02 mars 2019

A finely carved spinach-green jade brush pot, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 822. A finely carved spinach-green jade brush pot, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) diam. Estimate: US$200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 591,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Intricately carved around the sides with a continuous mountainous landscape, the rocks and trees framing various vignettes, including a scholar accompanied by an attendant carrying a peach branch standing at the base of stairs leading up to a pavilion on a terrace above; a scholar and an attendant... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2019

A spinach-green jade circular table screen and a cloisonné enamel stand, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 821. A spinach-green jade circular table screen and a cloisonné enamel stand, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 10 ¼ in. diam., 16 ½ in. high including the cloisonné enamel stand. Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000. Price realised USD 519,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each side well carved with a scene of a deer and a pavilion in a mountainous setting of rockface and trees, the stone of rich spinach-green color. Provenance: The Irving Collection, no. 331, prior... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2018

Rare imperial vase leads Bonhams Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale

Rare Imperial Ming-style underglaze-blue and copper-red vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795) sold for HK$23,500,000 (US$3,003,514). Photo: Bonhams. HONG KONG.- Bonhams Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art department presented a tightly curated collection across two sales including its bi-annual Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale followed by a single-owner collection of Chinese jades from The Durwin Tang Collection. Taking place on 27 November, the combined total of both sales achieved HK$73,550,000... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2018

A spinach-green jade archaistic ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 137. A spinach-green jade archaistic ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 45.3 cm, 17 7/8  in. Estimate: 400,000 — 600,000 HKD (50,960 - 76,440 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the long arched shaft carved in low relief with a pair of addorsed archaistic birds framed above and below by stylised C and S-scrolls, ruyi heads, pommel, ropetwist motif, animal masks and square scrolls, terminating in a ruyi head similarly decorated with archaistic scrolls, the... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2018

A set of three spinach-green jade seals, late Qing dynasty

   Lot 956. A set of three spinach-green jade seals, late Qing dynasty. The two square seals 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high; the rectangular seal 2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 112,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Each seal is finely carved with a forward-facing, crouching dragon guarding a flaming pearl amidst clouds. The seal faces reads Yichuntang (Hall of Ever-present Spring), bi er jian gu (may you have blessings and wealth), and wei... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2018

A very rare Imperial spinach-green jade seal, 18th-19th century

  Lot 21. A very rare Imperial spinach-green jade seal, 18th-19th century; 7cm (2 3/4in) square. Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 800,000 (€ 55,000 - 88,000). Sold for HK$ 1,750,000 (€ 191,562) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Of trapezoidal form, carved in high relief with an adult chi-dragon glancing at two young clambering atop the sides, the underside crisply carved in relief with the four-character seal mark reading Su qin wang bao 肅親王寶, the stone of rich sea-green tone with darker... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2018

An important imperial spinach-green jade book-set, Qianlong period (1736–1795)

Lot 1025. An important imperial spinach-green jade book-set, Qianlong period (1736–1795); 4 3/8 x 7 ¼ in. (11.2 x 18.3 cm.), each plaque. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 396,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The book comprises eight rectangular plaques, beginning with the cover incised and painted in two tones of gilt with the nine-character title, yu zhi shi quan lao ren zhi bao shuo between a pair of descending dragons above waves, the reverse and continuing... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2017

A spinach-green jade archaistic incense burner and cover, gui, Qianlong-Jiaqing period

Lot 105. A spinach-green jade archaistic incense burner and cover, gui, Qianlong-Jiaqing period; 14.2cm (5 5/8in) wide (3). Estimate HK$80,000 - 120,000 (US$10,000 - 15,000). Sold for HK$ 375,000 (€43,030). Photo: Bonhams. Carved around the sides with confronted archaistic dragons, flanked by a pair of handles in the form of chi dragons clambering through horizontal loops, raised on a splayed foot encircled by pendent petals, with a key-fret border around the rim and foot ring, the domed... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2016

A rare spinach-green jade alms bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 26. A rare spinach-green jade alms bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides deftly carved in various levels of relief with five dragons and three chilong, writhing amongst scrolling clouds, the stone of a mottled deep-green tone with black and russet-tinged inclusions skillfully incorporated into the carving, gilt-bronze stand. Quantité: 2 - 18.5 cm, 7 1/4  in.   Notes: This alms... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2016

A fine and rare spinach-green jade brushpot, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 17. A fine and rare spinach-green jade brushpot, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of cylindrical form raised on three ogee-bracket feet, the exterior deftly carved in various levels of relief with scholars engaged in various leisurely pursuits, including one painting at a table within a retreat, others resting in a forest of pine and paulownia trees, further scholars on a rocky outcrop beside a river and some... [Lire la suite]