15 octobre 2016

A blue and white 'dragon' brush rest, Wanli six-character in a line within a double rectangle and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 158. A blue and white 'dragon' brush rest, Wanli six-character in a line within a double rectangle and of the period (1573-1619). Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,773 - USD 10,365). Price Realised HKD 250,000 (USD 32,379). Photo Christie’s Images Limited 2016. The brush rest is moulded and pierced as a five-peaked mountain, each peak surmounted by a five-clawed dragon, the base covered with a clear glaze. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) wide, box. Provenance: Robert &... [Lire la suite]

27 octobre 2015

A rare wucai 'dragon' brush rest, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze-blue within a double-rectangle and of the period

A rare wucai 'dragon' brush rest, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze-blue within a double-rectangle and of the period (1573-1619); 6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) wide. Estimate £15,000 – £25,000 ($22,980 - $38,300). Lot sold GBP 88,900. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The brush rest is of crescent section, moulded with three five-clawed dragons encircled by stylised cloud scrolls above rocks and waves.  Provenance: From the Blair Charitable Trust, removed from Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, Scotland. ... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2015

A wucai 'Dragon' brush rest, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within double rectangles and of the period (1573-1619)

A wucai 'Dragon' brush rest, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within double rectangles and of the period (1573-1619). Estimate HK$150,000 - HK$250,000 ($19,446 - $32,410). Price Realized HK$200,000 ($25,922). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The brush rest is moulded and pierced as three dragons rising above waves and rocks and raised on a low pedestal with bracket-shaped apron, all decorated in underglaze blue, green, black and iron red. 6 in. (15.2 cm.) long, brocade stand Christie's. THE PAVILION... [Lire la suite]