27 mars 2018

An extremely rare and superb jade ceremonial blade, yazhang, Shimao Culture, Shaanxi, Neolithic period

Lot 3020. An extremely rare and superb jade ceremonial blade, yazhang, Shimao Culture, Shaanxi, Neolithic period; 37.5 cm, 14 3/4  in. Estimate 1,600,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,320,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 with an elongated form flaring slightly towards the arched cutting edge with one subtly bevelled side, the opposite end flanked by angular projections and centred with a pierced aperture, each side finely incised with parallel lines, one with an additional incised... [Lire la suite]

01 mars 2014

A jade ceremonial blade (yazhang), Neolithic Period-Erlitou Culture

A jade ceremonial blade (yazhang), Neolithic Period-Erlitou Culture. Photo Sotheby's. the slightly flaring blade with an asymmetrically curved end with beveled edge, the tang broken, the opaque stone of black color. Length 6 7/8 in., 17.5 cm. Estimation 3,000 — 5,000 USD Provenance: Collection of Lionel Jacob.Drouot Left Bank Paris, 14th December 1979, lot 112.PROPERTY FROM THE SAM AND MYRNA MYERS COLLECTION Litterature: Filippo Salviati, Radiant Stones: Archaic Chinese Jades, Hong Kong, 2000, cat. no. 40. Sotheby's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2014

A jade ceremonial blade (yazhang), Neolithic Period-Erlitou Culture

A jade ceremonial blade (yazhang), Neolithic Period-Erlitou Culture. Photo Sotheby's. the thin blade with a raised rib down the center, flaring slightly towards the arched cutting edge, the base of the tang set with a pair of projections and drilled with a circular hole, the green jade with some calcification.Length 11 1/2 in., 29.3 cm. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 USD Provenance: Drouot Left Bank Paris, 14th December 1979, lot 108.PROPERTY FROM THE SAM AND MYRNA MYERS COLLECTION Litterature: Filippo Salviati, Radiant Stones:... [Lire la suite]