Ancient Jade Fetching Millions

Jade has been revered by the Chinese culture for centuries not only for its beauty and spiritual aspects, but more importantly because it resembles one’s status. Ancient jade carvings of mystical figures from the Han or Song dynasties are very popular among collectors and have been fetching very high prices in auction houses around the world.   


A RARE JADE CARVING OF A CHIMERA, BIXIE
Han Dynasty or later
Auction House – Bonham

5 Apr 2016, 11:00 HKT
Hong Kong, Admiralty
Sold for HK$ 21,960,000 
(MYR 12,359,530) inc. premium
GREY AND BLACK JADE CARVING OF A CHIMERA, BIXIE
Han Dynasty or later
Auction House – Bonham

5 Apr 2016, 11:00 HKT
Hong Kong, Admiralty
Sold for HK$ 24, 760,000 
(MYR 13,737,084) inc. premium

A RARE SMALL YELLOW JADE FIGURE OF A SEATED MYTHICAL BEAST
SONG DYNASTY OR EARLIER
Auction House – Sotheby’s 

J. J. Lally & Co., New York, 1993.
Sold for EUR 4,207,500 
(MYR 19,807,892) inc. premium
A GREY AND BLACK JADE CARVING OF A CHIMERA, BIXIE
Han Dynasty or later
Auction House – Bonham

5 Apr 2016, 11:00 HKT
Hong Kong, Admiralty
Sold for HK$ 24, 760,000 
(MYR 13,737,084) inc. premium
A RARE PALE GREEN AND BROWN JADE CARVING OF AN ELEPHANT AND MAN
Song Dynasty or later
Auction House – Bonham

5 Apr 2016, 11:00 HKT
Hong Kong, Admiralty
Sold for HK$ 19,160,000 
(MYR 10,783,634) inc. premium
AN IMPORTANT AND VERY RARE CELADON JADE RAM-FORM WATER POT WESTERN HAN DYNASTY (206 BC – 9 AD)
WESTERN HAN DYNASTY
Auction House – Christie’s 

30 Nov 2016 Christie’s Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall
Price realised HK$ 19,860,000
(MYR 11,187,481) inc. premium