That’s exactly what I felt upon seeing all these – Jaded. As a Chinese Jade Enthusiast, it is also important to keep up with the dark side.
That’s exactly what I felt upon seeing all these – Jaded. As a Chinese Jade collector, it is also important to keep up with the dark side.
Lately, I have been more active in the Asian Arts Forum and posted this contentious image (courtesy of Gu Yu Ju on Weibo) of an archaic jade dragon pendant. This […]
In the previous post, I shared some brief updates on what I was working on. Certainly did not expect to gather material so quickly on one of the topics mentioned […]
Went back to Bras Basah Complex yesterday to look for some material on Chinese Jade collection. Sadly, the reliable books and catalogues were nowhere to be seen. Seemed like a […]
http://acn.liveauctioneers.com/index.php/auctions/auction-results/6164-chinese-nephrite-jade-bear-tops-8m-at-elite-aucton Stumbled on this “Rare Eastern Han Dynasty Solid Nephrite Jade Bear” put up for auction in December 2011 by Elite Decorative Arts, Florida, and claimed that it was sold […]
Part & Parcel of Collecting… The above piece attempts to emulate highly popular tiger carvings between the Western Zhou 西周 and Eastern Zhou periods 春秋战国时代. As compared to previous jade […]
Part & Parcel of Collecting… Again, another modern reproduction from a bird-like piece excavated in 1976 from Fuhao’s Tomb in Anyang City, Henan Province. First, the material is questionable, especially […]
I dragged myself out of bed at 8:30AM, despite sleeping at 4:00AM, and made it just in time! Unfortunately, they are like concerts and do not start on time. Stayed […]
Part & Parcel of Collecting… Very likely a modern reproduction of the Parrot-Shaped Jade Pendant from the Late Shang Dynasty (17th Century BC – 1046 BC) unearthed from the Fuhao […]