03 octobre 2018

A massive yellow-ground green and aubergine-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, chuxiugong seal mark, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period

Lot 3673. A massive yellow-ground green and aubergine-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, chuxiugong seal mark, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 63.2 cm, 24 7/8  in. Estimate  400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 750,000 HKD (95,670 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. robustly potted with curved rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a wide and everted rim, the interior brightly painted with a central medallion enclosing a green and an aubergine five-clawed dragon writhing amongst flames... [Lire la suite]

03 octobre 2018

A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3650. A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 13.1 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 687,500 HKD (87,698 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with shallow curved sides rising from a tapered foot to a scalloped rim, the interior incised and filled with green enamel against an egg-yolk yellow ground, depicting in the central medallion a ferocious five-clawed dragon in frontal pose amidst floral... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2018

A blue and white 'Phoenix' mallet vase, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3666. A blue and white 'Phoenix' mallet vase, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 18.7 cm, 7 3/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,000,000 HKD (127,560 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the bell-shaped body rising to a tall tubular neck with a slightly lipped rim, painted on both sides with a highly stylised kui phoenix design, its head on the neck of the vase dissolving into abstract blue scrolls draping over the shoulders, the base inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2018

A pair of blue and white 'lotus bouquet' small dishes, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3663. A pair of blue and white 'lotus bouquet' small dishes, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 11.7 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 125,000 HKD (15,945 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a slightly everted rim, the interior painted with a central medallion enclosing a beribboned bouquet of blooming lotuses, arrowheads and other water weeds, encircled by a composite floral meander below a classic... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2018

A rare doucai and iron-red 'Dragon' dish, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3659. A rare doucai and iron-red 'Dragon' dish, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 21.3 cm, 8 3/8  in.. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 HKD. Lot Sold 325,000 HKD (41,457 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the curved shallow sides rising from a tapered foot, powerfully painted to the interior with a ferocious five-clawed dragon in iron red, its muscular limbs stretched to reach for a flaming pearl, the fierce creature leaping from tumultuous swirling waves crashing on rocks enamelled in... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2018

A fine pair of underglaze-blue and iron-red 'lotus' cups, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3658. A fine pair of underglaze-blue and iron-red 'lotus' cups, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 8.1 cm, 3 1/4  in. Estimate   600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 750,000 HKD (95,670 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. each finely potted with thin flaring sides rising from a straight foot, the exterior decorated with four iron-red stylised lotus blossoms borne on underglaze-blue foliate sprays, the underside inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2018

Dulwich Picture Gallery opens first UK exhibition of master of the Spanish Baroque, Jusepe de Ribera

Jusepe de Ribera, Apollo and Marsyas, 1637, Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples. Photo: Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte on kind concession from the "Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turism. LONDON.- Dulwich Picture Gallery is presenting Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK show dedicated to the Spanish Baroque painter, draughtsman and printmaker Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652), bringing together his most sensational and shocking works. A selection of eight monumental canvases are being... [Lire la suite]
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