28 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Daoist emblems' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 1080. A blue and white 'Daoist emblems' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $11,875 . © Sotheby's the flaring ogee form supported by a broad, tapering foot, the interior painted with a roundel of stylized chrysanthemum and peaches below eight Daoist emblems to the cavetto, the exterior painted with scrolling flowers above a band of ruyi encircling the foot, the base with a six-character seal mark. Property... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2018

A fine pair of doucai 'Daoist emblems' bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2272. A fine pair of doucai 'Daoist emblems' bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm.) diam. (2). Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price realised HKD 4,230,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The rounded sides of the bowl rise to a strongly flared rim. The exterior is incised with a pair of dragons, each in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' over which a cream glaze has been applied. The exterior is... [Lire la suite]