Fri, 30th Sep 2022 10:00

DAY 2 - TWO-DAY AUCTION - Fine Chinese Art / 中國藝術集珍 / Buddhism & Hinduism

 
  Lot 314
 

314

A PINK TOURMALINE ‘PEACH AND BAT’ PENDANT, 19TH CENTURY
十九世紀粉紅碧璽福壽

Starting price
€1,500
Estimate
€3,000
 

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Lot details

China. The flattened pendant is delicately carved as a group of peaches growing upon a leafy stem, with a bat perched on the largest of the fruit. The pendant is pierced at the top and strung with seed pearls and a small jadeite bead of deep emerald and apple green tone with white inclusions. The translucent stone of an intense pink color with pale inclusions.

Provenance: London trade.
Condition: Good condition with some old wear, a small nick to one leaf, minor nibbling to exposed areas. The stone with natural inclusions and fissures, some of which may have developed into small hairline cracks over time.

Weight: 18.9 g
Dimensions: Length 4.4 cm (the tourmaline)

The subject of peaches and bats is very popular in art of the Qing period because it is imbued with auspicious connotations. As peaches denote longevity and bats signify happiness, imagery combining peaches and bats represent the blessing ‘may you possess both longevity and happiness’.

Auction result comparison:
Type: Near identical
Auction: Christie’s New York, 18 March 2016, lot 1704
Price: USD 12,500 or approx. EUR 14,500 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A pink tourmaline peach-form pendant, 19th century

Auction result comparison:
Type: Closely related
Auction: Christie’s Hong Kong, 26 November 2014, lot 3363
Price: HKD 350,000 or approx. EUR 55,500 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A pink tourmaline 'peach and bats' pendant, Late Qing dynasty



十九世紀粉紅碧璽福壽
中國。扁平的吊墜被精美地雕刻成樹枝樹葉間的桃子,一隻蝙蝠棲息在最大的桃子上。吊墜頂部穿孔,並串有珍珠和一顆深綠的小翡翠珠。深粉色半透明寶石,內含淺色內沁。

來源:倫敦古玩交易。
品相:狀況良好,有一些磨損,一片葉子上有一個小缺口,輕微的磕損。具有天然內沁和裂縫的石料,隨著時間的推移,其中一些可能已經發展成細小的裂縫。

重量:18.9 克
尺寸:碧璽長4.4 厘米

桃和蝙蝠組合的題材在清代藝術中很受歡迎,因為它象徵了吉祥。桃子寓意長壽,蝙蝠寓意幸福,桃子和蝙蝠相結合的意象代表著幸福長壽的祝福。

拍賣結果比較:
形制:Near identical
拍賣:紐約佳士得,2016年3月18日,lot 1704
價格:USD 12,500(相當於今日EUR 14,500
描述:清十九世紀粉紅碧璽「福壽雙全」珮

拍賣結果比較:
形制:非常相近
拍賣:香港佳士得,2014年11月26日,lot 3363
價格:HKD 350,000(相當於今日EUR 55,500
描述:清末粉紅碧璽「福壽雙全」珮

 
 

China. The flattened pendant is delicately carved as a group of peaches growing upon a leafy stem, with a bat perched on the largest of the fruit. The pendant is pierced at the top and strung with seed pearls and a small jadeite bead of deep emerald and apple green tone with white inclusions. The translucent stone of an intense pink color with pale inclusions.

Provenance: London trade.
Condition: Good condition with some old wear, a small nick to one leaf, minor nibbling to exposed areas. The stone with natural inclusions and fissures, some of which may have developed into small hairline cracks over time.

Weight: 18.9 g
Dimensions: Length 4.4 cm (the tourmaline)

The subject of peaches and bats is very popular in art of the Qing period because it is imbued with auspicious connotations. As peaches denote longevity and bats signify happiness, imagery combining peaches and bats represent the blessing ‘may you possess both longevity and happiness’.

Auction result comparison:
Type: Near identical
Auction: Christie’s New York, 18 March 2016, lot 1704
Price: USD 12,500 or approx. EUR 14,500 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A pink tourmaline peach-form pendant, 19th century

Auction result comparison:
Type: Closely related
Auction: Christie’s Hong Kong, 26 November 2014, lot 3363
Price: HKD 350,000 or approx. EUR 55,500 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A pink tourmaline 'peach and bats' pendant, Late Qing dynasty



十九世紀粉紅碧璽福壽
中國。扁平的吊墜被精美地雕刻成樹枝樹葉間的桃子,一隻蝙蝠棲息在最大的桃子上。吊墜頂部穿孔,並串有珍珠和一顆深綠的小翡翠珠。深粉色半透明寶石,內含淺色內沁。

來源:倫敦古玩交易。
品相:狀況良好,有一些磨損,一片葉子上有一個小缺口,輕微的磕損。具有天然內沁和裂縫的石料,隨著時間的推移,其中一些可能已經發展成細小的裂縫。

重量:18.9 克
尺寸:碧璽長4.4 厘米

桃和蝙蝠組合的題材在清代藝術中很受歡迎,因為它象徵了吉祥。桃子寓意長壽,蝙蝠寓意幸福,桃子和蝙蝠相結合的意象代表著幸福長壽的祝福。

拍賣結果比較:
形制:Near identical
拍賣:紐約佳士得,2016年3月18日,lot 1704
價格:USD 12,500(相當於今日EUR 14,500
描述:清十九世紀粉紅碧璽「福壽雙全」珮

拍賣結果比較:
形制:非常相近
拍賣:香港佳士得,2014年11月26日,lot 3363
價格:HKD 350,000(相當於今日EUR 55,500
描述:清末粉紅碧璽「福壽雙全」珮

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Extensively researched, the two-day auction features 151 named provenances. Highlights include important names in the industry, such as Linda Wrigglesworth, Susan Chen, Charlotte Horstmann, Hisazo Nagatani, Dr. Wou Kiuan, E & J Frankel, Robert Kleiner, Marchant & Son, Sam Bernstein, Sydney Moss, Hugh Moss, Roger Keverne, A & J Speelman, Hedda and Lutz Franz, the Bernheimer Collection, Leo Diamond, Acher Eskenasy, and Captain Charles Oswald Liddell. There are also more than 20 museum deaccensions from institutions around the world. 

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