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]
11 janvier 2020

A very rare blue and white 'dragon' jar, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 1455. A very rare blue and white 'dragon' jar, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013.  The tapering body is painted in inky tones of underglaze blue with two five-clawed dragons racing amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of flaming pearls between a petal lappet band below and a band of overlapping petal tips above, all below a... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A white-glazed 'dragon' jar, guan, 16th century

  Lot 4. A white-glazed 'dragon' jar, guan, 16th century; 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000. Price realised GBP 10,158. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 The body freely incised with a striding five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl amidst cloud scrolls above a band of lotus petals around the base, covered in a white glaze pooling darker in the decoration to emphasise the design, rim polished. Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 329. ... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2019

A copper-red 'dragon' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722)

Lot 449. A copper-red 'dragon' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722); 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate HKD 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 137,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. of ovoid form, painted in vivid copper-red tones with two winged dragons striding amidst cloud and fire scrolls, the base with a tian mark in underglaze blue, wood stand. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019