Jade & Hardstone

Available Pieces
  • 17. M5012

    £12,000

    Chinese jade pebble carved as a recumbent water buffalo, niu, the nape, horns and tail naturalistically carved, the neck and split hooves neatly tucked underneath.

  • 18. M4991

    £22,000

    Chinese jade rhyton, gong, of archaic style carved on each side with a central band of taotie masks between archaic style cicada lappets and leaves beneath a key-fret band at the rim.

  • 19. M4986

    £POA

    Chinese jade pouring vessel, yi, carved on the exterior with a wide archaic style scrolling band of confronting animal heads between a double raised edge and beneath a similar band at the rim and above a key-fret band on the ridged foot, the openwork scroll top handle carved with a chilong dragon going through, its body with scrolls and detailed hairwork to the mane.

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  • 20. M5007

    £35,000

    Chinese jade pebble carving of a recumbent single-horned mythical animal, pixiu, with bifid tail, detailed spine and claws all resting on ruyi-head clouds.

  • 21. M5017

    £POA

    Chinese large jade carving of a recumbent horse, ma, biting its hind leg, with wide eyes and gently protruding lip, pronounced spine and forelegs neatly tucked underneath, with detailed flowing hairwork to the mane and long tail.

  • 24. M5014

    £48,000

    Chinese jade carving of a recumbent ram, yang, holding in its mouth a swirling ruyi-cloud spray supporting a yin-yang, taiqi symbol, with long goatee beard, detailed horns and particularly plump body, the split hooves neatly tucked underneath.

  • 25. M4996

    £POA

    Chinese jade treasure sack, bao fu ping, of pomegranate form with well-hollowed interior, tied at the neck with a long flowing ribbon, the fluted body carved in relief with two dragons amongst stylised ruyi-clouds, the scales on their bodies intricately incised, the larger winged dragon with flames on the body, spikes on the spine and detailed hairwork to the mane, with a relief seven-character couplet, zhong you yun qi sui fei long, “there are clouds and mists following the flying dragons”, the underside gently recessed.

  • 26. M4995

    £60,000

    Chinese jade two-handled censer and cover of rectangular form, ding, on four cylindrical legs, carved on each side with an intricate low relief archaic style taotie mask between other animal masks on a key-fret ground, the openwork handles surmounted with animal-head terminals, the cover carved with archaic design on a key-fret ground surmounted by an integral begonia flowerhead finial.

  • 27. M4984

    £POA

    Chinese jade oval waterpot carved in high relief with four dragons grasping the sides in pursuit of a flaming pearl amongst stylised lingzhi clouds and above detailed swirling and crested waves, with further hairwork to the dragons’ manes, the interior well-hollowed.

  • 29. M4988

    £38,000

    Chinese jade bowl, wan, in the form of a hibiscus flower with two registers of overlapping petals each incised with veins and relief edges, the interior with a further flowerhead with crossed hatch centre repeated on the underside with a petal shaped foot rim.

  • M5049

    £3,850

    Chinese white jade pendant carved as an archaic style bi of oval form with a dragon and phoenix, the reverse with taotie masks and scrolls, the stone white.

  • R1094

    £4,250

    Chinese jade archaic style belt buckle carved with scrolls, ruyi-heads and fretwork within a recessed panel, the dragon’s head hook with fretwork on its nose and forehead, the button on their underside carved as a flower head, the stone white.

  • SB30 – R1768

    £5,500

    Chinese jade rectangular lock-shape plaque carved on one side with a rose flower on a branch recessed within a rectangular frame between low-relief archaic style dragons, their tails between a shou character, the reverse with four archaic style characters, yu tang fu gui, jade hall of wealth, also within a recessed rectangular and between archaic style dragons.

  • M2889

    £24,000

    Chinese jade pebble-form group of recumbent deer, lu, and fawn, the parent holding a fruiting lingzhi branch in its mouth, their pelts delicately incised with stars, both resting in a large lotus leaf with relief veins, the stone white with natural russet markings.

  • R8996

    £9,500

    Chinese jade openwork pendant carved in the form of a squirrel on a fruiting grape vine with a large leaf with touches of brown russet, the squirrel with hairwork on its tail, the stone white with russet.

  • R9653

    £6,000

    A Chinese pale celadon jade openwork plaque carved with two standing cranes amongst lotus leaves, flowers and arrow heads.

  • M2936

    £25,000

    A Chinese jade mythical animal in a crouching position with single horn, its head turned back, holding a flowering peony branch in its mouth, with detailed hairwork to the tail and mane and flames at the haunches, the stone pale celadon with slight russet markings.

  • JL1

    £35,000

    A Chinese white jade vase and cover of double-gourd form, carved in high relief with two boys amongst rockwork and stylised clouds, one holding a large flowering lotus branch with leaves over his shoulder, amongst bats in-flight, the dome-shaped cover surmounted with a branch.

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