08 avril 2014

iGavel Auctions announces an important sale of Asian, ancient & ethnographic works of art

NEW YORK, NY.- Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that more than 300 lots of important Asian art will soon be up for bidding on iGavel Auctions in a sale that goes live on April 15th and closes on April 30th. The outstanding works of art represent the breathtaking scope of Asian periods and disciplines, from the Sui dynasty through the 20th century.  Says Mr. Mason, “Following on the heels of the Asia Week sales, we look forward to presenting a fine selection of Imperial paintings,... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2014

A celadon jade peach-form washer, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century

A celadon jade peach-form washer, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century. Photo Sotheby's well carved as a large peach borne on a gnarled leafy branch extending up the sides, with five bats in flight among the Three Abundances, peach, pomegranate and the finger citron, the semi-translucent stone with white and russet inclusions. Length 6 3/4 in., 17 cm. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 20,000 USD The carving on this washer is filled with auspicious meanings. The five bats, known as wufu, represent the five blessings of... [Lire la suite]

19 mars 2014

A celadon jade 'Boys' cup, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing Period

A celadon jade 'Boys' cup, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing Period. Photo Sotheby's the rounded cup finely carved in openwork on the exterior with three boys supported on rockwork interspersed with flowers, one boy peering into the cup, another with his head turned sideways, and the third with his back to the washer, one hand holding the rim and the other clasping a ruyi scepter, the greenish-white stone with several whitish veins, wood stand (2). Length 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimation 200,000 — 300,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 245,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2014

A celadon jade archaistic two-handled cup, 17th-18th century

A celadon jade archaistic two-handled cup, 17th-18th century. Photo Sotheby's carved to resemble an ancient gui with dragon-head loop handles and raised bosses on the sides, supported on a short grooved foot. Length 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 6,875 USD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 18 Mar 2014, 10:30 AM - www.sothebys.com
09 mars 2014

Pair of Mughal celadon jade chrysanthemum dishes, 18th-19th century

Pair of Mughal celadon jade chrysanthemum dishes, 18th-19th century. Photo Freeman's. The oblong dishes thinly and delicately carved with four concentric bands of petals radiating from the center, the sides flanked by a pair of floral form handles. L: 7 1/4 inches. Estimate $10,000-15,000 Freeman's. ASIAN ARTS.Saturday, March 15 at 10am - www.freemansauction.com
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08 mars 2014

A celadon jade carving of a mountain with figures, 19th century

A celadon jade carving of a mountain with figures, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Finely and deeply carved on both sides, the front depicting a figure in a skiff before a waterfall issuing from a cave, overhung by craggy cliffs and gnarled pines, the peaks dotted with pavilions, the stone of even light green tone, with a silk covered stand. 8 3/4in (22cm) long. Estimate US$ 40,000 - 60,000 (€29,000 - 43,000 Provenance: Private New York collectionformerly in a Japanese private collectionProperty of a Private New York Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2014

Chinese celadon jade bead

Chinese celadon jade bead. Photo Freeman's Hexagonal and well hollowed bead faintly incised with poem "Mei Hua Lao", with agate and malachite beads on each end and later suspension strings. L of jade: 1 3/4 inches Estimate $4,000-6,000 Freeman's. ASIAN ARTS. Saturday, March 15 at 10am - www.freemansauction.com
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30 octobre 2013

A celadon jade ‘Lotus’ washer, Yuan-Ming dynasty

A celadon jade ‘Lotus’ washer, Yuan-Ming dynasty. Photo Sotheby's naturalistically carved in the form of a curled lotus leaf borne on a bundle of curved stems issuing further lotus pod, flower bud, leaves and arrowheads around the side, the stone of a pale celadon tone suffused with darker brown inclusions near the base; 15cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimation 40,000 -- 60,000 GBP  Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London, 28th December 1966.. Exposition:85th Anniversary Exhibition of Chinese Jades from... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2013

A celadon jade leaf-form brushwasher, 17th-18th century

A celadon jade leaf-form brushwasher, 17th-18th century. Photo: Sothebys. naturalistically carved as an upright lotus leaf, with gently furled edges, forming the deep well of the vessel, the exterior carved in relief with a pair of birds; one in flight, the other alighting onto an open lotus flower, all rising from an openwork base formed by the entwined stem of the plant issuing lotus blossoms, pods and leaves, the stone of celadon color with russet, gray and cloudy... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2013

Chinese Celadon Jade Toad, 19th Century

Chinese Celadon Jade Toad, 19th Century. Photo courtesy Doyle New York Carved in a recumbent position crouching on a fruiting pomegranate branch, the stone an even tone with a patch of russet skin and yellow undertones. Length 1 3/4 inches. Estimate $10,000-15,000  Provenance: Property of an American Collector  Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10am - http://www.doylenewyork.com
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