23 janvier 2012

A blue and white 'dragon' bottle vase. Qing dynasty, 18th century

  A blue and white  'dragon' bottle vase.  Qing dynasty,  18th century. Photo Sotheby's the compressed pear-shaped body rising from a flared foot to a tall cylindrical neck, painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with two writhing five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst cloud scrolls and flame wisps and another dragon leaping from foaming waves below, the rim encircled by pendent ruyi lappets and the foot skirted with a band of circular dots; 41.6cm., 16 3/8 in.... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2012

A blue and white 'dragon and tiger' baluster vase. Qing dynasty, mid-17th century

  A  blue and white  'dragon and tiger' baluster vase. Qing dynasty,  mid-17th century. Photo Sotheby's the body of slender baluster form rising from a flared foot and surmounted by a cylindrical neck with galleried rim, painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with a tiger in a rocky landscape crouching and looking up at a ferocious dragon clasping a flaming pearl in its claws emerging from misty cloud scrolls beside a gnarled pine tree, all above a band of linked pendent ruyi scrolls and below a... [Lire la suite]

23 janvier 2012

A blue and white ' 'dragon' dish, Ming Dynasty

A blue and white ' 'dragon' dish, Ming Dynasty. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to an everted barbed rim, decorated in bright cobalt-blue tones with a winged dragon and a flaming pearl surrounded by mountains and foaming waves, the well with interlocking scrolls topped with pomegranate finials, encircled at the wide rim with a trellis border, all separated by line borders, the exterior similarly decorated with a frieze of four pacing winged dragons, all below a foliate scroll the... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2012

Robe en soie bleue brodée d'or. Chine, dynastie Qing, XIXe siècle

Robe en soie bleue brodée d'or. Chine, dynastie Qing, XIXe siècle. Photo Sotheby's le plastron, les manches et le dos brodés de dragons à cinq griffes poursuivant la perle d'immortalité, le bas de la robe brodé des trois terrasses émergeant de flots tumultueux et s'élevant dans les nuages ; petites déchirures mineures; 142 x 184 cm, 56 x 72 in. Estimate 2,000-3,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 2,250 EUR An embroidered blue silk dress, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century Sotheby's. Arts D'Asie. Paris |... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2012

Vase balustre en porcelaine de la famille rose. Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle

  Vase balustre en porcelaine de la famille rose. Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle. Photo Sotheby's le col droit, la panse renflée sur un pied légèrement évasé, à décor d'un dragon à cinq griffes les yeux exorbités et la gueule ouverte volant à la poursuite de la perle enflammée dans les nuages stylisés au-dessus de flots tumultueux ; la base percée, égrenure au col ; 46 cm, 18 1/4 in. Estimate 30,000-40,000 EUR. Invendu A Famille Rose porcelain 'dragon' vase, China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century ... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2012

Vase porcelaine bleu et rouge sous couverte. Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle

Vase porcelaine bleu et rouge sous couverte. Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle. Photo Sotheby's piriforme, le pied et le col évasés, à décor de dragon et phénix en vol parmi des rinceaux feuillagés chargés de fleurs épanouies, le pied souligné d'une frise géométrique ; manque et ancienne restauration au col. 46 cm, 18 1/8 in. Estimate: 4,000-6,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 10,625 EUR An underglazed blue and red pear-shaped 'dragon' vase, China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century Sotheby's. Arts... [Lire la suite]


23 janvier 2012

A biscuit-fired porcelain boat of an 'Assembly of Immortals' 19th century.

A biscuit-fired porcelain boat of an 'Assembly of Immortals' 19th century. Photo Bonhams The boat in the shape of a dragon rowed by tiny figures on each side bordering a reticulated three-story tower inscribed to the front Qun Xian Hui(Assembly of Immortals) with pillars wrapped in dragons that support the 'Eight Immortals' and other members of the Daoist pantheon, the base stamped Chen Guozhi in regular script within a double-line rectangular cartouche. 10 3/4in (27.5cm)... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2012

A green and aubergine-glazed yellow ground dragon dish. Jiaqing mark and period.

A green and aubergine-glazed yellow ground dragon dish. Jiaqing mark and period.  Photo Bonhams With shallow rounded sides, incised at the center with confronting ascending and descending dragons contesting a flaming pearl, the reverse with four flying cranes and clouds, the six-character mark centering the recessed base. 5 1/4in (13.4cm) diameter. Sold for US$2,750 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 20 Dec 2011. California, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
23 janvier 2012

The Dragon clip. Van Cleef & Arpels

The Dragon clip. Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Van Cleef & Arpels The Dragon clip from Van Cleef & Arpels’ private collection is a magnificent tribute to the Chinese mythical animal. Dragon stands for happiness, immortality, procreation, fertility and activity, it is believed to ward off evil spirits.    Created in a very realist style, it is portrayed as long, scaled, serpentine creatures with four legs. It is made of yellow gold and the eyes set with emerald. He has chased a ball in the form of a... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2012

A rare yellow silk brocade ceremonial robe, 18th century

A rare yellow silk brocade ceremonial robe, 18th century.  Photo Bonhams Constructed in multiple pieces with a brocade design of dragon roundels and cloud scrolls on the yellow ground surrounding a quadrilobed reserve woven on a flat satin ground of a front-facing dragon to the front, each shoulder and back woven in gilt wrapped threads surrounded by clouds and a lishui border with auspicious emblems woven in subdued polychrome threads that repeat as a horizontal border along the lower hem and continue across... [Lire la suite]
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