19 juillet 2020

A bamboo carving of a finger citron, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 8822. A bamboo carving of a finger citron, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 4 1⁄4 in. (11 cm.) long, box. Estimate: HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (EUR 3,069 - EUR 5,115). Price Realised: HKD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  Property from from the Tanglongge Collection. Christie's. Cultivating Delight: Collecting Chinese Art, 1 - 15 July 2020

30 avril 2020

A large bamboo finger citron, 17th-18th century

Lot 232. A large bamboo finger citron, 17th-18th century; 21.2cm., 8 1/4 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. carved fully in the round as a large citron issuing from a gnarled leafy stem, its hook-like tendrils curling inward, the patina of rich reddish-brown tone. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 13 may 2015
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22 février 2020

A large white jade carving of a finger citron, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 1557. A large white jade carving of a finger citron, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 7¾ in. (19.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 386,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Realistically carved as a large citron with eleven curling 'fingers' issuing from an openwork leafy branch, a smaller fruit and large leaves providing support for the base, the stone of pale greenish-white color with some opaque white inclusions.  Provenance: The Jingguantang... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2019

An outstanding large white jade finger citron, Qing dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 610. An outstanding large white jade finger citron, Qing dynasty, 18th Century; 9 in., 22.8 cm. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 USD. Lot sold 288,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the very white stone accented by intense deep russet stains, very finely and naturalistically carved as a cluster of two finger citron or 'Buddha's-hand' fruit, one much larger than the other with finely elongated thick 'fingers' with curling tips, all issuing from an openwork stalk bearing further large lobed leaves... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2016

A yellow amber finger citron, Qing dynasty

Lot 355. A yellow amber finger citron, Qing dynasty. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000. Photo: Sotheby's. naturalistically rendered issuing from a gnarled leafy branch, the body formed with rounded undulating 'fingers' evoking the Buddha's hand, the lustrously polished amber mottled with cloudy white inclusions and some russet coloration. Height 4 in., 10.3 cm.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM
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14 mai 2014

A very fine pale green jade carving of a finger citron, Qianlong

A very fine pale green jade carving of a finger citron, Qianlong. Photo: Bonhams The attractive stone of a soft green tone, deeply hollowed to the interior and naturalistically carved as a finger citron, also known as Buddha's hand, with thick curling tendrils issuing from a gnarled stem with lifelike curling leaves and a smaller finger citron to one side, wood stand. 16.2cm (6 3/8in) high. Estimate £40,000 - 60,000 (€49,000 - 74,000) Provenance: S.Marchant & Son Ltd., LondonAn English private collection Notes: The Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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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]
01 avril 2013

Tea-saucer with finger citron. China for Vietnam, Nguyên lords period

Tea-saucer with finger citron and a poem bearing the apocryphal mark "Made during the Chenghua period". China for Vietnam, Nguyên lords period. Private collection, Vietnam.
04 novembre 2012

A Carved Carnelian 'Finger Citron' Vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

A Carved Carnelian 'Finger Citron' Vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century. Photo Sotheby's the large fruit naturalistically carved with elongated fingers and curling tips with two smaller attendant fruits, all issuing from an openwork leafy stalk forming the base, entwined with sprigs of lingzhi to the bottom and a gnarled branch bearing a pair of peaches at the top, the variegated stone of a transparent reddish pink tone suffused with milky-white and vermilion inclusions; 19.5cm., 7 5/8 in. Estimation: 10,000 -... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2012

A Greenish-White Jade Finger Citron-Form Vase, 18th Century 

A Greenish-White Jade Finger Citron-Form Vase, 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The vase is carved as a large and a smaller finger citron borne on a leafy branch that forms the base, the curved ends of the 'fingers' forming each side of the openwork rim. The semi-translucent, pale celadon stone has some opaque white mottling and added russet color. 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high, wood stand  Estimate  $60,000 - $80,000 Notes: For related jade vases, formed as a large and a smaller finger citron borne... [Lire la suite]
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