21 août 2017

A fine Chinese jade carving of Bi Xie, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 172. A fine Chinese jade carving of Bi Xie, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Estimate $ 5,000-8,000. Photo Leonard Joel. The mythical animal recumbent and carved with full rounded body, the head turned backwards, and grasping a long, leafy 'lingzhi' spray (the sacred mushroom) in its mouth, its back paws slightly raised, the pale green jade with a few russet inclusions, 10cm length, with decorative wooden stand. Note: For similar, please see Christie's, New York, 30 March 2005, lot 111; Sotheby's, London, 6... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2017

A very rare jade carving of a foreigner riding an elephant, Yuan Dynasty

Lot 65. A very rare jade carving of a foreigner riding an elephant, Yuan Dynasty; 8cm (3in) wide (2).. Estimate HK$300,000 - 400,000 (US$39,000 - 51,000). Sold for HK$ 1,125,000 (€129,288). Photo: Bonhams Masterfully carved as a bearded Turkic foreigner with a powerful facial expression, finely detailed with protruding eyes and adorned with a pair of disc earrings and a fur hat, wearing an armoured short jacket and holding a scoop in his right hand, superbly modelled sitting on an elephant... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art December Auction series to take place on 1-2 December

Selection of jades from the Song to Qing dynasties. Estimates range from HK$80,000 – HK$300,000 / US$10,400 – 38,700. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong December series of Chinese Works of Art sales will take place on 1 and 2 December at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery. The series will feature the dedicated sale of The Muwen Tang Collection of Chinese Jades, and the Chinese Art sale, encompassing fine European and Asian collections of ceramics from Song and Ming dynasties, scholarly works of art, and a rare... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2016

A jade carving of two birds, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 58. A jade carving of two birds, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HKD 70,000 — 90,000 (7,902 - 10,160 EUR). Lot Sold 200,000 HKD (22,578 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. carved in the form of two long-tailed birds turning to face each other, their tails entwined in a tender embrace and finely incised with neat feathers, the beaks grasping a gnarled branch of flowering prunus, the stone of a white tone with attractive peach-orange and vermillion-red inclusions... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2016

A rare jade carving of a chimera, bixie, Han Dynasty or later

Lot 32, A rare jade carving of a chimera, bixie, Han Dynasty or later. Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 300,000 (€23,000 - 35,000). Photo: Bonhams. Carefully carved in mid-stride with wings issuing from the muscular front legs, its body with incised details and a bifurcated tail, the beast's head with opened jaws depicting a ferocious facial expression framed by a long beard and a pair of curved horns, the pale greenish-grey stone with calcified opaque buff areas. 8.7cm (3 3/8in) long Published and... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2014

A celadon jade carving of a mountain with figures, 19th century

A celadon jade carving of a mountain with figures, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Finely and deeply carved on both sides, the front depicting a figure in a skiff before a waterfall issuing from a cave, overhung by craggy cliffs and gnarled pines, the peaks dotted with pavilions, the stone of even light green tone, with a silk covered stand. 8 3/4in (22cm) long. Estimate US$ 40,000 - 60,000 (€29,000 - 43,000 Provenance: Private New York collectionformerly in a Japanese private collectionProperty of a Private New York Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2013

A fine small jade carving of a recumbent hound, Ming dynasty

A fine small jade carving of a recumbent hound, Ming dynasty. Photo Bonhams. The canine carved with front paws outstretched and rear legs tucked under the belly, the forward-facing head flanked by a pair of loose ears resting at the side, its emanciated body showing bony ribs below a pronounced spine and ending in a curled tail. 10.5cm wide. Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 400,000 (€19,000 - 38,000) Bonhams. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART. Hong Kong. 24 Nov 2013 14:00 CST
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30 juin 2013

A European Private Collection of important jade carvings

A European Private Collection of important jade carvings, including an Imperial pale green jade brushpot, Qianlong mark and period; a rare and large carving of a Buddhist lion, 18th century; and a rare and large carving of a duck and young, 18th century. Estimates ranging from £100,000 - £250,000. Photo courtesy Bonhams. Asian Art in London 2013. 31 October - 9 November. Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR. Telephone: +44 (0)20 7468 8248. Contact: Colin Sheaf, Asaph Hyman (Chinese Dept), Suzannah Yip... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2013

Large Double-Sided Jade Carving

Large Double-Sided Jade Carving. Photo © 2001-2013 Lang Antiques A splendid double-sided jadeite carving measuring 2 7/8 inch by 2 5/8 inches. This elaborately carved, mainly mutton colored jade with a large splash of bright green on one side depicts, on the front: a Shishi - a legendary Chinese Guardian Lion with her cub at lower left. Upper right is a dog-like creature. On the reverse we find a spectacular ferocious fire-breathing dragon. A superb multi-dimensional and substantial jade carving. Price:... [Lire la suite]
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21 août 2012

An elegant jade carving of a horse.

An elegant jade carving of a horse. 18th or 19th century. Photo Bonhams The recumbent animal carved with its head turned backwards and to the right, looking at a monkey crouched by its hindquarters; the stone of almost whitish hue with some cloudy-white inclusions. 8.5cm (3 3/8in) long. Estimate: £20,000 - 30,000 (HK$ 240,000 - 360,000) (€25,000 - 38,000) Bonhams. 5 Sep 2012 11 a.m. London, Knightsbridge. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art
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