19 avril 2020

A fine wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3628. A fine wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850). Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 250,000  HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flaring rim, painted to the exterior with a green and a red dragon striding in pursuit of flaming pearls, divided by a pair of swooping phoenix, all below a band of bajixiang interspersed with ruyi emblems, the interior with a... [Lire la suite]

31 mars 2020

A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2129. A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price Realized USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The deep, rounded sides rise to a slightly everted rim and are decorated on the exterior with phoenixes descending between two dragons, in iron red and green glaze, shown striding amidst flower scroll below a narrow border of... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2020

A fine pair of wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowls, Kangxi six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 1869. A fine pair of wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowls, Kangxi six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 2,660,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Each with deeply rounded sides rising to a slightly flaring rim, painted to the exterior with two dragons amidst flower sprays chasing 'flaming pearls' divided by two descending phoenix, below a narrow band of the eight... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2020

A pair of yellow-glazed 'dragon and phoenix' bowls, Xianfeng marks and period (1831-1861)

Lot 106. A pair of yellow-glazed 'dragon and phoenix' bowls, Xianfeng marks and period (1831-1861); 10.8cm., 4 1/4 in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 USD. Lot sold 6,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each deep rounded body rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, incised around the exterior with two five-clawed dragons and two phoenix in flight amidst fire scrolls, all above a lotus lappet band and covered overall in a bright yellow glaze. Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2020

A pair of blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1666. A pair of blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  With steep sides rising to a slightly flared, rounded rim, painted around the exterior with alternating dragon and phoenix roundels framed by conjoined lotus blossoms, the interior painted with a single phoenix roundel beneath a diaper border, the base of one with apocryphal Chenghua mark and... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019

A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Daoguang underglaze blue six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 313. A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Daoguang underglaze blue six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000. Price realised GBP 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The bowl is decorated to the exterior in bright enamels with two scaly dragons chasing flaming pearls and two long-tailed phoenix, all amidst leafy floral scrolls. The rim has a band containing the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, and... [Lire la suite]

29 décembre 2019

A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Kangxi underglaze blue six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 312. A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Kangxi underglaze blue six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 5 7/8 in. (14.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 32,450. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The gently rounded sides are painted with two dragons interspersed with two descending phoenix. The interior is decorated with a roundel enclosing a long-bodied dragon pursuing the flaming pearl.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3457. A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 475,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Well potted with deep rounded sides and slightly flared mouth rim, the exterior is brightly painted with two scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl, alternating with descending long-tailed phoenix, all amidst meandering leafy scrolls and below a... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1923. A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price Realized HKD 870,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the exterior is painted with two phoenixes descending between green and iron-red dragons pursuing 'flaming pearls' amidst flower sprigs, below a band of the Eight Buddhist Emblems alternating... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2019

A fine pair of incised aubergine-enamelled 'dragon and phoenix' bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period

Lot 3439. A fine pair of incised aubergine-enamelled 'dragon and phoenix' bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 14 1/4 in. (10.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 2,680,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each bowl is thinly potted with rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim. The exterior is incised with a five-clawed dragon and a phoenix striding amidst cloud scrolls, covered overall... [Lire la suite]