23 avril 2022

Kangxi Blue and white porcelains sold at Sotheby's, China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022

Lot 512. A blue and white 'qilin' yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18½ in., 47 cm. Lot sold: 22,680 USD (Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Lot 520. A blue and white 'phoenix' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 7⅝ in., 19.4 cm, wood cover and stand. Lot sold: 4,410 USD (Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the Collection of Anthony G.... [Lire la suite]

16 janvier 2022

A blue and white 'windswept' jar and blue and white 'dragon' dish jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century; dish, Qing dynasty, 18th cent

Lot 675. A blue and white 'windswept' jar and blue and white 'dragon' dish; jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century; dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century, Apocryphal Xuande mark under the dish; Hauteur de la jarre: 22,3 cm. (8 3⁄4 in.), Diamètre du plat: 20,7 cm. (8 1⁄8 in.). Price Realised USD 5,250 (Estimate USD 4,000 - EUR 6,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Provenance: Collection of Francis Golding (1944-2013). Christie's. Art of Asia, 25Nov - 10 Dec 2021
04 janvier 2022

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 68. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 6 7⁄8 in. (17.4 cm.) diam., fitted cloth box. Price Realised USD 16,250 (Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: Acquired in Virginia, 1988. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
03 janvier 2022

A small yellow-ground aubergine and green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

Lot 65. A small yellow-ground aubergine and green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark in aubergine enamel within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 41⁄4 in. (10.8 cm.) diam. Price Realised USD 5,000 (Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: Acquired in Ireland, 1999. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
17 novembre 2021

A large Longquan celadon 'dragon' dish, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 336.  A large Longquan celadon 'dragon' dish, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368); Diameter 35 cm, 13¾ in. Lot sold: 44,100 GBP (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's with rounded sides rising to a flat everted rim, the interior carved with a coiling dragon, covered overall with a sea-green glaze. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 6th November 2013, lot 262. Literature: Jean-Paul Desroches, Two Americans in Paris, A Quest for Asian Art, 2016, Paris, no.... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2021

A fine green-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 7. A fine green-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 25 cm. Lot sold: 1,638,000 HKD (Estimate: 600,000 - 800,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 the interior vibrantly enamelled with a medallion enclosing a ferocious five-clawed dragon writhing amidst flames and cloud scrolls in pursuit of a flaming pearl, surrounded at the cavetto by a pair of striding dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, the exterior similarly decorated, all above a lotus lappet border at the foot, the... [Lire la suite]

12 octobre 2021

A rare iron-red 'Dragon' dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark and period(1821-1850)

Lot 817. A rare iron-red 'dragon' dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's 2021 The interior is finely decorated with a five-clawed dragon writhing amidst flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl within line borders. The exterior is decorated with two further dragons chasing flaming pearls on a ground of incised waves. Provenance: Acquired in... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2021

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

Lot 815. A green and  yellow-glazed 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam.. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's 2021 The interior is decorated in the center with a writhing, front-faced five-clawed dragon leaping toward a flaming pearl, encircled by two further dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst flower sprigs in the well. The exterior is similarly decorated, and the... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2021

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

Lot 791. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's 2021 The interior is decorated with a five-clawed dragon writhing amidst clouds, and the exterior is decorated en suite with a pair of striding dragons. The base has a four-character mark reading Zhiyuantang zhi (Made for the Hall of Extended Remoteness). Sold by the Yale University Art... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2021

A pair of blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dishes, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 135. A pair of blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dishes, Seal marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Diameter 6⅜ in., 16.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 52,920 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 each with rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the center finely painted with an iron-red dragon chasing a 'flaming pearl' amidst cobalt-blue cloud scrolls, the motif repeated at the exterior with two iron-red dragons all between double-line borders, the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]