23 juillet 2014

Pendant in the form of a disk (yuan) with raised knobs, 475-221 B.C.E., Late Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period, Jade

Pendant in the form of a disk (yuan) with raised knobs, 475-221 B.C.E., Late Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period, Jade (nephrite), W: 8.2 cm, China, Purchase F1948.12 © 2014 Smithsonian Institution

28 avril 2014

An Art Deco nephrite, jadeite and coral desk clock, by Cartier

An Art Deco nephrite, jadeite and coral desk clock, by Cartier. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The pierced jadeite dial over a kingfisher feather ground, with black enamel oriental design hands and coral center, to the square nephrite jade case with applied gold Roman numerals and ribbed coral corner accents, to a gilt reverse and strut support, 1931, 8.9 cm. Signed Cartier, no. 2875. Estimate CHF60,000 – CHF80,000 ($68,252 - $91,003) Provenance: Christie's London, 12 December 2012, lot 336. Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2014

A nephrite snuff bottle, 1750-1830

A nephrite snuff bottle, 1750-1830. Photo Bonhams. Of compressed meiping form with a flat, everted lip, pinched neck and high oval foot rim, the body with a continuous band of archaistic motifs inspired by a taotie design from early bronze vessels, the stone with striations of russet and black. 2 3/8in (6cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€2,900 - 4,300) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com
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12 mars 2014

A nephrite snuff bottle, 1740-1840

A nephrite snuff bottle, 1740-1840. Photo Bonhams Of compressed form, with a flat, wide lip and an oval foot rim surrounding a flat foot, the interior well-hollowed, the stone of pebble material, with russet and chocolate inclusions. 2 ½in (6.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€2,900 - 4,300) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com
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08 mars 2014

A nephrite snuff bottle. Likely Palace Workshops, Beijing 1730-1780

A nephrite snuff bottle. Likely Palace Workshops, Beijing 1730-1780. Photo Bonhams. Of baluster form, very well hollowed, with a flat lip and shallowly recessed foot; carved in low relief with a repeating pattern of archaistic kui dragons, the surface with overall staining. 2 3/8in (6cm) high. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 9,000 (€4,300 - 6,500) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com
30 janvier 2014

Some nephrite, jade, jadeite jewelry in Christie's auctions.

  AN ART DECO NEPHRITE, LAPIS LAZULI AND DIAMOND VANITY CASE. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2007  The rectangular blue enamel case in-set with nephrite and a rectangular raised carved lapis lazuli plaque with collet-set and single-cut diamond accents, the terminals with openwork diamond detail, the diamond pushpiece opening to reveal a fitted mirror, two covered compartments and a lipstick holder, mounted in gold, circa 1930, 3¾ x 1¾ x 1 ins., with maker's mark Estimate $2,000 - $4,000. Price Realized $12,000  ... [Lire la suite]
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03 janvier 2014

A fine nephrite carving of a mythical beast, 17th-18th century

A fine nephrite carving of a mythical beast, 17th-18th century. Photo courtesy Bonhams. Powerfully rendered as a recumbent chilong biting on the ribbon of a tied scroll box, his horns, mane and tail finely rendered from the pale greenish white stone with elegant details captured by the russet skin. 4 1/4in (10.8cm) long. Sold for US$ 509,000 (€373,331)Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Gran, by DescentBonhams. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San Francisco, 17 Dec 2013 -www.bonhams.com
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03 janvier 2014

A fine nephrite rectangular plaque, 17th-18th century

  A fine nephrite rectangular plaque, 17th-18th century. Photo courtesy Bonhams.  The rectangular plaque carved and undercut with a stag and doe standing on a rocky promontory by stately gnarled boughs shading a tree peony, the mottled greenish white stone superbly carved in multiple layers and reversed by peaches and lingzhi growing on a riverbank. 3 1/2 x 3in (8.8 x 7.6cm). Sold for US$ 27,500 (€20,170) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Gran, by Descent Bonhams. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San Francisco, 17 Dec... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2013

A rare Art Deco nephrite, agate, coral and enamel table clock, movement by Vacheron Constantin, case by Verger Frères, retailed

A rare Art Deco nephrite, agate, coral and enamel table clock, movement by Vacheron Constantin, case by Verger Frères, retailed by Boucheron, Paris. Photo Sotheby's The rectangular bluish-gray agate dial within nephrite supports, the rectangular base with black enamel chapters, red enameled hands and center of geometric design to the ribbed side panels with black enamel door to the back opening to winder and movement, all accented with cabochon coral studded detail, signed Boucheron, Paris, movement signed Vacheron... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2013

A jewelled coloured gold mounted nephrite handle by Carl Fabergé, St. Petersburg, inventory number: 3146

A jewelled coloured gold mounted nephrite handle  by Carl Fabergé, St. Petersburg, inventory number: 3146. Photo courtesy Wartsky the tau shaped handle cut from a single piece of nephrite, its gold mount enamelled with seven translucent red arches divided by columns of rose diamonds between reeded bands of green gold applied with red gold laurel leaves, the shaft of the handle mounted with finely chased yellow gold swags and festoons tied with red gold bands and suspended from two rose... [Lire la suite]
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