24 juillet 2020

A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3114. A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20.1 cm, 7 7/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 875,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a gilt everted rim, the centre of interior depicting a green-enamelled five-clawed writhing dragon reaching for a flaming pearl amidst iron-red flames and doucai ruyi-head cloud scrolls, encircled by a border of five striding... [Lire la suite]

06 juillet 2020

A large polychrome-enameled 'Swatow' 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot New York, 24 June 2020. A large polychrome-enameled 'Swatow' 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Diameter 15¼ in., 38.7 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's Provenance: Robert McPherson, London, 2006. Collection of Roy Louis Byrnes (1924-2019), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine and Decorative Asian Art, New York, 24 June 2020
19 mai 2020

A pair of blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' dishes, Kangxi six-character marks and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 3114. A pair of blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' dishes, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each rounded dish is painted in deep blue with a central medallion of an ascending five-clawed dragon and a descending phoenix amidst cloud scrolls, the exterior similarly decorated with a dragon and a phoenix amidst... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2019

A fine famille verte 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 1533. A fine famille verte 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722); 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price realised HKD 1,440,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Well painted on the interior in underglaze-blue and enamelled in vibrant tones of green, iron-red, yellow and aubergine, with a pair of five-clawed dragons and a pair of phoenixes arranged around a central peony blossom amidst... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2019

A large wucai 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 615. A large wucai 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 12 3/4  in., 32.3 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 27,500 USD. © Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides supported on a gently tapered foot, brightly enameled to the center with a pair of confronting dragons divided by a pair of swooping phoenix, against a dense ground of leafy peony stems, the cavetto and exterior similarly decorated with the creatures in profile, the... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2019

A doucai 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 612. A doucai 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 8 5/8  in., 21.8 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 50,000 USD. © Sotheby's well potted with wide rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, brightly painted on the interior with a large green-enameled five-clawed dragon writhing among clouds beside a 'flaming pearl', all saturated in vivid colors within a double-line border and below a single line at the... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2019

A rare wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 709. A rare wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The dish has rounded sides rising to an everted rim and is decorated with a confronted dragon and phoenix in the center of the interior, below alternating dragons and phoenixes in the cavetto. The exterior is decorated in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

A large blue and white 'Dragon' dish and a large wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, Kangxi six-character marks and of the period

Lot 854. A large blue and white 'Dragon' dish and a large wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 14½ and 12¾ in. (36.8 and 32.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The interior of the blue and white dish is decorated in the center with two confronted dragons leaping amidst flames and clouds as they each grasp a flaming pearl below further... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2018

A large wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3656. A large wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 32.5 cm, 12 3/4  in. Estimate: 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD (101,912 — 152,868 USD). Lot Sold 1,000,000 HKD (127,560 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. robustly potted with rounded sides resting on a tapered foot, the interior brightly painted with a central medallion enclosing two pairs of five-clawed dragons and swooping phoenix amongst meandering sprays of large peony blooms, encircled by two further... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2017

A pair of doucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 527. A pair of doucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  each painted to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a confronted dragon and phoenix amid peony blooms within a double line border, with a band of leafing peony scrolls encircling the cavetto, the exterior with four blooms, peony, chrysanthemum, prunus and hibiscus, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark, wood stands... [Lire la suite]