces of russet veining. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2020

A small imperial celadon jade 'chilong' waterpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3700. A small imperial celadon jade 'chilong' waterpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 7.8 cm., 3 1/8  in. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 325,000 HKD  (37,361 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's of beehive shape with gently incurving sides, carved to the exterior with the slender bodies of two chilong encircling a raised lip, each detailed with a split horn, hairs subtly picked out and a raised spine terminating in a bifurcated tail, carved below in low relief with... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2020

A celadon jade 'Deer and crane' group, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 144. A celadon jade 'Deer and crane' group, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 13.5cm, 5 3/8 in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. modelled in the form of a recumbent deer with a lingzhi sprig in its mouth, before a standing crane grasping in its mouth a leafy sprig of fruiting peaches beside a bat, all set on a rocky ledge with pierced rockwork, the stone of a pale celadon tone with streaks of milky-white... [Lire la suite]