Fri, 30th Sep 2022 10:00

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

 
  Lot 336
 

336

A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A RAM, QING DYNASTY
清代青玉帶皮玉羊

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€1,000
Estimate
€2,000
 

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Lot details

China, 17th-18th century. Carved in the round as a recumbent ram, the head turned backwards, its hind legs and tail elegantly stacked beside the body, the head flanked by two curved and ribbed horns and neatly incised with round eyes and brows. The translucent stone of a deep celadon tone with russet veins and shadings.

Provenance
: From the personal collection of Susan Chen, Hong Kong, and thence by descent in the family. Susan Chen (d. 2014) was a prominent Hong Kong collector and dealer during the 1980s and 1990s. A long-time member and supporter of the Oriental Ceramics Society, she created the Sze Yuan Tang and Feng Wentang Collections together with her husband Anthony Hardy. Her collections consisted of a wide range of objects, from modern paintings and calligraphies to bronzes, ancient ceramics, and jades, which the couple collected for more than 30 years. In 2016, Bonhams sold parts of the jade collection, which at the time was hailed as the most successful sale of the last decade in this category, reaching a total of HKD 178,000,000.
Condition: Excellent condition with some old wear. The stone with natural inclusions and fissures, some of which have developed into small hairline cracks over time. Some microscopic nicks here and there.

Weight: 99.6 g
Dimensions: Length 6.2 cm

Auction result comparison:
Type: Related
Auction: Sotheby’s New York, 15 September 2015, lot 134
Price: USD 12,500 or approx. EUR 15,000 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A pale celadon and russet jade ram, Qing dynasty

Auction result comparison:
Type: Related
Auction: Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 31 May 2017, lot 54
Price: HKD 325,000 or approx. EUR 44,000 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A celadon jade figure of a recumbent ram, Qing dynasty



清代青玉帶皮玉羊

中國,十七至十八世紀。圓雕臥羊,頭向後轉,後腿和尾巴在身旁,頭兩側有兩個彎曲羊角,圓眼和眉毛清晰刻畫。深青色的半透明玉石,帶有赤褐色的紋理和陰影。

來源:香港 Susan Chen私人收藏,在同一家族保存至今。Susan Chen (2014年逝世) 曾是上世紀八九十年代香港著名的收藏家和經銷商。作為東方陶瓷學會的會員和支持者,她與丈夫Anthony Hardy一起創辦了四元堂和奉文堂收藏。 她的收藏範圍廣泛,從現代書畫到青銅器、古代陶瓷和玉器,這對夫婦收藏了 30 多年。 2016年 年,邦瀚斯出售了部分玉器藏品,這在當時被譽為過去十年該類別中最成功的拍賣,總價達到178,000,000港幣。
品相:狀況良好,有一些磨損。具有天然内沁和裂縫的玉料,隨著時間的推移,其中一些已經發展成細小的裂縫。局部細微刻痕。

重量:99.6 克
尺寸:長6.2 厘米

拍賣結果比較:
形制:相近
拍賣:紐約蘇富比,2015年9月15日,lot 134
價格:USD 12,500(相當於今日EUR 15,000
描述:清代青玉留皮玉羊

拍賣結果比較:
形制:相近
拍賣:香港蘇富比,2017年5月31日,lot 54
價格:HKD 325,000(相當於今日EUR 44,000
描述:清代青玉臥羊

 
 

China, 17th-18th century. Carved in the round as a recumbent ram, the head turned backwards, its hind legs and tail elegantly stacked beside the body, the head flanked by two curved and ribbed horns and neatly incised with round eyes and brows. The translucent stone of a deep celadon tone with russet veins and shadings.

Provenance
: From the personal collection of Susan Chen, Hong Kong, and thence by descent in the family. Susan Chen (d. 2014) was a prominent Hong Kong collector and dealer during the 1980s and 1990s. A long-time member and supporter of the Oriental Ceramics Society, she created the Sze Yuan Tang and Feng Wentang Collections together with her husband Anthony Hardy. Her collections consisted of a wide range of objects, from modern paintings and calligraphies to bronzes, ancient ceramics, and jades, which the couple collected for more than 30 years. In 2016, Bonhams sold parts of the jade collection, which at the time was hailed as the most successful sale of the last decade in this category, reaching a total of HKD 178,000,000.
Condition: Excellent condition with some old wear. The stone with natural inclusions and fissures, some of which have developed into small hairline cracks over time. Some microscopic nicks here and there.

Weight: 99.6 g
Dimensions: Length 6.2 cm

Auction result comparison:
Type: Related
Auction: Sotheby’s New York, 15 September 2015, lot 134
Price: USD 12,500 or approx. EUR 15,000 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A pale celadon and russet jade ram, Qing dynasty

Auction result comparison:
Type: Related
Auction: Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 31 May 2017, lot 54
Price: HKD 325,000 or approx. EUR 44,000 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A celadon jade figure of a recumbent ram, Qing dynasty



清代青玉帶皮玉羊

中國,十七至十八世紀。圓雕臥羊,頭向後轉,後腿和尾巴在身旁,頭兩側有兩個彎曲羊角,圓眼和眉毛清晰刻畫。深青色的半透明玉石,帶有赤褐色的紋理和陰影。

來源:香港 Susan Chen私人收藏,在同一家族保存至今。Susan Chen (2014年逝世) 曾是上世紀八九十年代香港著名的收藏家和經銷商。作為東方陶瓷學會的會員和支持者,她與丈夫Anthony Hardy一起創辦了四元堂和奉文堂收藏。 她的收藏範圍廣泛,從現代書畫到青銅器、古代陶瓷和玉器,這對夫婦收藏了 30 多年。 2016年 年,邦瀚斯出售了部分玉器藏品,這在當時被譽為過去十年該類別中最成功的拍賣,總價達到178,000,000港幣。
品相:狀況良好,有一些磨損。具有天然内沁和裂縫的玉料,隨著時間的推移,其中一些已經發展成細小的裂縫。局部細微刻痕。

重量:99.6 克
尺寸:長6.2 厘米

拍賣結果比較:
形制:相近
拍賣:紐約蘇富比,2015年9月15日,lot 134
價格:USD 12,500(相當於今日EUR 15,000
描述:清代青玉留皮玉羊

拍賣結果比較:
形制:相近
拍賣:香港蘇富比,2017年5月31日,lot 54
價格:HKD 325,000(相當於今日EUR 44,000
描述:清代青玉臥羊

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