View full screen - View 1 of Lot 3603. An outstanding imperial inscribed white jade 'Ji’entang' seal Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated to the bingxu year (corresponding to 1766) | 清乾隆 乾隆帝御寶交龍鈕白玉璽 印文:紀恩堂.
3603

An outstanding imperial inscribed white jade 'Ji’entang' seal Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated to the bingxu year (corresponding to 1766) | 清乾隆 乾隆帝御寶交龍鈕白玉璽 印文:紀恩堂

Premium Lots

Estimate:

125,000,000

to
- 180,000,000 HKD

Property from an Important Hong Kong Collection 重要香港收藏

An outstanding imperial inscribed white jade 'Ji’entang' seal Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated to the bingxu year (corresponding to 1766) | 清乾隆 乾隆帝御寶交龍鈕白玉璽 印文:紀恩堂

An outstanding imperial inscribed white jade 'Ji’entang' seal Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated to the bingxu year (corresponding to 1766) | 清乾隆 乾隆帝御寶交龍鈕白玉璽 印文:紀恩堂

Estimate:

125,000,000

to
- 180,000,000 HKD

Lot sold:

145,691,000

HKD

Property from an Important Hong Kong Collection

An outstanding imperial inscribed white jade 'Ji’entang' seal

Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated to the bingxu year (corresponding to 1766)

重要香港收藏

清乾隆 乾隆帝御寶交龍鈕白玉璽 印文:紀恩堂


the base of square section, surmounted by a pair of powerfully rendered intertwining dragons, each beast with open jaws and revealing a curling tongue between sharp fangs, its head framed by two long horns jutting backwards towards a long finely incised mane, the scaly body curling around the other beast and hind feet stepping on the hunches of the other, the sides finely incised with small evenly spaced characters with a poem entitled Ji'entangji ('The Memoirs of the Hall of Grace Remembrance') followed by the date Qianlong bingxu (1766) and two Qianlong seals, the base deeply and sharply worked with the characters Ji'entang in seal script, the stone of creamy-white colour with areas of black and russet veining resulting from a fire

10.4 by 10.4 by h. 7.8 cm

The seal is in exceptionally good condition. As visible in the catalogue illustrations, there are areas of black and russet striations resulting from a fire.


整體品相良好,惟見火燒痕跡。


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Please note this lot is a Premium Lot. Should you wish to register telephone or absentee bids, or bid online on this lot, please contact the Bids Department. Please note online bidding is available for this premium lot for approved bidders.

A French collection.

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2nd November 1994, lot 408.

An American private collection.

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 31st October 2004, lot 3.


法國收藏

香港蘇富比1994年11月2日,編號408

美國私人收藏

香港蘇富比2004年10月31日,編號3