12 août 2019

An unusual green and yellow-glazed 'Dragon' jar, 18th-19th century 

Lot 1406. An unusual green and yellow-glazed 'Dragon' jar, 18th-19th century; 8¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Of zhadou form, incised all over with nine dragons leaping amidst clouds above a wave and rock band, with a ruyi band at the rim on the interior, all under a green glaze reserved on a lemon-yellow ground, the base incised with an apocryphal Xuande mark under the yellow glaze, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]

11 août 2019

Two green-glazed 'Dragon' jar, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1403. A green-glazed 'Dragon' jar, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795) ; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 104,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Decorated in underglaze blue and green glaze with two dragons pursuing flaming pearls between a petal lappet border below and the bajixiang above, wood stand. Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York. Lot 1401. A green-glazed 'Dragon' jar, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2019

A green-enameled 'dragon' jar, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 183. A green-enameled 'dragon' jar, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 8 1/2  in., 21 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 40,625 USD. © Sotheby's. of ovoid form, painted in underglaze blue and enameled in green with a pair of writhing dragons each in eager pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst scrolling clouds and flames surmounted by a band of the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' and with a row of upright lappets encircling the base, seal mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2019

A rare iron-red and yellow 'Dragon' jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 23. A rare iron-red and yellow 'Dragon' jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566); 14 cm, 5 1/2 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's the compressed baluster body rising from a recessed base to a short straight neck, boldly painted around the body and shoulders with two sinuous scaly yellow dragons striding amidst leafy scrolling ruyi, all between rocks and waves at the base and ruyi clouds at the shoulder and reserved on a rich dark iron-red ground, the... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2018

A rare Cizhou 'Dragon' jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 95. A rare Cizhou 'Dragon' jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 8 ½ in. (21.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 23,045 - USD 33,288). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018
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23 juin 2018

A blue and white 'Dragon' jar, Wanli mark and period (1573-1619)

Lot 3664. A blue and white 'Dragon' jar, Wanli mark and period (1573-1619); 20.9 cm., 8 1/4  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD( EUR) . Lot sold 325,000 HKD (37,361 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's the ovoid sides rising to broad shoulders below a tapering neck, painted with two fierce five-clawed dragons flying through a dense design of lotus scrolls, all between a band of stylised ruyi below the neck and upright lappets at the foot, the neck encircled with a... [Lire la suite]

20 juin 2018

A fine green-enamelled 'dragon' jar, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3997. A fine green-enamelled 'dragon' jar, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 1,580,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011  Painted and enamelled in green with two five-clawed dragons striding in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', amidst wispy clouds and between the Eight Buddhist Emblems,bajixiang, around the shoulder and a lotus petal band around the base, the cover... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2018

A small Ming blue and white 'Dragon' jar, Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 1986. A small Ming blue and white 'Dragon' jar, Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566); ; 4 1/2 in. (10.8 cm.) high, Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 524,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The ovoid body painted with two five-clawed dragons striding amidst a stylised flame and lotus scroll and separated by two lotus blooms, above a band of overlapping petals around the foot, the shoulder with a band of lotus lappets... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2018

A blue and white 'Dragon' jar, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620)

Lot 131. A blue and white 'Dragon' jar, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620); 13.7 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. vividly painted around the exterior in bright tones of cobalt with two five-clawed dragons striding amongst clouds above a wavy sea, all between a band of flower blooms with scrolling foliage below the neck and upright lappets at the foot, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character mark within a double-circle, wood... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2018

An extremely rare small blue and white 'Dragon' jar, mark and period of Xuande (1426-1435)

Lot 2931. An extremely rare small blue and white 'Dragon' jar, mark and period of Xuande (1426-1435); 8.5 cm., 3 5/16 in. Estimate 5,000,000 — 7,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,927,500 HKD (481,571 EUR) (761,032 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's 2008. of finely potted small squat form, painted in vivid tones of pale cobalt-blue on the exterior with two winged scaly dragons in mutual pursuit, flying through cloud scrolls above stormy crested waves, below a formal foliate band on the shoulder,... [Lire la suite]