10 février 2017

A jadeite snuff bottle, 1780-1860

Lot 357. A jadeite snuff bottle, 1780-1860. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The well-hollowed bottle is of flattened, ovoid form. The softly polished stone is suffused with pale, milky emerald-green cloud-like mottling. 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high, quartz stopper Provenance: Rachelle R. Holden Collection.Vanessa F. Holden Collection, New York, 1996.Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2344. Literature: Bob Stevens, The Collector's Book of... [Lire la suite]

09 février 2017

Lark Mason Associates Announces Asia Week New York Preview Exhibition, At East 120th St, NYC

A 20th century Chinese Jadeite Censer and Cover. Est.: $40,000/60,000. © Lark Mason Associates NEW-YORK - Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that he will preview his important Spring Asian art auction during Asia Week New York. Over 400 lots will be on view at iGavel’s New York headquarters at 227 East 120th Street, from March 9th -18th. The Asian Works of Art auction goes live on iGavelauctions.com on March 28 and closes on April 18th. Says Lark Mason, “We are delighted to present... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2016

Jadeite, spinel, yellow diamond and diamond pendent necklace-earrings

Lot 123. Jadeite, spinel, yellow diamond and diamond pendent necklace-earrings. Estimate: HK$2,900,000 - 4,000,000 (US$372,000 - 513,000). Sold for HK$3,000,000. Photo Tiancheng International. The white nephrite jade bangle of creamy white colour, flattened to the both sides, carved to the obverse with dragon motifs, suffused with orangy-yellow patches showing the skin of rough; and a matching disc extracted from the centre of the bangle. Accompanied with a documentation of the creation process... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2016

Fine Jadeite 'Guanyin' Pendant, Wang Guoqing

Lot 275. Fine Jadeite 'Guanyin' Pendant, Wang Guoqing. Estimate: HK$1,700,000 - 2,700,000 (US$218,000 - 346,000). Sold for HK$2,040,000. Photo Tiancheng International. The jadeite pendant of very fine translucency and intense apple green colour, carved as a standing Guanyin, to an adjustable black cord embellished with a brilliant-cut diamond-set rondelle, mounted in 18 karat white and pink gold. Accompanied with a wooden stand. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory report KJ93943, dated 7... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2016

Rare and Fine Pair of Jadeite 'Double Hoop' and Diamond Pendent Earrings

Lot 1788. Rare and Fine Pair of Jadeite 'Double Hoop' and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate 5,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Each set with a highly translucent jadeite double hoop of bright emerald green colour, surmounted by an oval diamond each weighing 1.01 carats, to a diamond-set hook surmount, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Diameter and thickness of hoops approximately 17.63 x 6.05mm and 17.09 x 5.81mm. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2016

Unique Pair of Jadeite 'Dragon' and 'Phoenix', Diamond and Coloured Diamond Pendants

Lot 1700. Unique Pair of Jadeite 'Dragon' and 'Phoenix', Diamond and Coloured Diamond Pendants. Estimate 8,000,000 — 10,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Each pendant set with a translucent jadeite plaque of rich emerald green colour carved as a dragon and a phoenix respectively, to the back decorated with floral motifs set with brilliant-cut diamonds and coloured diamonds, suspended from the black cord with the brilliant-cut diamond surmounts weighing 0.83 and 0.80 carats, mounted in 18 karat white,... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2016

A large jadeite leaf-form dish, 19th-20th century

Lot 137. A large jadeite leaf-form dish, 19th-20th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. naturalistically rendered with furled edges and set with a short curled stem, the top delicately carved with a small frog resting beside a gnarled branch issuing fruiting pomegranates below five flying bats, the underside detailed with pronounced veins, the translucent stone of mottled apple green color with icy white inclusions. Length... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2015

Tiancheng International Jewellery and Jadeite Autumn Auction 2015 realises over US$31.4 million

Top Lot of The Evening: Pair of Jadeite, Icy Lavender Jadeite, Coloured Diamond and Diamond Pendent Earrings╱Ring╱Pendent Necklace, Alessio Boschi sells for HK$ 25.96 million╱US$ 3.33 million.  HONG KONG.- Tiancheng International Jewellery and Jadeite Autumn Auction 2015 concluded with triumph today, realising over HK$245 million╱US$31.4 million. Together with the spring auction, Tiancheng achieved HK$540 million╱US$69 million in 2015. With 87% of total value sold and nearly 80% of lot sold, the sale was led by eight... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2015

Impressive jadeite 'Laughing Buddha' pendant

Impressive highly translucent emerald green jadeite 'Laughing Buddha' pendant. Estimate HK$16,000,000 - 20,000,000 (US$2,050,000 - 2,560,000). Photo Tiancheng International The pendant set with a highly translucent jadeite of emerald green colour, carved as a 'laughing Buddha', surmounted by an 18 karat gold hoop, accompanied by two adjustable black cords decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds. Laughing Buddha measuring approximately 44.50 x 49.89 x 12.98mm. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2015

Two jadeite boxes and covers and a jadeite ‘chilong’ washer, late Qing dynasty and 20th century

Two jadeite boxes and covers and a jadeite ‘chilong’ washer, late Qing dynasty and 20th century. Estimate  40,000 — 60,000  HKD.  Lot. sold 525,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the first box in the form of a leafy gourd wreathed in flowering branches, detailed with a mangosteen and a variety of insects picked out in the bright green and russet inclusions of the stone; the second box of circular form carved with a shou character surrounded by bats on the cover; the washer modelled... [Lire la suite]