22 mai 2022

A finely carved white jade 'tribute bearers' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 3624. A white jade 'dragon' alms bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795), later inscribed Qianlong nian zhi mark; h. 13.5 cm. Lot sold 2,646,000 HKD (Estimate : 2,000,000 - 4,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2nd December 1976, lot 731. Christie's Hong Kong, 29th April 2002, lot 557. Literature: Sotheby's Hong Kong – Twenty Years: 1973-1993, Hong Kong, 1993, pl. 512. ... [Lire la suite]

22 mai 2022

A white jade 'dragon' alms bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 3624. A white jade 'dragon' alms bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 16.3 cm. Lot sold 3,150,000 HKD (Estimate : 2,500,000 - 5,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Provenance: Christie's London, 7th June 1993, lot 152. Christie's Hong Kong, 30th April 2000, lot 602. Exhibited: A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 5. Note: This bowl is notable for the rich... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2022

A white jade barbed vase, Gu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3621. A white jade barbed vase, Gu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 22 cm. Lot sold 882,000 HKD (Estimate : 1,000,000 - 1,200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 29th April 1996, lot 698. Exhibited: A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 126. Note: Deceptively simple in its refined form and design, the present vase displays the technical... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2022

A superb white jade 'pine' flower receptacle, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

 Lot 3619. A superb white jade 'pine' flower receptacle, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 15.4 cm. Lot sold 2,520,000 HKD (Estimate : 2,500,000 - 4,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Exhibited: A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 9. Note: Carved from a lustrous white jade stone with attractive russet highlights, the present flower receptacle is... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2022

A finely carved white jade box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3616. A finely carved white jade box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 15.5 cm. Lot sold 1,890,000 HKD (Estimate : 2,000,000 - 4,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Exhibited: A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 108. Note: This charming box is exquisitely carved with a long-tailed bird among swaying millet sprays and lingzhi sprigs. The... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2022

A white jade seal, Qing dynasty, dated Jiaqing yichou, corresponding to 1805

Lot 29. A white jade seal, Qing dynasty, dated Jiaqing yichou, corresponding to 1805. Height 3⅛in., 7.9 cm. Lot sold: 15,120 USD (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD USD). © Sothebys. the seal face inscribed with six characters reading tianzecaiyinghou yin (seal of Tianzecaiyinghou), the sides with Jiaqing yichou (yichou year of Jiaqing) and Shen Jiemei jing (respectfully presented by Shen Jiemei), the top of the handle carved with a single... [Lire la suite]

26 mars 2022

A white jade 'dragon' seal, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

  Lot 19. A white jade 'dragon' seal, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Length 1¾ in., 4.5 cm. Lot sold: 27,720 USD (Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD). © Sothebys. the seal faces inscribed with Zhang Tianxiang yinTing Zuo. Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. Q.S.122.  Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022
05 décembre 2021

A small white jade 'archaistic' vase, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 221. A small white jade 'archaistic' vase, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795); 12.9cm (5 1/8in) high. Sold for HK$ 502,500 (€ 57,098) (Estimate HK$ 400,000 - 600,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of flattened form, the elongated ovoid body supported on a short foot and rising to a slender waisted neck and lipped rim, the neck flanked by a pair of opposing archaistic kui-dragons carved in openwork, the body carved in low relief with a taotie mask band below a band of... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2021

A white jade carving of chi-dragon seal finial, Yuan-Ming Dynasty

Lot 104. A white jade carving of chi-dragon seal finial, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644); 5.5cm (2 1/8in) long. Sold for HK$277,500 (Estimate HKD30,000 - 50,000/US$3,900 - 6,400). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Deftly carved in openwork as a crouching dragon depicted with bulging eyes, flaring nostrils and mouth agape revealing sharp fangs, with a single horn above a neatly combed mane sweeping back joining its bushy tail curled along its arched spine set with a loose ring, the semi-translucent stone of an even white... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2021

A white jade reticulated 'lotus and egrets' finial, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 2110. A white jade reticulated 'lotus and egrets' finial, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 5.8 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 81,900 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 1st-2nd October 1991, lot 1349. Sotheby's. Eclectic, Hong Kong, 14 July 2021