19 septembre 2021

A large wucai 'dragon' jardinière, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620)

Lot 88. A large wucai 'dragon' jardinière, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620). Diameter 22⅜ in., 56.9 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 USD. Lot sold: 113,400 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the deep sides tapering slightly towards the base and rising to a galleried rim, boldly painted with two five-clawed dragons striding above a lotus pond, each with a serpentine scaly body emitting flame wisps, a spiky ridged spine, and sharp talons, the pond teeming... [Lire la suite]

10 septembre 2018

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

Lot 149. A blue and white 'Dragon' jardinière, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 8 1/4  in., 21 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000. Lot sold 43,750 USD. © Sotheby's. the steeply rounded sides rising to a gently lipped rim, painted around the body with a pair of five-clawed dragons striding among clouds above a band of foaming waves, the slightly concave base with an unglazed ring encircling a further recessed-central medallion, with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. ... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2017

A large pair of blue and white 'Dragon' jardinières, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 328. A large pair of blue and white 'Dragon' jardinières, Qing dynasty, 19th century; d. 53 cm, 20 7/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot sold 325,000 HKD (34,931 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's each with deep rounded sides rising to a wide everted rim, the exterior painted with four ferocious dragons writhing amongst flames and scrolling clouds in pursuit of flaming pearls above tumultuous waves, below stylised angular scrolls formed from pairs of... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2014

A blue and white 'Dragon' jardiniere, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 193. A blue and white 'Dragon' jardinière, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 25.5cm., 10in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. of deep U-shape, painted to the the exterior with a four-clawed scaly dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all with fire and cloud scrolls, the rim bound in metal The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014  
01 janvier 2014

A blue and white 'dragon' jardinière, Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A blue and white 'dragon' jardinière, Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Photo courtesy Bonhams. The well-potted domed body with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly recessed base, the exterior painted in vibrant and rich cobalt-blue tone with two sinuous and ferocious five-clawed dragons writhing amidst undulating cloud scrolls, all above intricately-decorated swirling crested waves. 21.6cm (8½in) diam. Sold for £47,500 (€56,974) Provenance: an English private collection For a very similar... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2012

A blue and white 'dragon' jardinière, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 331. A blue and white 'dragon' jardinière, Jiajing mark and period; 55.6cm., 21 7/8 in. Estimate 60,000 - 80,000 GBP. Lot sold 73,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's heavily potted with tapering sides rising to a lipped rim, the exterior painted with two dragons pacing amongst radiating cloud scrolls and flame wisps in pursuit of flaming pearls, the rim inscribed with a horizontal six-character Jiajing mark Provenance: Rousseau-Léveillé, Paris (according to label). Note: The present jardinière... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2012

A large blue and white 'dragon' jardinière, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong seal mark and period

A large blue and white 'dragon' jardinière, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong seal mark and period. Photo Sotheby's circulaire, la panse renflée délicatement peinte d'un beau bleu profond de deux dragons à cinq griffes à la poursuite de la perle enflammée parmi les nuages stylisés, le pied souligné d'une bande de vagues stylisées se répétant autour du col, sous une frise de têtes de ruyi, marque en cachet à six caractères en bleu sous couverte à la base ; importante restauration au col; 50 cm, 19 3/4... [Lire la suite]