20 mai 2018

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

Lot 247. A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 15.2cm (6in) diam. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000. Sold for £ 8,750 (€ 10,020). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Of rounded flaring sides rising from the slightly inverted foot ring, the exterior vividly painted in underglaze blue and enamelled in red, green, yellow and aubergine, with four alternating five-clawed dragons and phoenixes pursuing the flaming pearl amidst foliate floral scrolls, below the rim with the Eight... [Lire la suite]

11 avril 2018

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

Lot 2116. A fine wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 5 1/8 in. (13.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 1,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,050,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The bowl is well potted with curved sides rising to a flared rim. The exterior is finely detailed in underglaze-blue and wucai enamels with a pair of five-clawed, striding dragons, each in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', one in red enamel... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2018

A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 2650. A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 14.8 cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 200,000HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, finely painted on the exterior with two dragons amidst flower sprays and divided by two descending phoenix, all below a narrow ruyi and bajixiang band at the rim, the interior with a medallion enclosing a scaly five-clawed dragon in... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2017

A 'wucai' 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 285. A 'wucai' 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); diameter 5 7/8 in., 14.9 cm. Estimate 8,000—10,000 USD. Sold 60,000 USD. photo courtesy Sotheby's of U-shape rising to a slightly everted rim, painted to the exterior with two striding five-clawed scaly dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', one painted in green enamel, the other painted in iron-red, interspersed with two descending phoenix picked out in green, aubergine and yellow enamel with underglaze-blue and... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2017

A very rare blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Wanli mark and period (1573-1619)

Lot 2814. A very rare blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 8 1/4 in. (21.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The deep bowl is painted in cobalt of deep sapphire-blue tones with a pair of sinuous five-clawed dragons striding amid clouds in pursuit of flaming pearls, above a band of linked ruyi-heads.... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2017

A fine 'wucai' 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 119. A fine 'wucai' 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 20,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 24,000 USD. Photo: Sothebys. potted with deep rounded sides everting at the rim, painted around the exterior in deep underglaze-blue of purplish tones and brilliant glassy enamels with a green and an iron-red dagon pacing through scattered blooms in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', the beasts alternating with two swooping phoenix with outstretched wings and fanned tails, all below a... [Lire la suite]

13 octobre 2017

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

Lot 3736.  A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850), 15 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently flaring rim, the exterior enamelled with a green and a red scaly 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]
14 septembre 2017

A pair of wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowls, Jiaqing seal marks and period (1796-1820)

Lot 31. A pair of wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowls, Jiaqing seal marks and period (1796-1820). Diameter 5 3/4  in., 14.5 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 112,500 USD. © Sotheby's. each potted with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a gently flared rim, painted to the exterior with two dragons striding in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', divided by phoenix in flight, reserved on a leafy floral ground, all below a band of 'Eight Buddhist... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2017

A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 3. A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 5 1/4  in., 13.2 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 87,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a gently flared rim, the exterior vividly decorated with a green and a red dragon striding in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', separated by a pair of descending phoenix, all below a band of the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' and ruyi motifs at the... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2017

A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 228. A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722), 13.1 cm, 5 3/16  in. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  each finely potted with curved sides rising from a flat slightly recessed base, the exterior delicately detailed with a continuous scene of with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a gently flared rim, the exterior vividly decorated with a green and a red dragon striding in pursuit of flaming pearls,... [Lire la suite]