09 janvier 2019

A Chinese 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'dragon' dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 468. A Chinese 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'dragon' dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; diameter 15 1/4 in.; 38.7 cm. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the center of the interior applied with a molded dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' all within a band of large, freely incised leaves wrapping around the cavetto, the exterior molded and incised with a band of upright lotus petals, covered overall in an unctuous sea-green... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2018

A pair of incised lemon-yellow-glazed 'dragon' dishes, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908)

Lot 1090. A pair of incised lemon-yellow-glazed 'dragon' dishes, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908). Diameter 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Sold: $6,250. © Sotheby's each with rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, incised on the interior with a five-clawed dragon pursuing a 'flaming pearl' amidst flame scrolls, the exterior with two further dragons, all beneath a vibrant lemon-yellow glaze, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue (2). Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 1092. A blue and white 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 7 in., 17.7 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Sold: $12,500. © Sotheby's the rounded sides supported on a short tapered foot, the interior painted with a central roundel enclosing a five-clawed dragon writhing amongst cresting blue waves, the exterior with nine dragons above waves and a band of overlapping coins, the base with a six-character seal mark. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's:... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2018

An iron-red and underglaze blue 'Dragon' dish, Daoguang seal mark and period(1821-1850)

Lot 1101. An iron-red and underglaze blue 'Dragon' dish, Daoguang seal mark and period(1821-1850). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Sold: $16,250. © Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides supported on a tapered foot, decorated on the interior with a central medallion enclosing an iron-red five-clawed dragon writhing against a ground of swirling waves, the underside similarly decorated with nine iron-red dragons above waves below a border of interlinked... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2018

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

Lot 1001. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.7 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $9,375. © Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a slightly flared rim, the interior painted with a scaly dragon leaping to grasp a 'flaming pearl' amid flame scrolls, the exterior repeating the motif, all within double line borders, the base with a six-character seal mark. Sotheby's. Saturday... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2018

An iron-red and underglaze blue 'dragon' dish, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 206. An iron-red and underglaze blue 'dragon' dish, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000. Sold: £8,125. © Sotheby's  with shallow sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, the interior medallion finely painted with a writhing five-clawed iron-red dragon pursuing a flaming pearl amidst blue cloud scrolls, within a double-circle also repeated at the rim, the exterior with a similar pair of dragons and 'flaming pearls', the base... [Lire la suite]

20 décembre 2018

A later enamelled blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 211. A later enamelled blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795);17.5 cm, 6 7/8  in. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Sold: £9,375. © Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, the central medallion with a writhing five-clawed dragon amongst cresting waves, the exterior with nine further dragons below a border of cash coins, with sections highlighted in yellow, turquoise, purple and red enamels, the outlines of the dragons gilded,... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2018

A Longquan celadon 'Dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 531. A Longquan celadon 'Dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. D.: 37.2 cm. (14 3/8 in.). Estimate EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000. Price realised EUR 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. De forme circulaire, recouvert d'une belle glaçure céladon, le centre orné en relief d'un dragon pourchassant la perle sacrée parmi deux volutes de nuages, l'aile incisée de volutes, le revers rehaussé de pétales moulés ; une fêle. Christie's. C'est fou!, Paris, 12 - 14 December 2018
14 décembre 2018

A green ground iron-red decorated 'Dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the

Lot 165. A green ground iron-red decorated 'Dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722). Diamètre: 21,7 cm. (8 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000. Price realised EUR 12,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. L'intérieur est orné d'un grand médaillon circulaire à décor d'un dragon féroce à cinq griffes pourchassant la perle sacrée, la bordure rehaussée à l'intérieur comme à l'extérieur de deux dragons parmi les nuages. ... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2018

A finely moulded Ding 'Dragon' dish, Northern Song dynasty-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 67. A finely moulded Ding 'Dragon' dish, Northern Song dynasty-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diam. 14,4 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 30.000 EUR. © Sotheby's les bords légèrement évasés, l’intérieur finement moulé d’un dragon sinueux se mouvant parmi des rinceaux et des nuages, le pourtour intérieur décoré d’une frise de rinceaux sous une frise de leiwen, couverte d’une glaçure à tonalité ivoire, s’amincissant près du pied et des bords à l’extérieur... [Lire la suite]