23 octobre 2021

A small green jade 'dragon' cup, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644)

 Lot 102. A small green jade 'dragon' cup, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644); 8.4cm (3 1/4in) wide. Sold for HK$82,875 (Estimate HKD20,000 - 30,000/US$2,600 - 3,900). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of circular form with deep sides resting on a foot ring, one side set with a outward handle in the form of a dragon's head, the semi-translucent stone of greyish-green tone with black inclusions.  Note: The form of the present cup is closely related to metalware and ceramics dated to the Yuan dynasty, such as a silver... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2021

iGavel Auctions Autumn Asian Art Sale now open for bidding

Asian Works of Art including Jades from an American Collector. © 2021 iGavel.  NEW YORK, NY.- Lark Mason Associates announced that its autumn 2021 Asian art sale opened for bidding on October 5th through October 21st on iGavel Auctions. With over 500 lots on sale, the auction centers around a strong collection of approximately 70 archaic and later jades that were purchased mainly in the 1970's from reputable sources, including Christie's, Sotheby's, Spink & Son's and other galleries. Many jades have a copy... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2021

Sotheby's to offer three supremely important Ming and Qing Imperial seals

HONG KONG.- This April, Sotheby’s will bring to auction three of the most important Chinese seals ever to come to the market. Each one a priceless record of imperial Chinese history in its own right, together these three seals rank among the most important historical objects – of any period or geographic region – ever to appear at auction. Originally the preserve purely of the Emperors of China, imperial seals were used as a singular stamp of authority – akin to that of a signature – each one carved with language... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2020

A green jade blade, Hongshan Culture (circa 4000-3000 BC)

Lot 221. A green jade blade, Hongshan Culture (circa 4000-3000 BC); 9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm.) long, box. Estimate 40,000 - HKD 60,000. Price realised HKD 50,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020. The Juyi Studio Collection. Provenance: E Yuan Tang Chinese Art, Taipei, acquired in 1985. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
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21 octobre 2020

Two green jade pendants, Hongshan culture (circa 4000-3000 BC)

Lot 216. Two green jade pendants, Hongshan culture (circa 4000-3000 BC); The Larger: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) long, box (2. Estimate 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 52,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020. The Juyi Studio Collection. Provenance: E Yuan Tang Chinese Art, Taipei, acquired in 1985. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
06 octobre 2020

A green jade notched disc, bi, Neolithic period, Jiang-Huai region

Lot 18. A green jade notched disc, bi, Neolithic period, Jiang-Huai region; d. 16.6 cm, 6 ½ in. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 819,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each side superbly worked with a subtly convex surface, all within a notched outline. Property from the Hei-Chi Collection. Literature: Jiang Tao and Liu Yunhui, Jades from the Hei-Chi Collection, Beijing, 2006, p. 30. Note: Several Lingjiatan culture rings and huang with similar notches were excavated from... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2020

A green jade dagger with gilt-bronze 'phoenix' hilt, Han dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD)

Lot 40. A green jade dagger with gilt-bronze 'phoenix' hilt, Han dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD); jade 20.9 cm, 8 ¼ in.; overall 28.5 cm, 11 ¼ in. Estimate: 500,000 - 700,000 HKD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the dagger worked from a translucent green stone and rendered with fine grooves and ridges on both sides, framed by a crisp outline, below a gilt-bronze pommel skilfully cast to depict a ferocious bird with a stylised elongated body terminating in an incurved tail. Provenance: J.J. Lally... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A jade 'toothed animal mask' ornament and a green jade 'face' pendant, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC)

Lot 5004. A jade 'toothed animal mask' ornament and a green jade 'face' pendant, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC); 8.4 cm, 3 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Sold for 47,500 HKD (5,177 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of generous proportions, the thick blade tapering at one end and outlined with rounded edges, one side with a concave groove marked with concentric rings, the lustrous stone of a pale greyish-beige colour accentuated with brown and white... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2020

A green jade archaistic cylindrical vessel, cong, Qing Dynasty

Lot 73. A green jade archaistic cylindrical vessel, cong, Qing Dynasty; 8cm (3in) high. Estimate HK$80,000-120,000. Sold for HK$ 5,440,000 (€ 649,994). Photo Bonhams. Of cylindrical square-sectioned form, carved on all four sides of the exterior with three registers of stylised masks featuring prominent eyes, the stone of an even pale yellowish-green tone with buff-coloured inclusions. Note: The present lot is a good example of the Qing dynasty version of an archaic jade cong. The Qing dynasty... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2020

A small green jade ribbed tripod incense burner, lian, Song-Ming Dynasty

Lot 48. A small green jade ribbed tripod incense burner, lian, Song-Ming Dynasty; 6cm (2 3/8in) diam. Estimate HK$100,000-150,000. Sold for HK$ 1,360,000 (€ 162,498). Photo Bonhams. The cylindrical body raised on three short ruyi-shaped feet, decorated with six ribs encircling the body, the stone of yellowish-green tone with calcified patches of opaque brown and buff.  Note: The form of the present lot derives from gilt-bronze tripod circular incense burners of the Eastern Han period. An... [Lire la suite]