26 juin 2021

Top six Jade from Roger Keverne Ltd sold at Bonhams London, 7 June 2021

Lot 679. A rare archaistic white and russet jade vase, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 16.3cm (6 1/2in) high. Estimate £ 10,000 - £ 15,000. Sold for £ 50,250 (€ 58,464). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Crisply carved with four horizontal ribs around the body and neck, the body with a shallow-relief symmetrical design of C-scrollwork on both sides, the stone of white tone with minor cloudy-white and russet inclusions. Note: The luminous tone of the stone of the present piece is further accentuated by the archaistic... [Lire la suite]

21 janvier 2021

A spinach-green jade dragon alms bowl, Qing dynasty

Lot 126. A spinach-green jade dragon alms bowl, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 7in (17.8cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 2,500 - 3,500. Sold for US$ 20,312 (£ 14,806). Courtesy Bonhams. Of compressed globular form, with the deep rounded sides carved with a continuous design of a single striding dragon chasing a 'flaming pearl', amid lingzhi-shaped clouds, The foot carved as a swirling concentric wave, the stone of a deep-green tone with small black and russet inclusions. Provenance: Anunt Hengtrakul,... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2020

A rare spinach-green jade 'Laozi passing through the Hangu pass' double-sided circular screen, Early 19th century

Lot 55. A rare spinach-green jade 'Laozi passing through the Hangu pass' double-sided circular screen, Early 19th century; 21.5cm (8 1/2in) diam. Estimate HK$ 600,000-800,000. Sold for HK$ 1,036,000 (€ 123,180). Photo: Bonhams. Skilfully worked into a large circular plaque with varying levels of relief on both sides, the front side decorated with Laozi riding a buffalo flanked by a young attendant, greeted by Yinxi beside his attendant holding a plantain leaf fan, all within a landscape scene with... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2020

A spinach-green jade incense burner and cover, gui, 18th-19th century

Lot 39. A spinach-green jade incense burner and cover, gui, 18th-19th century; 16.4cm (6 1/2in) wide. Estimate HK$ 60,000-80,000. Sold for HK$ 125,000 (€ 14,933). Photo: Bonhams. The deep rounded body raised on a spreading foot, with a pair of archaic mythical beast mask handles on each side, intricately carved in shallow relief with taotie masks amidst ruyi scrolls, and six evenly-spaced short vertical flanges below the mouth rim, the domed cover with a further band... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2020

A rare spinach-green jade 'heavenly bird' jar, zun, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 39. A rare spinach-green jade 'heavenly bird' jar, zun, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820); 10.1cm (4in) wide. Estimate HK$ 250,000-400,000. Sold for HK$ 312,500 (€ 37,126). Courtesy Bonhams. Of globular form, the shoulders carved in relief with three evenly spaced heavenly birds, each with its talons perched on the flared hollow foot, the wings outstretched with finely incised details at the plumage, all above archaistic scrolls delicately worked in low relief, the stone of a rich spinach-green tone with... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2020

A rare and large spinach-green jade marriage bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3957. A rare and large spinach-green jade marriage bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 13 1/4 in. (34 cm.) across handles. Estimate 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price realised HKD 1,580,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   The bowl with an incurving rim is ornately carved in the interior in high relief with the Bajixiang, Eight Buddhist Emblems, surrounding a central leafy peony blossom amidst smaller scrolling peonies. The handles are carved as a pair of bats flanking... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2020

A spinach-green jade tripod incense burner and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3736. A spinach-green jade tripod incense burner and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 20.5 cm., 8 in. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 375,000 HKD (38,244 EUR). Photo Sotheby’s boldly carved with a deep rounded body rising to a narrow rounded shoulder and a galleried rim, all supported on three animal mask legs, the sides finely carved in low relief with two large archaistic taotie masks interrupted by raised vertical flanges,... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2020

A spinach-green jade quatrefoil box and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3467. A spinach-green jade quatrefoil box and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 3 1/8 in. (7.8 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The cover is carved in low relief with a central diamond surrounded by ruyi heads and stylised archaic designs.The sides of the box are similarly carved. The stone is of a rich tone with darker and paler flecks. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 26... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2020

A finely carved spinach-green jade marriage bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3685. A finely carved spinach-green jade marriage bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 32.1 cm., 12 3/4  in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,300,000 HKD (132,580 EUR). Photo Sotheby’s finely carved with rounded sides supported on four short scroll feet, rising to a tapered rim interrupted by a pair of handles carved and pierced in the form of stylised ruyi-petalled blooms stemming from elaborate foliate clusters, deftly carved... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2020

A spinach-green jade bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 59. A spinach-green jade bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 15.2cm., 6in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a galleried rim, flanked by a pair of mask handles, the exterior carved in shallow relief with a band of lotus lappets, the domed cover with matching decoration, the stone of an olive-green tone with black flecks. Provenance: Sotheby’s London, 2nd December 1997,... [Lire la suite]