23 mars 2019

An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 532. An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 6 7/8  in., 17.6 cm. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,0000. Lot Sold 13,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted with the shallow rounded sides raised on a short, tapered foot, the interior painted in iron-red enamel with a lively five-clawed dragon writhing against a ground of underglaze-blue crashing waves, the exterior similarly decorated with nine dragons striding above... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2019

A green-enameled 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736.1795)

Lot 530. A green-enameled 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,0000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow, rounded sides set over a tapered foot, the interior centered with an emerald-green-enameled five-clawed dragon writhing in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', flame scrolls encircling the beast, all enclosed by a green band bordered in underglaze-blue lines and repeated at the rim, the exterior similarly decorated, the base inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2019

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art Spring Sales 2019 To Take Place on 3 April

An Extremely Rare and Exceptional Blue and White Basin, Ming dynasty, Yongle Period (1403-1425); 25.6 cm, 10 1/8 in. Estimate: HK$8,000,000 - 12,000,000/ US$ 1,020,000 - 1,530,000. Courtesy Sotheby's.  Hong Kong - Sotheby’s Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art Spring Sale Series 2019 on 3 April will be highlighted by a themed sale dedicated to the renowned Tianminlou Collection. Other sales include Scholarly and Imperial Works of Art from a Distinguished Collection, an outstanding collection of... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2019

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 622. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619); 6 5/8in (16.8cm) diam. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 10,000 (€ 7,100 - 8,900). Sold for US$ 8,825 (€ 7,776) inc. premium0 © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a short slightly tapered foot ring, the interior decorated with three stylized clouds, the exterior with two striding dragons pursuing flaming pearls, the convex foot inscribed with a six-character mark enclosed within a... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2019

A rare white-glazed biscuit-decorated 'dragon' dish,Hongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of

Lot 1626. A rare white-glazed biscuit-decorated 'dragon' dish,Hongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1488-1505); 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Finely potted with shallow, rounded sides, the dish is incised on the interior with a dragon leaping amidst clouds, and on the exterior with two further dragons striding on a ground of waves crashing on rocks, all reserved in the biscuit that has fired to a very... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

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

Lot 1718. A green-glazed iron-red-ground 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) diam. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. With shallow rounded sides, painted in the center with a four-clawed dragon leaping amidst flames as it reaches for a flaming pearl, the well and exterior similarly painted with two dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, all in green glaze reserved against... [Lire la suite]

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. Lot sold $17,500. 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... [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]