08 janvier 2022

A yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 739. A yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); Diamètre: 12 cm. (4 3⁄4 in.). Price Realised EUR 18,750 (Estimate EUR 4,000- EUR 5,000). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: Private UK Collection, assembled prior to 2000. Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 10 Dec 2021

05 janvier 2022

A blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 77. A blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 7 1⁄4 in. (18.4 cm.) diam. Price Realised USD 20,000 (Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000). © Christie's 2021 The base has an apocryphal Xuande mark. Provenance: Acquired in Ireland, 2003. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
04 janvier 2022

Two green and yellow-glazed 'dragon' bowls, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 73. Two green and yellow-glazed 'dragon' bowls, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 4 in. (10.3 cm.) diam. Price Realised USD 9,375 (Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000). © Christie's 2021 One bowl is inscribed on the base with a Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). The other bowl is inscribed with a Guangxu six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908). Provenance: Bowl with Daoguang mark: Acquired in Florida, 1987.Bowl with... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2022

A famille verte 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 66. A famille verte 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722), Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 3⁄8 in. (18.6 cm.) diam. Price Realised USD 2,000 (Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 2,000). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: Acquired in Ireland, 2005. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
17 décembre 2021

A rare blue-ground copper-red 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 410. A rare blue-ground copper-red 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 15.8 cm. Lot sold: 604,800 HKD (Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD). (C) 2021 Sotheby's Property from an old Hong Kong family collection. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23rd May 1978, lot 96. Note: A pair of similar bowls in the T.Y. Chao Family Foundation collection was exhibited and illustrated in Julian Thompson, Ming And Ch'ing Porcelain From The Collection Of The T.Y. Chao Family... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2021

A blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 792. A blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 25,625. © Christie's 2021 The exterior is decorated with two five-clawed dragons writhing amidst clouds and above rocks emerging from crashing waves. The base has a four-character mark Zhiyuantang zhi (Made for the Hall of Extended Remoteness). Sold by the Yale University Art Gallery to benefit acquisition funds. ... [Lire la suite]

30 juillet 2021

A qingbai incised 'dragon' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 417. A qingbai incised 'dragon' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diamètre: 14 cm. (51⁄2 in.). Estimate EUR 800 - EUR 1,200. Price Realised EUR 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Provenance:  Private European collection, predominantly assembled by the current owner's father from the 1970s to 1990s, then by descent within the family. Note: The interior of this conical bowl is finely incised with two dragons chasing the flaming pearl amongst fire scrolls... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2021

An extremely rare doucai and anhua-decorated 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521)

Lot 3611. An extremely rare doucai and anhua-decorated 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521); 16.5 cm. Estimate: 4,000,000 - 6,000,000 HKD. Lot sold: 5,015,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the exterior of the deep rounded sides decorated in doucai with two dragons striding sinuously above tempestuous waves crashing against jagged rockwork, the continuous scene further accentuated with the spines of each mythical beast and the flaming wisps rendered in bright iron red,... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2021

A doucai 'dragon' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 718. A doucai 'dragon' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in seal script in in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 100,000. © Christie's 2021 The flaring, conical sides rise to a notched rim, and are decorated with two writhing five-clawed dragons, one depicted in green enamel and the other in yellow enamel, each emerging from foaming waves, and separated by flaming pearls and cloud... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2021

A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'dragon' bowls, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period

Lot 532. A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'dragon' bowls, underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735); D. 9,5 cm. Estimate: € 20.000- € 30.000. Result: € 78.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Old and important European private collection, according to records bought in Beijing 1923. Note: The current pair of bowls exemplifies the Yongzheng Emperor's admiration for celebrated Chinese ceramics and antiquity as well as his desire to uphold such... [Lire la suite]