22 juillet 2020

A rare spinach green jade ‘peach’ vase, meiping, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 2853. A rare spinach green jade ‘peach’ vase, meiping, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  The vase is superbly carved on the exterior with a broad band of peach fruits and leaves borne on gnarled branches on the body. The shoulder is carved with four of the Bajixiang ‘Eight Buddhist Emblems’ enclosed within ruyi heads, separated by plantain... [Lire la suite]

29 juillet 2017

A pair of spinach green jade bowls, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 4315. A pair of spinach green jade bowls, Late Qing dynasty, 7 7/8 in. (19.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 81,250 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Each bowl is thinly carved with rounded sides rising to an everted rim, raised on a slightly splayed cylindrical foot, the softly polished stone of dark green tone mottled with milky-white streaks and darker inclusions. (2)   Provenance: Sold at Christie's New York, 2 December 1989, lot 236.   ... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2017

A spinach green jade lotus leaf-form libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3268. A spinach green jade lotus leaf-form libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century, 7 in. (18 cm.) long, box. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 1,000,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The cup is carved in imitation of a rhinoceros horn libation cup as a lotus leaf with undulating edges borne atop craggy rock that forms the base, from which also rise entwined stems of budding lotus blossoms. The exterior is further carved and pierced in high relief with a lotus pond scene;... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2016

Celadon white jade table screen on spinach green base, Qing Dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century

Lot 123. Celadon white jade table screen on spinach green base, Qing Dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century. Estimate 15 000 € / 18 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers finely carved plaque depicting landscape with mountains, figures and pagoda; on the other side engraved gilt decoration depicting landscape with mountains. Base with carved decoration. 25x18 cm (screen), 35x21,5 cm (total) VERITAS ART AUCTIONEERS, LISBOA. Antiquités, Objets d'Art, Argenterie & Bijoux (Partie 1), le 17 Mai... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2014

A pair of spinach green jade screens for a scholarly table, 19th century

A pair of spinach green jade screens for a scholarly table, 19th century. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions each thick plaque deeply carved with scholars engaging in leisurely pursuits and banner carrying attendants amid a lush mountainous landscapes dotted with pine and paulownia trees, the reverse with floral shrubs accompanied by a gilded inscription commemorating the birthday of the Qianlong Emperor (AD 1736-1795), the stone of deep, rich green colour with some sparse fine black... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2014

A well carved spinach green chilong seal, China, marked huang senqi yin, Qing dynasty

A well carved spinach green chilong seal, China, marked huang senqi yin, Qing dynasty. Photo Nagel hardwood stand with gold imprint of the seal and inlaid golds plinth with signature shi kaiwen - Minor wear. 3,5x3,8cm Siegel. Estimate 6 000 - 10 000 €. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst". 8.5.2014 - http://www.auction.de/

16 février 2013

An exceptional large and impressive spinach green jade bowl, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

An exceptional large and impressive spinach green jade bowl, China, Qing-dynasty (1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Carved spinach green jade of a superb colour with dramatic black veining. Oval quatrefoil shape on 4 claw feet with lion heads and thickened rim. 46,5 x 32 cm, weight 12,5 kg. Estimation : 8 000 € Provenance.: Rare Chinese Bronzes and Works of Art from an important private collection in France (Lot 700 - 721).The following group of bronzes, ceramics and jade objects are part of an old noble... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2012

Sotheby's London presents an exemplary selection of fine Chinese ceramics & works of art

A rare underglaze blue polychrome enamelled 'magpie and prunus' moonflask Qianlong seal mark and period. Estimate: 300,000-500,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London will present for sale an exceptional range of over 400 Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on Wednesday, 7th November 2012. The auction will include an exemplary selection of important Chinese ceramics, jades, metalwork, furniture and scholar’s objects dating from the Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD) to Republican China (began 1912) - displaying the wide... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2012

Asian Art Week @ Christie's London, 15-18 may

Christie’s Asian Art sales in New York this March realised $69 million, demonstrating Christie’s continuing preeminence in this field across all Asian Art categories. This summer, Christie’s London Asian Art Week will run from 15 - 18 May 2012, featuring a stellar array of works which further exemplify excellent provenance, rarity and beauty, with many highlights offered from important private collections. The sales include: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 15 May at King Street; and at South... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2011

A spinach green jade 'chrysanthemum' dish, 18th/19th century

A spinach green jade 'chrysanthemum' dish. 18th-19th century. Photo Bonhams Crisply and thinly carved from translucent green stone in the Mughal style with five rows of slender petals radiating from the central roundel with stylised seed heads, the underside also worked with petals with one row forming a thin foot. 29cm (11 3/8in) diam. Estimate: £12,000 - 15,000, CNY 120,000 - 150,000, HK$ 140,000 - 180,000  For a very similar dish, see The Complete Collection of the Treasures of the Palace Museum, Jadeware (III), Hong... [Lire la suite]