17 décembre 2020

A white-glazed incised 'dragon' jar, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 423. A white-glazed incised 'dragon' jar, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 14.5 cm, 5¾ in. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Lot sold: 100,800 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020

06 décembre 2020

A rare blue and white 'dragon' jar, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1620)

  Lot 3038. A rare blue and white 'dragon' jar, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1620); 6 6/17 in. (17 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 1,250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The jar is sturdily potted with broad round shoulders and decorated around the exterior in vibrant shades of blue with four shaped cartouches... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2020

A rare blue and white 'dragon' jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 28. A rare blue and white 'dragon' jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000. Price realised GBP 81,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The exterior of the jar is painted in shades of cobalt blue to depict a band of two dragons amidst stylised clouds, below a peony scroll encircling the shoulder. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong before 1990. Note: Blue and white jars decorated with dragons as the principle motif are rare to find.... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2020

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3115. A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 20 cm, 8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's well potted with a tapering ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a rounded shoulder and a short neck, painted to the exterior in rich tones of green enamel with two striding five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst stylised clouds and flames, above a band of lappets at the foot, beneath a... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2020

A Longquan celadon 'dragon' jar, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 329. A Longquan celadon 'dragon' jar, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 26 cm, 10 1/4  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD (14,206 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. with broad shoulders and bulging body tapering towards the base, the sides carved with a writhing dragon among stylised cloud above a wave band. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020, 10:00 AM
12 avril 2020

A Doucai 'Dragon' Jar, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735)

Lot 3114. A Doucai 'Dragon' Jar, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735); 16.8 cm., 6 5/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 350,000 HKD (32,950 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body decorated with four rectangular panels below a band of ruyi-shaped cloud swirls bordering the shoulders, each panel with a green frame bordered with a thin red line and a small rectangle of 'basket-weave' motifs at each corner, enclosing a... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2020

A fine and rare small Ming-style doucai 'dragon' jar, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

Lot 3387. A fine and rare small Ming-style doucai 'dragon' jar, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795); 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price Realized HKD 1,060,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Of compressed globular form, the jar is decorated in Chenghua-style with two winged dragons in underglaze-blue striding amidst flames and separated by clouds in green enamel between petal lappet borders painted in yellow. The countersunk base is inscribed with... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A rare large blue and white 'dragon' jar, Wanli six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 3303. A rare large blue and white 'dragon' jar, Wanli six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1573-1619); 20 1/4 in. (51.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price Realized HKD 2,320,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The jar is sturdily potted with gently rounded sides rising to a short waisted neck below a lipped rim, finely painted on the exterior in vivid blue tones with a ferocious five-clawed dragon with well-defined scales turning... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2020

A blue and white 'Dragon' jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 217. A blue and white 'Dragon' jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566); 9.5cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 33,750  USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a recessed base to a short neck, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with two scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all amidst ruyi-clouds and fire scrolls and between a ruyi band at the base and a lappet collar at the... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2020

A green-glazed 'Dragon' jar, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1744. A green-glazed 'Dragon' jar, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Decorated in underglaze blue and green glaze with two dragons pursuing flaming pearls between a petal lappet border below and the bajixiang above.  Note: A jar of this pattern with Daoguang mark was included in the exhibition, Imperial... [Lire la suite]