27 mars 2018

An extremely rare and superb jade ceremonial blade, yazhang, Shimao Culture, Shaanxi, Neolithic period

Lot 3020. An extremely rare and superb jade ceremonial blade, yazhang, Shimao Culture, Shaanxi, Neolithic period; 37.5 cm, 14 3/4  in. Estimate 1,600,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,320,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 with an elongated form flaring slightly towards the arched cutting edge with one subtly bevelled side, the opposite end flanked by angular projections and centred with a pierced aperture, each side finely incised with parallel lines, one with an additional incised... [Lire la suite]

02 novembre 2017

Two Antique Jade from the Sze Yuan Tang collection at Bonhams London

Lot 1. A rare and large mottled beige jade blade, yazhang, Neolithic period. 41.6cm (16 3/8in) long. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,400 - 5,700). Sold for £81,250 (€91,670). Photo: Bonhams. Carved as a thin rectangular blade with tapering sides, pierced with two apertures to one end flanked by a pair of notches to the edge, the stone of a mottled and creamy tone, fitted box. (2). Provenance: the Sze Yuan Tang collection, acquired in Hong Kong circa 1980s-1990s. Note: Compare a related brownish-olive... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2015

Importante Lame Cérémonielle en jade, yazhang, Période Néolithique - Début de la dynastie Shang, ca. 2000-1500 avant J.-C.

Lot 14. Importante Lame Cérémonielle en jade, yazhang, Période Néolithique - Début de la dynastie Shang, ca. 2000-1500 avant J.-C.:Long. 35 cm; 13 3/4  in. Estimation: 80,000 — 120,000 €. Lot vendu 339,000 EUR. Photo Sotheby's 2015. la longue hampe rectangulaire allant en s'évasant et se terminant en une extrémité fortement cintrée, la partie supérieure flanquée d'une série de crans de part et d'autre, rythmée de lignes horizontales gravées à la roue et percée au centre, la pierre d'un vert... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2014

A jade ceremonial blade (yazhang), Neolithic Period-Erlitou Culture

A jade ceremonial blade (yazhang), Neolithic Period-Erlitou Culture. Photo Sotheby's. the slightly flaring blade with an asymmetrically curved end with beveled edge, the tang broken, the opaque stone of black color. Length 6 7/8 in., 17.5 cm. Estimation 3,000 — 5,000 USD Provenance: Collection of Lionel Jacob.Drouot Left Bank Paris, 14th December 1979, lot 112.PROPERTY FROM THE SAM AND MYRNA MYERS COLLECTION Litterature: Filippo Salviati, Radiant Stones: Archaic Chinese Jades, Hong Kong, 2000, cat. no. 40. Sotheby's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2014

A jade ceremonial blade (yazhang), Neolithic Period-Erlitou Culture

A jade ceremonial blade (yazhang), Neolithic Period-Erlitou Culture. Photo Sotheby's. the thin blade with a raised rib down the center, flaring slightly towards the arched cutting edge, the base of the tang set with a pair of projections and drilled with a circular hole, the green jade with some calcification.Length 11 1/2 in., 29.3 cm. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 USD Provenance: Drouot Left Bank Paris, 14th December 1979, lot 108.PROPERTY FROM THE SAM AND MYRNA MYERS COLLECTION Litterature: Filippo Salviati, Radiant Stones:... [Lire la suite]