02 avril 2020

A large green and aubergine yellow ground 'dragon' charger, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3177. A large green and aubergine yellow ground 'dragon' charger, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 41 cm., 16 1/8 in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot Sold 920,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. incised with two confronting dragons centred on a 'flaming pearl', bordered with various flowering plants in the cavetto including lotus, prunus, chrysanthemum and peony, the rim with a band of dragons striding through the flames, the underside with four... [Lire la suite]

02 avril 2020

A rare large yellow, green and aubergine-glazed 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 2177. A rare large yellow, green and aubergine-glazed 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 14 in. (35.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price Realized USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The dish has rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim, and is decorated on the interior with two leaping dragons contesting a flaming pearl amidst clouds below eight flowers of the... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

A turquoise and aubergine-glazed figure of a Bodhisattva, 18th-19th century

Lot 2165. A turquoise and aubergine-glazed figure of a Bodhisattva, 18th-19th century; 11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The figure is finely modeled kneeling on a lotus base, with hands raised at the chest, and hair fashioned into a tall topknot behind a five-point crown. His rounded face has a serene, smiling expression and he is depicted wearing elaborate beaded jewelery,... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

A small doucai 'Longevity' dish, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 2128. A small doucai 'Longevity' dish, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The interior of the dish is decorated with a peach tree laden with eleven ripe fruit, its trunk twisted in the form of a stylized shou character growing amidst rocks and lingzhi. The exterior is decorated with three similar trees between... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

Two large famille verte saucer dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2130. Two large famille verte saucer dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15 in. (38 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  Each dish is decorated in the interior with a qilin galloping in a lush garden setting with flames escaping from its mouth and looking upwards towards a phoenix in flight amidst multicolored cloud scroll. An artemisia leaf mark is inscribed within double circles in underglaze blue on... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

An unusual famille verte bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 2127. An unusual famille verte bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 4¾ in. (12.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 197,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The deep, rounded sides are finely enameled with a landscape scene of a court lady seated beneath a pale yellow canopy as she holds a cloth-covered lute and contemplates a goose in flight, while her disgruntled... [Lire la suite]

01 avril 2020

An unusual famille verte-decorated blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2126. An unusual famille verte-decorated blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price Realized USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is delicately decorated in famille verte with two large panels surrounded by a blue and white fish roe ground, one enclosing a bird perched on a prunus branch, the other with a butterfly fluttering around a day lily, below a poppy plant and a... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2129. A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price Realized USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The deep, rounded sides rise to a slightly everted rim and are decorated on the exterior with phoenixes descending between two dragons, in iron red and green glaze, shown striding amidst flower scroll below a narrow border of... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A rare small Ming-style wucai 'ducks' bowl, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 2122. A rare small Ming-style wucai 'ducks' bowl, Kangxi-Yongzheng period (1662-1735); 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The thickly potted, shallow bowl has rounded sides that rise to a flaring rim. The exterior is finely decorated in delicate shades of yellow, green, iron-red and underglaze-blue with four ducks swimming in a pond divided by lotus sprays and reeds, all above a band of lappets... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

A small Kinrande ewer, 16th century

Lot 2119. A small Kinrande ewer, 16th century; 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is decorated with two scholars wearing long robes within a garden, one accompanied by a boy attendant, between a wide band of leafy lotus blooms within shaped borders on the shoulder, and a lotus-lappet band at the base. All are decorated in underglaze blue on an iron-red ground, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
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