23 mars 2010

Ming dynasty jade @ Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 23 Mar 2010, New York

A rare and large celadon jade water buffalo. Late Ming / early Qing dynasty. carved recumbent with legs tucked beneath the body, the head raised and turned to the side with round bulging eyes and long powerful curved horns, the stone of pale celadon tone with grayish-brown inclusions - width 9 5/8 in., 24.5 cm. Est. 100,000—150,000 USD. Lot Sold 104,500 USD PROVENANCE: The Henry and Sula Walton Collection of Asian Ceramics and Works of Art. NOTE: The present piece is notable for its sensitive rendering, with the rich... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2009

A Large Grey Jade Buffalo And A Massive Imperial Khotan-Green Jade Seal Lead Sotheby’s London Fine Chinese Ceramics & W.O.A

A Massive Imperial Khotan-Green Jade Seal, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period. Est. £400,000-600,000. Photo Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby's London biannual sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, which will take place on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 will present over 250 lots, comprising an important range of sculpture, ceramics and works of art in the wide variety of styles and media for which Chinese works of art are renowned. Robert Bradlow, Head of Sotheby’s Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Department, London, said: “In the... [Lire la suite]