19 mai 2017

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

Lot 354. A jade cong, Neolithic period, probably Qijia culture (2200 BC – 1600 BC), 12.7 cm, 5 in.. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of square section, pierced through the center with a cylindrical tube extending at either end to a short neck and foot, the stone of a variegated celadon and brown colour, wood stand Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 juin 2017, 02:00 PM 

16 février 2017

Three small jade animal plaques, Late Shang-Early Western Zhou Dynasty, 12th-10th century BC

Lot 803. Three small jade animal plaques, Late Shang-Early Western Zhou Dynasty, 12th-10th century BC. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. One is a thin, pale greyish-white recumbent bird with hooked beak, circular eyes and notched tail with beveled edge. The second is a thin yellowish-white and brown crouching tiger with trapezoidal eyes, C-scroll ear and tiny holes drilled through the mouth and curled tail. The third is a dark greyish-green crouching deer with backward-turned head, and... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2017

A Chinese jade figure of a boy, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 507. From the property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. A Chinese jade figure of a boy, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate  400 - 600GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's modelled crouching over a basket, with another small boy on his back, the stone of a pale celadon tone, hardwood stand.  Sotheby's. The Duchess Property & Precious Objects from the Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe London, 27 May 2015
15 décembre 2016

Rare grande Dague cérémonielle en jade, ge, Dynastie Shang, ca. 1300 avant J.-C.

Lot 39. Rare grande Dague cérémonielle en jade, ge, Dynastie Shang, ca. 1300 avant J.-C.  Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 €. Lot sold 87,500  €. Photo: Sotheby's A RARE LARGE JADE DAGGER-AXE, GE, SHANG DYNASTY, CA. 1300 BC  la lame fuselée se terminant en une pointe asymétrique et légèrement courbée, taillée de bords biseautés et de trois nervures nettement définies sur les deux faces, la jonction entre la lame et le tang percé d'une petite ouverture, la pierre brun olive... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2016

Sotheby's Paris to offer Early Chinese Jade and Hardstone Carvings on December 15

Lot 33. Rare Disque archaïque cranté en jade, Xuanji, Période Néolithique - Dynastie Shang, ca. 2000-1500 avant J.-C. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. PARIS.- Dernière vente de l’année chez Sotheby’s à Paris, la vente d’Arts d’Asie se tiendra le 15 décembre à la galerie Charpentier et s’organisera en deux temps. La première vacation consistera en la dispersion de jades archaïques chinois comprenant l’ancienne collection Max Loehr (1903 – 1988), l’un des plus éminents spécialistes occidentaux de... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2016

A jade 'yingxiong' group, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Lot 172. A jade 'yingxiong' group, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. finely rendered in the round as a falcon perched atop a recumbent mythical beast, forming the rebus yingxiong (champion), the long-tailed bird portrayed with a lowered head and finely picked out plumage, the stone of a celadon colour with black patches skilfully worked to concentrate around the falcon's back and the beast's underside - 5.8 cm, 2 3/8  in. ... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2016

A jade 'feng san wu si zhi bao' seal, 19th -early 20th century

Lot 185. A jade 'feng san wu si zhi bao' seal, 19th -early 20th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 286,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of square form, surmounted by a superbly articulated pair of addorsed dragons, each powerfully depicted with eyes bulging and nostrils flaring above curling whiskers and jaws bearing sharp fangs, the scales and flowing mane meticulously incised, the two scaly bodies tightly intertwined and crouching on the haunches, pierced through the centre with an... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2016

1,100+ lots cross the block in Heritage Auctions' two-day Fine & Decorative Arts event

Lot 61425. A Large Chinese Carved Coral Group of the Eight Immortals. Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000. Photo Heritage Auctions. DALLAS, TX.- A decorator's dream and a collector's cache of more than 1,100 lots cross the block in Heritage Auctions' triannual Fine & Decorative Arts, Including Estates, event Sept. 17-18 in Dallas. The two-day auction spans furniture, American and European art, glass and Asian art — including a large, Chinese Carved Coral Group (est. $30,000-$50,000). The Carved Coral depicts... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2016

A Mughal or Ottoman jade archer's ring, India or Turkey, 17th-18th century

Lot 155. A Mughal or Ottoman jade archer's ring, India or Turkey, 17th-18th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.  of characteristic form, composed of a light green jade inlaid with gold scrolling palmettes with two stylised birds, inset green gemstone, engraved geometric design to interior; 4cm.  Note: Of beautiful quality, this jade archer's ring finds parallels in a number of museum collections, including the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, inv. no TKS: 2/83 and... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2016

A rare jade and gold inlaid bronze spoon, bi, Warring States Period-Han Dynasty

Lot 40, A rare jade and gold inlaid bronze spoon, bi, Warring States Period-Han Dynasty. Estimate HK$ 400,000 - 600,000 (€46,000 - 69,000). Photo: Bonhams. The flat petal-shaped pale green jade receptacle, decorated with scrolls in low relief, fitted within a bronze oval casing with a band of gilt scrolls, attached by gilt-bronze fittings to a double rope-twist carved green and brown jade handle with a scroll-incised trapezoidal terminal. 20cm (8in) high Note: This form of this spoon may derive from archaic... [Lire la suite]