15 septembre 2015

A pair of doucai 'Carp' bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A pair of doucai 'Carp' bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 10,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's each rising from a short foot to rounded sides, painted to the exterior with two  carp amongst swirling waves below a band of clouds and radiating sun, a flowering peach tree with iron-red blooms growing beside a rock amid swirling waves, all between double line borders, the interior of each with peach blossoms amid waves, apocryphal Chenghua marks in underglaze blue (2) - Diameter 7... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2010

Ming dynasty blue and white porcelains at Sotheby's Hong Kong 8 april 2010

Lot 1850. A rare and magnificent blue and white ewer, Ming dynasty, Yongle period; 28 cm., 11 in. Est. 12,000,000—15,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 18,580,000 HKD. photo Sotheby's based on a Persian metal form, the pear-shaped body painted in vibrant colbalt tones with a continuous leafy lotus scroll, growing around and into a ruyi-head shaped cartouche on the center of each side, all below a tapering neck with a band of pomegranate scroll and a pendent ruyi-head band rising to an everted rim painted with gardenia sprays,... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2008

A blue and white 'carp' bowl. Mark and period of Wanli

A blue and white 'carp' bowl. Mark and period of Wanli. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's  well potted with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, painted on the exterior in vivid cobalt-blue with four carp frolicking in a lotus pond, depicted in various poses swimming amidst water weeds and lotus, all above a band of ruyi heads and below double-lines borders at the rim, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a further fish with double-line borders repeated at the rim, the base inscribed with the six-character mark... [Lire la suite]
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