19 mars 2019

A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'Dragon' jarlets and covers, Kangxi marks and period(1662-1722)

Lot 508. A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'Dragon' jarlets and covers, Kangxi marks and period(1662-1722). Height 4 3/8 in., 11.2 cm. Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000. Lot sold 450,000 USD. © Sothebys  each elegantly potted with the tapering sides rising from a recessed base to rounded shoulders surmounted by a short, waisted neck, decorated around the body in fine shades of cobalt blue with two ferocious three-clawed dragons, each in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', the domed cover with... [Lire la suite]

13 octobre 2016

A fine blue and white 'dragon' jarlet and cover, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3693. A fine blue and white 'dragon' jarlet and cover, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Estimate 6,000,000 — 8,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,480,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. finely potted of squat ovoid form rising to rounded shoulders and a short waisted neck, decorated in bright blue tones with three ferocious three-clawed dragons, each reaching for a 'flaming pearl', the domed cover painted with beribboned coins and lozenges alternating with clouds below a blue... [Lire la suite]