23 octobre 2022

A pale green jade double-handed cup, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 297. A pale green jade double-handed cup, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); 12.3cm (4 7/8in) wide. (2). Estimate 1 500 € - 2 000 €. Photo Fabrice Gousset. With twin horned dragon loop handles, the dragons' mouths biting the rim, carved in relief with neat rows of small circular bosses, the stone polished to a lustre, wood stand. Provenance: Robert Rousset, Paris (1901-1981)Jean-Pierre Rousset, Paris (1936-2021). Note: Compare with a similar two-handled cup, Ming dynasty, which was sold at Bonhams... [Lire la suite]

19 octobre 2022

A pale green jade cup, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 91. A pale green jade cup, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); 10.2cm (4in) wide. Estimate 2 000 € - 3 000 €. Sold for €20,400. Photo Fabrice Gousset. The vessel with a loop handle and thumb-rest to one side carved with foliate scrolls, the body with an upper register of archaistic dragons and lower register of taotie masks, set on a short foot.  Provenance: Robert Rousset, Paris (1901-1981)Jean-Pierre Rousset, Paris (1936-2021). Note: The present dish is a particularly fine example of its type... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2022

A pale green jade 'dragon' pendant, Eastern Zhou-Han dynasty

Lot 143. A pale green jade 'dragon' pendant, Eastern Zhou-Han dynasty. Length 6¾ in., 17.1 cm. Lot sold: 9,450 USD (Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 USD). © Sothebys.  Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. E.8.29.. Literature: Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum, Hong Kong, 2011, pl. 173. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2022

A large pale green jade archaistic phoenix-form archaistic (Guang), Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 82. A large pale green jade archaistic phoenix-form vessel (Guang), Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Height 9½ in., 24 cm. Lot sold: 277,200 USD (Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 USD). © Sothebys. Provenance: Maître Etienne Ader, Commissaire Priseur, Hôtel Drouot,Paris, 13th October 1969, lot 192.Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1969-present, coll. no. Q.9.8.   Literature: Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2022

A large and important imperially inscribed pale green jade 'luohan' boulder, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 24. A large and important imperially inscribed pale green jade 'luohan' boulder, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Height 12½in., 31.9 cm. Lot sold: 1,071,000 USD (Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 USD). © Sothebys. Provenance: Collection of Madame Austin. Maître Etienne Ader, Commissaire Priseur, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 12th March 1962, lot 105. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. M.7.16. ... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2022

A pale green jade censer and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

  Lot 16. A pale green jade censer and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Diameter 4 in., 10.2 cm. Lot sold: 81,900 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sothebys. the base carved with a five-character seal mark reading Leshoutang yuwan (imperial plaything from the Hall of Happiness and Longevity). Provenance: Christie's London, 19th October 1959, lot 139. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum,... [Lire la suite]

15 mars 2022

A pale green jade ornament, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period

Lot 34. A pale green jade ornament, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period. Length 1⅝ in., 4 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,048 USD. © Sothebys. wood stand. Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. E.3.16.  Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022
15 mars 2022

A pale green jade ceremonial blade (Ge), Shang dynasty

Lot 138. A pale green jade ceremonial blade (Ge), Shang dynasty. Length 3⅝ in., 9.2 cm. Estimate:4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,300 USD.  © Sothebys. Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. E.3.6. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022
05 décembre 2021

A superb pale green jade 'buffalo and young' group, 18th century

Lot 221. A superb pale green jade 'buffalo and young' group, 18th century; 12.5cm (4 7/8in) wide. Sold for HK$ 852,500 (€ 96,868) (Estimate HK$ 700,000 - 900,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Exquisitely carved in the round as a large water buffalo lying placidly on its stomach with four legs bent underneath and the head turned to the left towards a smaller buffalo, the gracefully curved horns flanking the flat forehead incised with a whorl of hair, the neck skilfully detailed with an undulating dewlap, the... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2021

A pale green jade 'north star' brush washer, 16th-17th century

Lot 232. A pale green jade 'north star' brush washer, 16th-17th century; 10.5cm (4 1/8in) long.. Sold for £ 22,750 (€ 27,106) (Est: £1,500 - £2,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of tapering square form, carved in openwork relief to one side with Kuixing, the Star Lord, forming the handle of the dipper, a scarf billowing about his body, the tapering square vessel divided by a central strap, the stone of pale green tone with faint mottled grey inclusions, set on a recessed square base. Note: Kuixing (魁星), sometimes... [Lire la suite]