20 avril 2021

A Liangzhu-style jade pendant, Neolithic period or later

Lot 190. A Liangzhu-style jade pendant, Neolithic period or later. Length 2 ¾ in., 7 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 10,080 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the curved tapering body finely carved to one side with a stylized face mask on top of a mythical beast design, the opaque stone of russet tone with gray and white patches. Provenance: Acquired from a private collection, New York, 1995. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 17 march 2021
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21 octobre 2020

Two green jade pendants, Hongshan culture (circa 4000-3000 BC)

Lot 216. Two green jade pendants, Hongshan culture (circa 4000-3000 BC); The Larger: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) long, box (2. Estimate 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 52,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020. The Juyi Studio Collection. Provenance: E Yuan Tang Chinese Art, Taipei, acquired in 1985. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
21 octobre 2020

A celadon jade pendant, huang, Neolithic period (circa 6500-1700 BC)

Lot 208. A celadon jade pendant, huang, Neolithic period (circa 6500-1700 BC); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam., box. Estimate 40,000 - HKD 60,000. Price realised HKD 50,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020. The Juyi Studio Collection. Provenance: E Yuan Tang Chinese Art, Taipei, acquired in 1985. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
29 avril 2020

A calcified grey jade pendant, huang, Warring States Period-Han Dynasty (475 BC–220 AD)

Lot 11. A calcified grey jade pendant, huang, Warring States Period-Han Dynasty (475 BC–220 AD); 17.4cm (6 7/8in) wide. Estimate HK$ 150,000-200,000. Sold for HK$ 812,500 (€ 96,380). Photo: Bonhams. The flat arc-shaped pendant terminating at both ends with a stylised dragon head, carved with spiral bosses in low relief on both sides, with a small circular aperture drilled at the centre, the stone of varying grey tones with large areas of chalky white. Note: Large double-headed... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2019

A rare beigeish-yellow jade pendant, Late Spring and Autumn period, 6th-5th century BC

Lot 829. A rare beigeish-yellow jade pendant, Late Spring and Autumn period, 6th-5th century BC; 1 7/8 in. (5 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The slightly curved pendant of rectangular shape is carved on top with small dragons reserved on an incised line ground, and is pierced at each end. The semi-translucent jade is of yellowish-beige color.  Provenance: A. W. Bahr and E. H. Bahr Collection, 1963.Arthur... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2019

A yellow jade pendant, Huang, Western Zhou dynasty (1046-771 BCE)

Lot 3404. A yellow jade pendant, Huang, Western Zhou dynasty (1046-771 BCE); 10.9 cm, 4 1/4  in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,125,000 HKD (144,911 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the thin arc-shaped pendant superbly worked with flaring ends, each side depicted in low relief with intertwining dragons and outlined with double-line incisions, each horned mythical beast portrayed with slanting eyes and an open mouth baring its fangs, the sinuous bodies rendered in... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2018

d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b

Nef, Augsburg, 1613-1615. Silversmith: Heinrich Winterstein. Silver and silver-gilt. H 37.5 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b. Virgin and child, Antwerp, circa 1704. Silversmith: Josephus I Hennequin. Silver, boxwood and ebony, H 34 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b. Pendant, Portugal, last third of 18th century. Gold and rose cut diamonds. H 9 cm. © d’Arschot & Cie at BRAFA 2019, Stand 42b. La galerie ouverte... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2018

A white jade pendant, 18th century

Lot 954. A white jade pendant, 18th century; 3 ¼ in. (8.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 237,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The shaped rectangular pendant is carved at the top with ruyi clouds, and on one side with a four-character inscription, changyi zisun (peace and prosperity for all sons and grandsons), and on the reverse with a poem preceded by yuzhi (imperially made) and the title of the poem, The semi-translucent stone... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2018

Two jadeite pendants, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 3158. Two jadeite pendants, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). The largest: 2 in. (5 cm). Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd One pendant is carved and pierced as two interlocking cats which are highlighted by the translucent white and pale green parts of the stone. The other pendants is carved as two peaches with two bats amidst lingzhi and leaves. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 30 May 2018
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31 mai 2018

A jadeite pendant

Lot 3163. A jadeite pendant; 2 in. (5 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 2,740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The pendant is in the form of a pea pod and carved with a branch of lingzhi to one end. The stone is of a brigh apple-green tone with a glossy finish. A gemmological certificate from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited confirms the present lot is natural green jadeite. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
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