Dongxi Studio- Important Chinese Jade and Hardstone Carvings from a Distinguished Private Collection

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New York

Datum der Auktion: 17.03.2016

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A MOTTLED GREYISH OLIVE-GREEN JADE BLADE

A MOTTLED GREYISH OLIVE-GREEN JADE BLADE
NORTHWEST CHINA, 2ND MILLENNIUM BC
A MOTTLED GREYISH OLIVE-GREEN JADE BLADE NORTHWEST CHINA, 2ND MILLENNIUM BC The blade is drilled from one side with a hafting hole and flares towards the cutting edge, which like the two long edges is gently beveled. The

Los #: 902

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A PAIR OF JADE SLIT-RINGS, JUE

A PAIR OF JADE SLIT-RINGS, JUE
LATE WARRING STATES PERIOD-WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 3RD CENTURY BC
A PAIR OF JADE SLIT-RINGS, JUE LATE WARRING STATES PERIOD-WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 3RD CENTURY BC Each very thin ring narrows at the pierced ends which are drilled from one side. The semi-translucent, white

Los #: 903

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 18.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A RARE SMALL OPAQUE BUFF-COLORED JADE TUBULAR BEAD

A RARE SMALL OPAQUE BUFF-COLORED JADE TUBULAR BEAD
NEOLITHIC PERIOD, LIANGZHU CULTURE, CIRCA 2500 BC
A RARE SMALL OPAQUE BUFF-COLORED JADE TUBULAR BEAD NEOLITHIC PERIOD, LIANGZHU CULTURE, CIRCA 2500 BC The bead is drilled from each end and the sides are divided into two registers, each carved in

Los #: 905

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A RARE AND FINELY CARVED MOTTLED OPAQUE JADE CONG

A RARE AND FINELY CARVED MOTTLED OPAQUE JADE CONG
NEOLITHIC PERIOD, LIANGZHU CULTURE, 3RD MILLENIUM BC
A RARE AND FINELY CARVED MOTTLED OPAQUE JADE CONG NEOLITHIC PERIOD, LIANGZHU CULTURE, 3RD MILLENIUM BC The thick-walled cong is carved with squared, projecting corners divided into two registers

Los #: 906

Schätzpreis: 100.000 $ - 150.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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AN ALTERED JADE BEAD NECKLACE

AN ALTERED JADE BEAD NECKLACE
NEOLITHIC PERIOD, NORTHWEST CHINA, LIANGZHU CULTURE, CIRCA 2500 BC
AN ALTERED JADE BEAD NECKLACE NEOLITHIC PERIOD, NORTHWEST CHINA, LIANGZHU CULTURE, CIRCA 2500 BC The necklace is comprised of fifty-one small beads, three medium-sized beads, an oval bead and a large

Los #: 907

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 50.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A PALE GREYISH-GREEN AND BROWN JADE CONG

A PALE GREYISH-GREEN AND BROWN JADE CONG
SHANG-ZHOU DYNASTY, 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM BC
A PALE GREYISH-GREEN AND BROWN JADE CONG SHANG-ZHOU DYNASTY, 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM BC With flat sides and a shallow collar at each end, the semi-translucent, pale greyish-green stone now has areas of brown and buff

Los #: 909

Schätzpreis: 25.000 $ - 35.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE PALE GREY JADE HUANG

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE PALE GREY JADE HUANG
WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 9TH-8TH CENTURY BC
AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE PALE GREY JADE HUANG WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 9TH-8TH CENTURY BC The thick pendant is well carved as a composite animal, with the head of a horned dragon, its long mane finely incised with hair

Los #: 910

Schätzpreis: 60.000 $ - 80.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A VERY RARE AND SUPERB PALE GREENISH-YELLOW JADE FIGURAL PEN...

A VERY RARE AND SUPERB PALE GREENISH-YELLOW JADE FIGURAL PENDANT
WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 9TH-8TH CENTURY BC
A VERY RARE AND SUPERB PALE GREENISH-YELLOW JADE FIGURAL PENDANT WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 9TH-8TH CENTURY BC The thin, flat plaque of curved outline is finely carved as a crouching humanoid

Los #: 911

Schätzpreis: 80.000 $ - 120.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A JADE DRAGON-FORM XI PENDANT

A JADE DRAGON-FORM XI PENDANT
LATE WARRING STATES PERIOD, 3RD CENTURY BC
A JADE DRAGON-FORM XI PENDANT LATE WARRING STATES PERIOD, 3RD CENTURY BC The flat pendant is carved in the shape of a dragon shown in profile, with tiny circular eyes, a curled crest and incised details on the curved body

Los #: 913

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A PAIR OF OPAQUE ALTERED JADE DRAGON-FORM PENDANTS

A PAIR OF OPAQUE ALTERED JADE DRAGON-FORM PENDANTS
WARRING STATES PERIOD, 5TH-4TH CENTURY BC
A PAIR OF OPAQUE ALTERED JADE DRAGON-FORM PENDANTS WARRING STATES PERIOD, 5TH-4TH CENTURY BC Each flat plaque is finely carved in the shape of a dragon with upward-turned head at one end of the sharply

Los #: 914

Schätzpreis: 100.000 $ - 150.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A RARE SMALL YELLOWISH JADE OVAL ORNAMENT

A RARE SMALL YELLOWISH JADE OVAL ORNAMENT
SPRING AND AUTUMN-WARRING STATES PERIOD, 5TH CENTURY BC
A RARE SMALL YELLOWISH JADE OVAL ORNAMENT SPRING AND AUTUMN-WARRING STATES PERIOD, 5TH CENTURY BC The oval ornament is carved at the four corners with dragon heads and on each side with the abstract

Los #: 916

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A CARNELIAN AGATE FACETED RING, HUAN

A CARNELIAN AGATE FACETED RING, HUAN
WARRING STATES PERIOD, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC
A CARNELIAN AGATE FACETED RING, HUAN WARRING STATES PERIOD, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC The ring tapers from the beveled inner edge to the outer edge. The highly polished stone is of red color with darker red and brown

Los #: 917

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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AN OPAQUE DARK GREY AND IVORY-COLORED JADE HUANG

AN OPAQUE DARK GREY AND IVORY-COLORED JADE HUANG
LATE WARRING STATES PERIOD, 3RD CENTURY BC
AN OPAQUE DARK GREY AND IVORY-COLORED JADE HUANG LATE WARRING STATES PERIOD, 3RD CENTURY BC Each side of the curved pendant is carved with comma spirals within narrow, raised borders between the dragon

Los #: 918

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 50.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A PALE GREYISH-GREEN JADE SCABBARD CHAPE

A PALE GREYISH-GREEN JADE SCABBARD CHAPE
WARRING STATES PERIOD-EARLY WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 3RD-2ND CENTURY BC
A PALE GREYISH-GREEN JADE SCABBARD CHAPE WARRING STATES PERIOD-EARLY WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 3RD-2ND CENTURY BC Of lenticular section, the chape is carved on both sides with a taotie mask and

Los #: 920

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 18.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A PALE GREENISH-GREY JADE SWORD GUARD

A PALE GREENISH-GREY JADE SWORD GUARD
WARRING STATES PERIOD-EARLY WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 3RD-2ND CENTURY BC
A PALE GREENISH-GREY JADE SWORD GUARD WARRING STATES PERIOD-EARLY WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 3RD-2ND CENTURY BC The sword guard is of lozenge shape and carved in low relief on both sides with an

Los #: 921

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 18.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A SMALL PALE GREYISH GREENISH-WHITE JADE RING, HUAN

A SMALL PALE GREYISH GREENISH-WHITE JADE RING, HUAN
WESTERN HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 8)
A SMALL PALE GREYISH GREENISH-WHITE JADE RING, HUAN WESTERN HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 8) Each side is crisply carved with a field of comma spirals between raised plain borders at the inner and outer edges. The

Los #: 923

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A WHITE JADE SCABBARD SLIDE

A WHITE JADE SCABBARD SLIDE
HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
A WHITE JADE SCABBARD SLIDE HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220) The front is well carved with four rows of small bosses connected by incised lines into repeated patterns, all within narrow raised borders, and the reverse has a rectangular slide

Los #: 924

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A PALE GREYISH-BEIGE SCABBARD SLIDE

A PALE GREYISH-BEIGE SCABBARD SLIDE
WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 2ND CENTURY BC
A PALE GREYISH-BEIGE SCABBARD SLIDE WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 2ND CENTURY BC The scabbard slide has beveled edges and is well-carved in low relief with an hexagonal motif. The translucent greyish-beige stone has feathery russet

Los #: 926

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A WELL-CARVED JADE RING, HUAN

A WELL-CARVED JADE RING, HUAN
LATE EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC
A WELL-CARVED JADE RING, HUAN LATE EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC Each slightly convex side is finely carved with tiny whorl-shaped spirals within incised borders at the plain inner and outer rims. The finely

Los #: 927

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 18.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A VERY RARE WHITE JADE OPENWORK SCABBARD SLIDE

A VERY RARE WHITE JADE OPENWORK SCABBARD SLIDE
WESTERN HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 8)
A VERY RARE WHITE JADE OPENWORK SCABBARD SLIDE WESTERN HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 8) The slide of unusual, irregular outline curves under at the ends, and is finely carved in rounded relief and in openwork in the center

Los #: 928

Schätzpreis: 80.000 $ - 120.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A PALE GREYISH-GREEN JADE CICADA

A PALE GREYISH-GREEN JADE CICADA
HAN DYNASTY, 2ND-1ST CENTURY BC
A PALE GREYISH-GREEN JADE CICADA HAN DYNASTY, 2ND-1ST CENTURY BC The head, pronounced eyes, and wings of the cicada are indicated by crisply carved, wedge-shaped grooves on top of the body, while the underside is carved with the

Los #: 930

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A PALE YELLOWISH OLIVE-WHITE JADE CICADA

A PALE YELLOWISH OLIVE-WHITE JADE CICADA
HAN DYNASTY, 2ND-1ST CENTURY BC
A PALE YELLOWISH OLIVE-WHITE JADE CICADA HAN DYNASTY, 2ND-1ST CENTURY BC Carved in antiquity from a fragment, the head, pronounced eyes, and wings of the thin cicada are formed by deep, wedge-shaped grooves on the top of the

Los #: 933

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A SMALL DARK OLIVE-GREEN JADE CICADA

A SMALL DARK OLIVE-GREEN JADE CICADA
LATE WESTERN-EASTERN HAN DYNASTY, 1ST CENTURY BC-2ND CENTURY AD
A SMALL DARK OLIVE-GREEN JADE CICADA LATE WESTERN-EASTERN HAN DYNASTY, 1ST CENTURY BC-2ND CENTURY AD The head and wings of the cicada are simply indicated on the rounded top of the body, while the

Los #: 934

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE PALE GREYISH-WHITE JADE FIGURAL PENDAN...

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE PALE GREYISH-WHITE JADE FIGURAL PENDANT
QIN-HAN DYNASTY, 3RD-2ND CENTURY BC
AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE PALE GREYISH-WHITE JADE FIGURAL PENDANT QIN-HAN DYNASTY, 3RD-2ND CENTURY BC The pendant is carved as a man wearing belted robes and a tall headdress that is tied under his chin

Los #: 935

Schätzpreis: 70.000 $ - 90.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A SMALL SUPERBLY CARVED PALE OLIVE-WHITE JADE BIXIE PENDANT ...

A SMALL SUPERBLY CARVED PALE OLIVE-WHITE JADE BIXIE PENDANT
HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
A SMALL SUPERBLY CARVED PALE OLIVE-WHITE JADE BIXIE PENDANT HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220) The pendant has slightly convex sides and is carved in openwork in the shape of a coiled mythical beast with a boar's

Los #: 936

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A RARE WHITE JADE OPENWORK 'APSARA' PLAQUE

A RARE WHITE JADE OPENWORK 'APSARA' PLAQUE
TANG-JIN DYNASTY, 9TH-12TH CENTURY
A RARE WHITE JADE OPENWORK 'APSARA' PLAQUE TANG-JIN DYNASTY, 9TH-12TH CENTURY The rectangular plaque is carved in openwork and rounded relief on both sides as an apsara , holding a lingzhi stem in her right hand, shown

Los #: 938

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 50.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A RARE AND FINELY CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BIRD GROUP

A RARE AND FINELY CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BIRD GROUP
SONG-MING DYNASTY, 10TH-17TH CENTURY
A RARE AND FINELY CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BIRD GROUP SONG-MING DYNASTY, 10TH-17TH CENTURY The group is finely carved as a bird shown on a gnarled, flowering prunus branch, its head turned and one

Los #: 940

Schätzpreis: 100.000 $ - 150.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A SMALL BROWN AND OLIVE-GREEN JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAS...

A SMALL BROWN AND OLIVE-GREEN JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
A SMALL BROWN AND OLIVE-GREEN JADE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) The well-carved bixie is shown crouching with head turned to one side as it bears its teeth. The back left leg is somewhat

Los #: 941

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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A RARE LARGE GREY JADE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT WATER BUFFALO

A RARE LARGE GREY JADE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT WATER BUFFALO
LATE MING-EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH-18TH CENTURY
A RARE LARGE GREY JADE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT WATER BUFFALO LATE MING-EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH-18TH CENTURY The recumbent figure is finely carved with head tilted and turned to the side, the

Los #: 946

Schätzpreis: 70.000 $ - 90.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016

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AN EXCEPTIONALLY WELL-CARVED WHITE JADE PHOENIX-FORM WEIGHT ...

AN EXCEPTIONALLY WELL-CARVED WHITE JADE PHOENIX-FORM WEIGHT
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
AN EXCEPTIONALLY WELL-CARVED WHITE JADE PHOENIX-FORM WEIGHT MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) The recumbent phoenix is shown with backward-turned head and one wing folded up onto the back. The underside of the other wing

Los #: 949

Schätzpreis: 60.000 $ - 80.000 $

Datum: 17.03.2016