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]
21 octobre 2016

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

Lot 45. A doucai 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Chenghua six-character mark, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,500 - 6,700). Photo: Bonhams.  Elegantly potted with gently shallow sides, finely enamelled in vivid colours to the centre with a sinuous five-clawed dragon and a long-tailed phoenix in mutual pursuit amidst billowing clouds, the exterior similarly decorated with a dragon and phoenix striding amidst scattered clouds. 24.7cm (9 7/8in) diam. Provenance: a European private... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2016

A pair of blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' dishes, Marks and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 3720. A pair of blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' dishes, Marks and period of Wanli (1573-1619). Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. each with the interior decorated with a medallion enclosing a sinuous dragon and a phoenix with billowing tails, the exterior similarly decorated with a further dragon and phoenix, the base with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle; 15.3 cm, 6 in. Provenance: Christie's New York, 19th September 1996,... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2016

A pair of blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' dishes, marks and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 3720. A pair of blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' dishes, marks and period of Jiajing (1522-1566). Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. each with the interior decorated with a medallion enclosing a sinuous dragon and a phoenix with billowing tails, the exterior similarly decorated with a further dragon and phoenix, the base with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle; 15.3 cm, 6 in. Provenance: Christie's New York, 19th September... [Lire la suite]