Fri, 15th Oct 2021 10:00

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

 
  Lot 72
 

72

A GRAY AND WHITE JADE CARVING OF A PHOENIX, SHIJIAHE CULTURE OR LATER
石家河文化或更晚灰白玉鳳形珮

China, 2200-1600 BC. The curved and flattened plaque or pendant carved in the form of a phoenix with a crest pierced in several places, round bulging eyes, neatly incised wings, and furcated tail. The translucent stone of blackish-gray and white tones with patches of cream and brown.

Provenance: The Private Collection of Irene and Wolfgang Zacke. The couple has been active in the art trade for well over half a century and were one of the first in Austria to offer Asian works of art for sale, starting in 1968. Since the late 1980s, they have been collecting ancient Chinese jades, building an extensive collection over the decades.
Published: 4000 Years of Chinese Archaic Jades, Prof. Filippo Salviati, 2017, page 40, no. 45.
Condition: Excellent condition with old wear and some signs of weathering and erosion, tiny nicks and losses here and there. Some microscopic fissures, inherent to the material.

Weight: 22.5 g
Dimensions: Length 9.2 cm

Auction result comparison: Compare a related jade tiger, dated post-Shijiahe culture (c. 2100-1600 BC), of similarly curved and flattened form, but with less elaborate incision work, at Christie’s Hong Kong, in Chinese Archaic Jades from the Yangdetang Collection, on 29 November 2017, lot 2723, sold for HKD 1,250,000. Compare also a related but later jade pendant depicting a crested mythical bird, dated to the Shang dynasty, at Christie’s Hong Kong, in The Chang Wei-Hwa Collection of Archaic Jades, on 30 November 2020, lot 2719, sold for HKD 562,500.

石家河文化或更晚灰白玉鳳形珮
中國,公元前2200至1600年。彎曲而扁平的玉牌或挂件,雕刻成鳳鳥形,頭頂羽狀冠飾,圓凸的眼睛,展翅卷尾,鳳身兩面均有細刻劃線條作輔助裝飾。黑灰色和白色色調的半透明石料,帶有乳白色玉沁。

來源:Irene 與Wolfgang Zacke收藏。這對夫妻一直活躍於藝術品行業已有半個多世紀,自1968年起他們開始在奧地利經營亞洲藝術品,是最早的商人之一。自1980年代後期以來,他們一直在收集中國古玉,數十年來建立了一個大規模的收藏。

出版: 4000 Years of Chinese Archaic Jades 中國古玉4000年, Prof. Filippo Salviati, 2017, page 40, no. 45.
品相:品相極好,有舊磨損和一些風化和侵蝕的跡象,到處都是微小的划痕和缺損,玉料固有的一些微觀裂縫。

重量:22.5 克
尺寸:長 9.2 厘米

拍賣結果比較:一件玉虎,後石家河文化,相似曲綫和展翅形狀,但雕工沒有那麽精細,見香港佳士得 Chinese Archaic Jades from the Yangdetang Collection 2017年11月29日 lot 2723, 售價HKD 1,250,000. 一件商代鳳頭神鳥玉珮見香港佳士得 The Chang Wei-Hwa Collection of Archaic Jades 2020年11月30日 lot 2719, 售價HKD 562,500。

Sold for €9,480

including Buyer's Premium


 

China, 2200-1600 BC. The curved and flattened plaque or pendant carved in the form of a phoenix with a crest pierced in several places, round bulging eyes, neatly incised wings, and furcated tail. The translucent stone of blackish-gray and white tones with patches of cream and brown.

Provenance: The Private Collection of Irene and Wolfgang Zacke. The couple has been active in the art trade for well over half a century and were one of the first in Austria to offer Asian works of art for sale, starting in 1968. Since the late 1980s, they have been collecting ancient Chinese jades, building an extensive collection over the decades.
Published: 4000 Years of Chinese Archaic Jades, Prof. Filippo Salviati, 2017, page 40, no. 45.
Condition: Excellent condition with old wear and some signs of weathering and erosion, tiny nicks and losses here and there. Some microscopic fissures, inherent to the material.

Weight: 22.5 g
Dimensions: Length 9.2 cm

Auction result comparison: Compare a related jade tiger, dated post-Shijiahe culture (c. 2100-1600 BC), of similarly curved and flattened form, but with less elaborate incision work, at Christie’s Hong Kong, in Chinese Archaic Jades from the Yangdetang Collection, on 29 November 2017, lot 2723, sold for HKD 1,250,000. Compare also a related but later jade pendant depicting a crested mythical bird, dated to the Shang dynasty, at Christie’s Hong Kong, in The Chang Wei-Hwa Collection of Archaic Jades, on 30 November 2020, lot 2719, sold for HKD 562,500.

石家河文化或更晚灰白玉鳳形珮
中國,公元前2200至1600年。彎曲而扁平的玉牌或挂件,雕刻成鳳鳥形,頭頂羽狀冠飾,圓凸的眼睛,展翅卷尾,鳳身兩面均有細刻劃線條作輔助裝飾。黑灰色和白色色調的半透明石料,帶有乳白色玉沁。

來源:Irene 與Wolfgang Zacke收藏。這對夫妻一直活躍於藝術品行業已有半個多世紀,自1968年起他們開始在奧地利經營亞洲藝術品,是最早的商人之一。自1980年代後期以來,他們一直在收集中國古玉,數十年來建立了一個大規模的收藏。

出版: 4000 Years of Chinese Archaic Jades 中國古玉4000年, Prof. Filippo Salviati, 2017, page 40, no. 45.
品相:品相極好,有舊磨損和一些風化和侵蝕的跡象,到處都是微小的划痕和缺損,玉料固有的一些微觀裂縫。

重量:22.5 克
尺寸:長 9.2 厘米

拍賣結果比較:一件玉虎,後石家河文化,相似曲綫和展翅形狀,但雕工沒有那麽精細,見香港佳士得 Chinese Archaic Jades from the Yangdetang Collection 2017年11月29日 lot 2723, 售價HKD 1,250,000. 一件商代鳳頭神鳥玉珮見香港佳士得 The Chang Wei-Hwa Collection of Archaic Jades 2020年11月30日 lot 2719, 售價HKD 562,500。

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