15 octobre 2019

A Chinese blue and white 'qilin' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 16. A Chinese blue and white 'qilin' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 13 5/8 in. (34.5 cm.) diameter. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 9,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Decorated in vibrant cobalt blue tones with a qilin breathing fire in a landscape with clouds, rocks and plantain trees, the base with the four-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle reading Yu Tang Jia Qi that may be translated as 'fine vessel for the Jade Hall'. ... [Lire la suite]

09 mai 2019

A blue and white 'Qilin' dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lo 90. A blue and white 'Qilin' dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 36.7cm (14 1/2in) diam. Estimate £ 8,000 - 10,000 (€ 9,300 - 12,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019. Painted in the centre in vivid tones with two mythical qilin beside towering peony and camellia blossoms, surrounded by a band of butterflies, fruit and branches on the cavetto, the rim decorated with onion-domed buildings interspersed with flowers, figures and Buddhist lions suspended from chains, Japanese wood box. Compare with a similar... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2019

A fine and large blue and white 'Qilin' dish, Qing Dynasty, Shunzhi Period (1644-1661)

Lot 312. A fine and large blue and white 'Qilin' dish, Qing Dynasty, Shunzhi Period (1644-1661). Diameter 13 3/4  in., 35 cm. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold 16,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. stoutly potted with rounded sides rising from a short tapered and chaneled foot, the interior boldly painted in strong tones of cobalt blue with an animated qilin sitting on its scaly back haunches, one front leg outstretched, the other with hoof raised, bearing a benign expression, the... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2018

A rare finely enamelled doucai 'Qilin' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2197. A rare finely enamelled doucai 'Qilin' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price realised HKD 2,180,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The dish is painted on the interior with a mythical qilin galloping over a storming sea, its back supporting a ribboned book on a saddle cloth, the background with craggy rocks rising out of breaking... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2016

A fine and rare doucai 'Qilin' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2934. A fine and rare doucai 'Qilin' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - HKD 3,000,000 (USD 330,000 - USD 390,000). Price Realised HKD 2,900,000 (USD 374,030). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The dish is painted on the interior with a mythical qilin galloping over a storming sea, its back supporting a ribboned book on a saddle cloth, the background with craggy rocks rising out of breaking waves, all enclosed... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2014

A carved red, yellow, green and black lacquer 'Qilin' dish, Incised mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 42. A carved red, yellow, green and black lacquer 'Qilin' dish, Incised mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566). ; diameter 16.8 cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,840,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's of circular form with shallow everted sides supported on a ribbed tapered foot, finely carved in varied levels of relief revealing multiple layers of red, yellow, black and green lacquer, the interior with a qilin galloping above cragged rocks, bamboo shoots and a cluster of yellow... [Lire la suite]