22 février 2019

Han dynasty Jade sold at Christie'sNewYork, 17 september 2018

Lot 342. Two greenish-white and russet jade scabbard slides, Han dynasty, 2nd-1st century BC; 2 15/16 and 2 3/8 in. (7.4 and 6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008  Both rectangular slides boldly carved on the curved top utilizing the russet natural markings in the stone, one slide carved with a small chilong biting the tail of a largerchilong with feline head confronting a smaller chilong with a dragon's... [Lire la suite]

14 août 2018

Four hardstone discs, China, late Neolithic period to Qing dynasty, 4th century BC to 1911 AD

Four hardstone discs, China, late Neolithic period to Qing dynasty, 4th century BC to 1911 AD. Diameters: from 3 inches, 7.7 cm to 1 1/4 inches, 3.3 cm. © Ben Janssens Oriental Art. Four circular hardstone discs, each with a round hole cut to the centre, leaving apertures of varying widths. The largest agate slit ring is of translucent creamy white colour, while the inner edge is composed of two faceted planes, the sloped surfaces terminating into a pointed outer edge. The dark green moss agate ring similarly has two faceted planes... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2018

Four hardstone discs, China, late Shang to Eastern Zhou dynasty c. 11th – 5th century BC

Four hardstone discs, China, late Shang to Eastern Zhou dynasty, c. 11th – 5th century BC. Diameters: from 3 1/8 inches, 8.1 cm to 2 inches, 5 cm. © Ben Janssens Oriental Art. Four circular hardstone discs, each with a round hole cut to the centre, leaving apertures of varying widths.  The largest jade bi disc has flattened surfaces; the stone is of rust-brown tone. The inner edges of the three agate rings are formed as two facetted planes, with their surfaces gradually terminating into pointed outer edges. The... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2017

A very rare jade disc, bi, Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24)

Lot 4. A very rare jade disc, bi, Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24). Estimate HK$ 80,000 - 120,000 (€8,600 - 13,000). Sold for HK$ 100,000 (€10,782).  Photo: Bonhams. Crisply carved in relief on both sides with evenly spaced 'grain' pattern, encircled by two narrow raised bands at the inner and outer edges, the inner rim issuing three pointed hooks, the stone of pale yellow tone, fitted box. 9.8cm (4in) diam. Provenance: The Sze Yuan Tang Collection Note: This type... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2017

A yellow and russet jade disc (bi), Neolithic period, 3rd-2nd millennium B.C.

Lot 66. A yellow and russet jade disc (bi), Neolithic period, 3rd-2nd millennium B.C. Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 6,875 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the circular disc with flat sides, pierced with a central aperture, of a softly polished stone slightly irregular in thickness and mottled with olive-green, ochre, yellow, and russet tones with feathery veining, with a patch of opaque dark brown to the edge. Provenance: Collection of Roman Vishniac... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2017

Disc, China, Warring States Period (approx. 480-221 BCE)

Disc, China, Warring States Period (approx. 480-221 BCE). Nephrite. Diam. 11 in x Th. 1/4 in, Diam. 27.9 cm x Th. 0 .64 cm; Diam. at hole 1 5/8 in. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60J140 © 2017 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture.
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07 août 2017

Disc, China, Warring States Period (approx. 480-221 BCE)

Disc, China, Warring States Period (approx. 480-221 BCE). Nephrite. Diam. 5 1/2 in x D. 1/4 in, Diam. 13.97 cm x D. .64 cm Diam. inner hole 2 3/4 in. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60J504 © 2017 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture.
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21 juin 2017

A rare and large yellow jade disc, bi, Han Dynasty

Lot 51. A rare and large yellow jade disc, bi, Han Dynasty; 3/4in) diam. Estimate HK$25,000 - 30,000 (US$3,200 - 3,900). Sold for HK$ 1,980,000 (€227,546). Photo: Bonhams The circular disc superbly carved and finely incised on both sides with a border of four stylised taotie masks with curling horns and interlocking bodies, encircling an inner border of evenly spaced raised bosses, divided by a narrow rope-twist band, the stone of a yellow tone predominantly suffused with attractive honey russet... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2017

A celadon jade disc, bi, Neolithic period

Lot 355. A celadon jade disc, bi, Neolithic period, 16 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of circular form with a central aperture, the softly polished stone of a greenish-celadon colour variegated with areas of russet, creamy white and brown, wood stand. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 juin 2017, 02:00 PM
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16 mai 2017

A small russet jade disc, huan, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 2735. A small russet jade disc, huan, Song dynasty (960-1279), 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 10,321 - USD 19,351). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The circular disc is pierced with a central aperture and carved to each side with a narrow band of varied comma spirals. Christie's. Adorning the Kings - A Private Collection of Archaic Jade Ornaments; 31 May 2017, Convention Hall 
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