17 avril 2011

A fine and rare inscribed carved White and Russet Jade Boulder. Mark and period of Qianlong, dated to 1764

A fine and rare inscribed carved White and Russet Jade Boulder. Mark and period of Qianlong, dated to 1764.  Photo Sotheby's finely and deeply carved to the front face depicting Guanyin seated on a rockwork pedestal, wearing loosely draped robes, an attendant standing behind her holding a vase containing a single willow branch, with a boy kneeling towards her in a position of deference, amid bamboo trees, with swelling waves crashing against the rocks below, a magpie perched above, round and smooth the reverse side... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2010

A yellow jade boulder. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A yellow jade boulder. Qing dynasty, 18th century. photo Sotheby's carved in the form of a circular disc representing the sun rising above the undulated waves carved in high relief on both sides, a five-clawed dragon ascending from below towards the swirling clouds, the stone of pale yellow tone with russet mottling, fitted stand - 13.4 cm., 5 1/4 in. Est. 600,000—800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,280,000 HKD NOTE: The present piece is remarkable for its skilful manipulation of the original shape and natural inclusions of the stone... [Lire la suite]
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