22 février 2019

Han dynasty Jade sold at Christie'sNewYork, 17 september 2018

Lot 342. Two greenish-white and russet jade scabbard slides, Han dynasty, 2nd-1st century BC; 2 15/16 and 2 3/8 in. (7.4 and 6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008  Both rectangular slides boldly carved on the curved top utilizing the russet natural markings in the stone, one slide carved with a small chilong biting the tail of a largerchilong with feline head confronting a smaller chilong with a dragon's... [Lire la suite]

15 mars 2016

An exceptionally rare pale grey jade huang, Western Zhou dynasty, 9th-8th century BC

Lot 910, An exceptionally rare pale grey jade huang, Western Zhou dynasty, 9th-8th century BC. Estimate USD 60,000 ~ 80,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The thick pendant is well carved as a composite animal, with the head of a horned dragon, its long mane finely incised with hair markings below the upper edge above the wings and talons of a bird. It is pierced for suspension at each end with a small bi-conical hole. The stone is semi-translucent and of pale grey color with some dark brown markings or areas... [Lire la suite]