23 octobre 2010

A fine openwork and relief carved jade vase with cover. China, 18th-19th century.

A fine openwork and relief carved jade vase with cover. China, 18th-19th century. photo courtesy Nagel baluster shaped body of pale green jade, the vase decorated with dragon-horse (longma) and phoenix among poeny sprays, the cover with lion shaped knob. H. 25,3 (o.S.) - Estimate € 35 000 / 40 000 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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30 mai 2009

A pale green jade inscribed snuff bottle, mid Qing dynasty

A pale green jade inscribed snuff bottle, mid Qing dynasty Of flattened rounded form, tapering from the narrow foot and rising gently at the shoulders, the pale green stone with white striations, skilfully worked and incised on one side with a branch of blossoming flowers extending round to the other side on which is inscribed a five column inscription in clerical script, stopper. 6.3cm (2½in) high. (2). Sold for HK$38,400 Note: A related jade snuff bottle from the J & J Collection, with a clerical inscription... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2009

A pale green jade and wood table screen, 17th/18th century

A pale green jade and wood table screen, 17th/18th century The large oval openwork jade plaque finely carved with a full-face dragon grasping the flaming pearl amidst a dense foliate scroll with lotus blossoms, the stone of pale green tone with minor inclusions, inset within a wood screen carved with four bats amidst cloud scrolls above a panel with two stylised dragons flanking an agate stone. The jade plaque 15cm (5¾in) wide, overall 30.7cm (12in) high.. Sold for £9,000 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2009

A pale green jade 'dragon' vase and cover, Kangxi

A pale green jade 'dragon' vase and cover, Kangxi Finely carved with a well hollowed ovoid vase surmounted by an oval domed cover with a chilong finial, flanked by a ferocious dragon rising from the crashing waves and cloud scrolls and by a chilong dragon, all raised on crested waves spiralling to a whirlpool at the underside, the stone of an even pale green tone with minor pale russet inclusions and a russet streak, wood stand. 12.7cm (5in) wide. (3). Sold for £6,000 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2009

A very fine pale green jade mountain carved with Shoulao, 17th/18th century

A very fine pale green jade mountain carved with Shoulao, 17th/18th century The impressive stone skillfully carved with a young acolyte bowing down in reverence, offering a tray laid with the Three Abundances, peach, pomegranate and finger citron, to Shoulao, God of Longevity, standing before a spotted deer, the Immortal holding in his right hand a gnarled staff with a scroll tied at its end and supporting a ruyi sceptre in his left hand, his head carved with a prominent cranium and incised beard, wearing long... [Lire la suite]