Bidding was fierce as online and floor bidders competed for this 18th century Chinese Jade. The figure, a recumbent horse on a wooden base, was carved from a white-green jade with russet inclusions around the chest and face. Expected to sell for $3,000 - $5,000, this diminutive figure, the horse measures just 5” x 6”, brought a big price at auction—selling online for $16,250 (including buyers premium).
Kodner Galleries, “Antiques, Fine Art, Jewelry & Decorative Art” –September 23, 2009
Ch’ing Dynasty 18th Century Jade Vase with Ring Handles
Price Realized: $12,000
This 18th century Ch’ing Dynasty vase defied expectations, selling online for $12,000—ten times it’s pre-auction price estimate of $800 - $1,200. Carved from a pale celadon nephrite jade, the vase was accompanied by two Certificates of Antiquity: one from the Hong Kong Art Craft Merchants Association and another from the Trio Pearl Company, Hong Kong.
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