16 novembre 2020

Masterpieces of Ancient Chinese Jades: The Ju-yi Scholarʼs Studio Collection sold at China Guardian 2020 Autumn Auctions

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23 août 2019

A rare archaic calcified jade ceremonial blade (zhang), Neolithic Period - Shang Dynasty (circa 6500-1046 BCE)

Lot 243. A rare archaic calcified jade ceremonial blade (zhang), Neolithic Period - Shang Dynasty (circa 6500-1046 BCE). Length 11 5/8  in., 29.5 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of elongated form flaring slightly toward the incurred cutting edge, the handle pierced with an aperture and flanked by two projections, one with a small tooth set above, the stone of an opaque beige color with a blackish-brown dressing patinating the surface. ... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2016

From the Lands of Asia: A world premiere at Pointe-à-Callière

MONTREAL.- In a world premiere, From the Lands of Asia. The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection is being featured at Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Archaeology and History Complex from November 17, 2016 to March 19, 2017. Some 450 exceptional objects offer an uncommon perspective of the vast sweep of East Asian history.  Part of a larger collection of some 5,000 works of Asian art, including one of the world’s most extensive private collections of ancient jade, the exhibition also includes a selection of pieces from... [Lire la suite]