17 avril 2019

A Russet Jade 'Dragon' Pendant, Late Shang – early Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 3413. A Russet Jade 'Dragon' Pendant, Late Shang – early Western Zhou dynasty; 7 cm, 2 3/4  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD (48,304 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's  the flat stone cut and worked in the form of a stylised dragon in profile, its body incised with square scrolls terminating in a curled tail, the head turned to one side and detailed with almond-shaped eyes, scrolled horns and an upturned snout, perforated with a small aperture, the stone of... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2017

A small russet jade disc, huan, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 2735. A small russet jade disc, huan, Song dynasty (960-1279), 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 10,321 - USD 19,351). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The circular disc is pierced with a central aperture and carved to each side with a narrow band of varied comma spirals. Christie's. Adorning the Kings - A Private Collection of Archaic Jade Ornaments; 31 May 2017, Convention Hall 
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25 mars 2017

A russet jade carving of a horse, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1. A russet jade carving of a horse, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). EstimateHKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,345 - USD 15,518) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The stone is boldly carved in the form of a recumbent horse, the material is of a pale caramel tone suffused with russet inclusions. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.) long Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong
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29 novembre 2016

A superbly carved russet jade figure of a recumbent mythical beast, Ming dynasty or earlier

Lot 38. A superbly carved russet jade figure of a recumbent mythical beast, Ming dynasty or earlier. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. rendered crouching with its head turned slightly to the left, the beast detailed with bulging eyes and powerful claws, the softly polished stone of a yellowish-green colour with patches of dark brown - 8 cm, 3 1/4  in. Notes: The development of sculptures of mythical creatures occurred during the Han dynasty when they began to appear in... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2016

A small russet jade ring, huan, Song dynasty or earlier

Lot 20. A small russet jade ring, huan, Song dynasty or earlier. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,947 - USD 19,420). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The circular disc is pierced with a central circle and decorated similarly on each side with a band of facetted bosses within a hexagonal grid. 21/2 in. (6.5 cm.) diam. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
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21 novembre 2011

A celadon and russet jade seal. 17th century

A celadon and russet jade seal. 17th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd, 2011 Of square form, surmounted by a mythical beast standing four-square, looking forwards with a lively gaze and alert tail, incised detail to the face, body and tail; 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) wide, woodstand. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000. Price Realized £16,250 Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2011; London, King Street www.christies.com
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