31 mai 2019

A very rare pale green jade archaistic vessel and cover, yan, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 59. A very rare pale green jade archaistic vessel and cover, yan, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 19cm (7 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$250,000 - 350,000 (US$32,000 - 45,000). Sold for HK$ 525,625 (€ 60,100) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Unusually carved in the form of an archaic bronze ding raised on four straight feet flanked by a pair of upright loop handles, joined by a baluster vase atop set with a pair of S-shaped handles curving upwards, superbly carved on the four sides of the ding with a... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2019

A very fine and rare pale green jade 'lotus pod' scroll-weight, zhenzhi, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 22. A very fine and rare pale green jade 'lotus pod' scroll-weight, zhenzhi, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 2.1cm (4 3/4in) wide. Estimate HK$600,000 - 800,000 (US$77,000 - 100,000). Sold for HK$ 625,625 (€ 71,535) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Naturalistically modelled as a large lotus pod with eleven circular seeds delicately carved in relief, borne on bundled curling stems issuing a lotus flower and furled lotus leaves to the base and side of the pod, the softly polished stone of a greenish-white tone, wood... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2019

A superbly carved pale green jade 'water-buffalo and boy' group, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 41. A superbly carved pale green jade 'water-buffalo and boy' group, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 13.7cm (5 1/2in) long. Estimate HK$1,800,000 - 2,400,000 (US$230,000 - 310,000). Sold for HK$ 2,000,625 (€ 228,755) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The smoothly-polished stone exquisitely carved in the round as a recumbent buffalo with its head turned to the left gazing at a boy playfully clambering on its back, the boy supporting himself with one hand on the animal's back and the other holding... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2019

A pale green jade 'peach' ruyi-sceptre, 18th century

Lot 154. A pale green jade 'peach' ruyi-sceptre, 18th century; 42cm (16 1/2in) long. Estimate: HK$400,000 - HK$600,000. Sold for HK$ 1,250,625 (€ 142,376) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The sceptre with a ruyi-shaped head finely carved in low relief with a blossoming and fruiting branch of peach, bamboo leaves, and lingzhi in a basket above ruyi clouds, a bat flying over the top, the arched shaft further embellished with a brunch of peach over a bat the end, the stone of a... [Lire la suite]
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28 mai 2019

A rare and fine pale green jade 'dragon' vase, hu, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 158. A rare and fine pale green jade 'dragon' vase, hu, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 23.8cm (9 1/3in) high. Estimate: HK$400,000 - HK$600,000. Sold for HK$ 1,875,625 (€ 213,529) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Deftly carved rising from a countersunk foot to a slightly everted rim, carved in high-relief with a three-clawed dragon encircling the neck above a slender body with a band of archaistic taotie masks between two further bands of ridges, the stone of a pale green tone and with minor... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2019

A pale green jade ruyi scepter, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 574. A pale green jade ruyi scepter, Late Qing dynasty; 11 1/2in (29.2cm) long. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€ 18,000 - 27,000). Sold for US$ 25,075 (€ 22,094) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The head of the scepter carved in low relief with a leafy branch bearing two large peaches and blossoms with a bat hovering close by, surmounted by another bat carved in high relief with outstretched wings above wisps of clouds joining to the curved shaft, the rounded end pierced with a bull-nose perforation,... [Lire la suite]
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04 mars 2019

A rare Han-style pale green jade cylindrical cup, Song - Ming dynasty 

  Lot 136. A rare Han-style pale green jade cylindrical cup, Song - Ming dynasty. Height 3 3/8  in., 8.7 cm. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's the cylindrical vessel supported on three short crouching bear-form feet, set to one side with a circular loop handle with a sharply upswept spur, finely carved with an archaistic design of a dragon in pursuit of a phoenix reserved on a ground of raised bosses bordered by narrow bands of coiled C-scrolls at the base and foot, the... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2017

A rare pale green jade two-handled bowl, Probably Ottoman, 18th century

Lot 116. A rare pale green jade two-handled bowl, Probably Ottoman, 18th century; 18cm (7 1/8in) wide. Estimate HK$150,000 - 200,000 (US$19,000 - 26,000). Sold for HK$ 200,000 (€22,949). Photo: Bonhams. Exquisitely carved with thin translucent deep flaring sides, rising from a short spreading foot elaborately carved as a flowering blossom, the exterior decorated in low relief with shaped panels containing flowers, all between two borders of scrolling foliage, flanked by a pair of pierced elaborate flower handles, the... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2016

Best of d'art chinois chez Osenat, Arts d'Asie, le 18 Juin 2016

Lot 16. A pale green jade vase, 20th century. Estimation : 600 € / 900 €. Adjugé à 28 000 €. Photo Osenat Vase en jade vert clair sculpté de forme balustre quadrangulaire, les anses ajourées en forme de qilins , à motifs sur chaque face de masques de taoti, et de ruyis. 20ème siècle  Provenance : Collection particulière, Seine-et-Marne  Lot 44. Bronze circular incense burner, Western Zhou Dynasty, (1066 BC - 771 BC). Estimation : 8 000 € / 12 000 €. Adjugé à 26 000 €. Photo Osenat ... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2016

A rare pale green jade winged mythical beast, Six Dynasties Period or later

Lot 43, A rare pale green jade winged mythical beast, Six Dynasties Period or later. Estimate HK$ 150,000 - 200,000 (€17,000 - 23,000). Photo Bonhams. Carved in the form of a ram-like animal with a pair of curled horns and stylised wings on the sides, the stone of a pale green tone with pale brown-grey areas and russet inclusions. 10.3cm (4in) long  Note: From the Han dynasty onwards, jade carvings of mythical beasts attained a great sculptural quality and were typically executed with wings or other... [Lire la suite]