30 décembre 2018

A pair of incised lime-green-glazed 'dragon' bowls, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908)

Lot 1014. A pair of incised lime-green-glazed 'dragon' bowls, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908). Diameter 5 7/8  in., 14.9 cm. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Sold: $18,750. © Sotheby's the exterior of each finely incised with two striding dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amid flame scrolls over waves, the interior and base white, the base with a six-character mark (2). Provenance: C.C. Teng & Co.  Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 1006. A blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 4 3/8  in., 11.1 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $7,500. © Sotheby's with deep rounded sides and a gently everted rim, painted around the exterior in inky cobalt blue with two five-clawed dragons striding above waves reaching for 'flaming pearls,' the base with a six-character seal mark. Provenance: C.C. Teng & Co. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2018

A green and yellow 'dragon' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 219. A green and yellow 'dragon' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908); 15 cm, 5 15/16  in. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Sold: £6,250. © Sotheby's the steeply rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the exterior with two finely incised and green-enamelled dragons pursuing flaming pearls among cloud scrolls and flames above crashing waves, the interior and base reserved in white, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Daoguang mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 200. A blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Daoguang mark and period (1821-1850); 14.6 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate £3,000 - £4,000. Sold: £6,875. © Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot, the exterior painted with a pair of sinuous five-clawed dragons admist ruyi shaped clouds, the interior with a further dragon in a central medallion, the base with a seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017
21 décembre 2018

A doucai 'dragon' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 453. A doucai 'dragon' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.5 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate £1,500 - £2,500. Sold: £8,125. © Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, brightly decorated around the exterior with four large scaly dragons in mutual pursuit of flaming pearls, the interior with a medallion similarly painted, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. Provenance: Purchased in London, 13th May 1975. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2018

A pair of blue and white 'dragon' bowls, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 413. A pair of blue and white 'dragon' bowls, seal marks and period of Daoguang  (1821-1850); 14.9 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 237,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. each painted with two five-clawed dragons striding amidst clouds, the interior with a medallion enclosing a dragon, wood stands. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018

08 septembre 2018

A blue and white 'Dragon' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 106. A blue and white 'Dragon' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 13.2 cm Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. © Sotheby's. with rounded sides gently rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flared rim, the exterior painted in rich cobalt tones with two five-clawed dragons striding amidst flame scrolls each in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', above a band of overlapping lappets and separated by... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2018

A very rare Longquan celadon 'dragon' bowl, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century 

Lot 289. A very rare Longquan celadon 'dragon' bowl, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 7½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 21,600. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 Thickly potted with rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the exterior carved with a scaly four-clawed dragon racing through clouds, the center of the interior impressed with a dragon roundel below lotus meander carved in the well, covered allover with a soft olive-green glaze, an... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2018

A pair of blue and white 'dragon' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3237. A pair of blue and white 'dragon' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 11 cm., 4 1/4 in. Estimate 200,000-300,000 HKD (19,572 — 29,357 EUR). Lot sold 250,000 HKD (24,464 EUR). Photo Sotheby's  each with curved sides supported on a short foot rising to a slightly everted rim, the exterior painted with bright washes of cobalt blue within pencilled outlines, depicting a pair of ferocious five-clawed dragons chasing 'flaming pearls' amongst clouds and flames, all above rocks and... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2018

A large blue and white 'Dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 3161.  A large blue and white 'Dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566); 29.8 cm., 11 3/4 in. Estimate 300,000-400,000 HKD (29,357 — 39,143 EUR). Lot sold 596,000 HKD (58,323 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. well potted with deep rounded sides and everted rim raised on a slightly tapered foot, the interior centred with an en face five-clawed dragon leaping amidst lotus scrolls within double circles, the exterior similarly decorated with a pair of sinuous dragons amongst a lotus... [Lire la suite]