01 septembre 2022

14th century copper-glazed Chinese vessel leads Heritage's Asian Art Auction

Lot 78103. A Rare and Large Chinese Underglaze Copper Red Peony Dish, Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period (1368-1398), 8.3 x 45.1 x 45.1 cm (3-1/4 x 17-3/4 x 17-3/4 inches). Estimate: $300,000 - $500,000. © 2022 Heritage Auctions DALLAS, TX.- A triumph of Ming Dynasty porcelan comes to Heritage Auctions this fall when it serves as the centerpiece of Heritage’s Sept. 20-21 Asian Art Signature® Auction. The peony-patterned Chinese vessel is exquisitely glazed with copper, and was collected... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2022

A jade notched disc (Xuanji), Neolithic period - Shang dynasty

Lot 141. A jade notched disc (Xuanji), Neolithic period-Shang dynasty. Width 2½ in., 6.4 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 2,520 USD. © Sothebys. Provenance: Collection of Mrs P.S. Borland. Sotheby's London, 19th July 1955, lot 115 (part lot). Collection of Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. E.3.12A. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2022

A rare jade, silver and gold-inlaid bronze belt hook, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 725. A rare jade, silver and gold-inlaid bronze belt hook, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 7 3⁄4 in. (19.9 cm.) long, cloth box. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 52,920. © Christie's 2022 The shaft is inlaid with five gold plaques decorated with coiled beasts interspersed with four pale greyish-green jade plaques with commas. The outer border is further decorated with gold and silver inlays with angular scroll design.  Provenance: Galaxie Art (B. K. Wong),... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2021

A group of 5 jade pendants, Qing dynasty

Lot 3004. A group of 5 jade pendants, Qing dynasty; 3.5 to 6.9 cm. Lot sold: 47,880 HKD (Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 HKD). © 2021 Sotheby's Property from the Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection. Sotheby's. A Scholarly Journey: The Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection, Hong Kong, 17 December 2021
24 décembre 2021

A jade blade, Shang dynasty or later

Lot 3003. A jade blade, Shang dynasty or later; 11.3 cm. Lot sold: 23,940 HKD (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 HKD). © 2021 Sotheby's Property from the Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection. Sotheby's. A Scholarly Journey: The Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection, Hong Kong, 17 December 2021
25 novembre 2021

A jade 'bird' pendant, Late Shang-early Zhou dynasty

Lot 381. A jade 'bird' pendant, Late Shang-early Zhou dynasty; Height 6.6 cm, 2½ in. Lot sold: 5,040 GBP (Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's the flat stone worked in the form of a bird in profile, detailed with incised feathers, pierced at the head with an aperture for suspension, the heavily calcified stone a creamy-green colour. Provenance: Collection Armand Trampitsch (1890-1975). Ader Picard Tajan auction in Tokyo, Hôtel Okura, 30th May 1985, Lot 38. ... [Lire la suite]

19 octobre 2021

A small jade dragon pendant, China, Late Shang-Early Western Zhou dynasty, 12th-10th century BC

Lot 1. A small jade dragon pendant, China, Late Shang-Early Western Zhou dynasty, 12th-10th century BC; 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm.) long. Price Realised USD 15,000 (Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500). © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Property from the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Art Acquisitions Fund. Provenance: Dr. Ralph Marcove (1929-2001) Collection, New York.Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, accessioned in 1986. Christie's. Asia! New York, 14 Sept - 28 Sept 2021
17 septembre 2021

A Jade Three-section Disc, Huang, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-221 BC)

Lot 325. A Jade Three-section Disc, Huang, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-221 BC); 6 1/4in (16cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€ 17,000 - 26,000). Sold for US$ 22,812 (€ 19,479). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Carved in three sections, each lightly engraved with raised patterns of four stylistic dragons, with notches and holes cut for attachment, the semi-translucent stone of yellow and green tone with some alterations near the edges. Note: For a number of arc-shaped pendants, huang, dating to the... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2021

A superb and important large jade tiger pendant, Late Shang dynasty, Anyang, 13th-11th century BC

Lot 703. A superb and important large jade tiger pendant, Late Shang dynasty, Anyang, 13th-11th century BC; 4 9/16 in. (11.6 cm.) long (maximum, ear to tail), cloth box. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 1,086,000. © Christie's 2021 The thick disc has a central aperture drilled from both sides, the inner walls with remains of pronounced cutting ridges. The stone is of dark mottled green color with some buff-colored alteration to both sides at one edThe flat, curved pendant is in... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2021

Five jade carvings, Qing dynasty

Lot 1060. Five jade carvings, Qing dynasty; 15.3 by 45.5 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 138,600 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Comprising: - a white jade figure of a mythical beast, 5 cm; - a white jade carving of a finger citron, 6 cm; - a white jade 'monkey and horse' group, 5.8 cm; - a white jade 'duck and lotus' group, 5.2 cm; and - a yellow and brown jade carving of a Luduan, 4.2 cm. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from... [Lire la suite]
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