Upcoming Oakridge Auction Gallery Event Highlights Asian Artifacts from the 18th CenturyNov 14, 2020 10:00 EST
According to a Chinese legend, Hanshan and Shinde lived during the Tang dynasty and were close friends who fell in love with the same girl. When Shinde realized this, he abandoned all worldly pleasures to become a monk. Hanshan joined his friend in monkhood. Known as the holy He-He Er Xian, the symbol of the two friends together went on to represent harmony and mirth. Their statue is often gifted to newlywed couples to bestow blessings of unity. A Chinese white jade He-He Er Xian statuette from the 18th century is available in the upcoming Winter Fine Asian Art and Antique auction, offered by Oakridge Auction Gallery.
Several other artifacts of Asian provenance will be available in the event. A Chinese Chenxiang ruyi scepter dating from the 18th century is also available. The piece is carved with the Eight Immortals, a group of legendary figures in Chinese mythology. Another featured lot is a Chinese two-piece bronze vase with gold inlay. The vase features a pair of chilong handles. Browse the entire catalog or register to place a bid on Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Asian Works of Art (340), Ceramics and Pottery (177), Sculptures & Carvings (114), Asian Jewelry (21)
# of Lots:340
Price Range:$100 - $30,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Chinese Bronze Vase with Gold Inlay, 18th Century||
|Chinese White Jade Carved Hehe Erxian Statue, 18th Century||
|Chinese Carved Chenxiang Wood Ruyi, 18th Century||
|Chinese Imperial Jade Table Screen with Base, Jiaqing||
|Chinese Jade Carved Lidded Teapot,18th Century||
- Asian Furniture
- Asian Jewelry
- Asian Works Of Art
- Ceramics and Pottery
- Clothing, Costumes & Masks
- Metal and Cloissone
- Paintings and Drawings
- Prints & Multiples
- Screens, Scrolls & Fans
- Sculptures & Carvings
- Snuff Bottles
- He-He Er Xian
- Lipped Teapot
- Ruyi Wand
- Tang Dynasty
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