11 octobre 2021

A gilt-decorated blue-glazed 'dragon' vase, Guangxu six-character seal mark in gilt and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 793. A gilt-decorated blue-glazed 'dragon' vase, Guangxu six-character seal mark in gilt and of the period (1875-1908); 15 ¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's 2021 The vase is decorated on the globular body with a pair of five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst flames and stylized clouds, all between bands of cresting waves below and shou characters and lotus sprays above. The neck is similarly decorated... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2021

A copper-red-decorated 'dragon' vase (Tianqiuping), Qing Dynasty, 18th century

 Lot 136. A copper-red-decorated 'dragon' vase (Tianqiuping), Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Height 13¾ in., 35 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 69,300 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the globular body rising to a tall, slightly flaring cylindrical neck, the exterior painted in vibrant underglaze red with a fierce, scaly four-clawed dragon striding amidst flame wisps and clouds in vigorous pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' above crashing waves below, the rim encircled by a band of foliate... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2021

A white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' vase, Jiajing incised six-character mark at the shoulder and of the period

Lot 25. A white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' vase, Jiajing incised six-character mark at the shoulder and of the period (1522-1566). Hauteur: 39 cm. (15 3/8 in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 10,000. Price Realised EUR 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Le corps est à décor secret incisé de deux dragons à la poursuite de la perle enflammée parmi les nuages en volutes. L'épaulement est souligné de rinceaux dans des cartouches en forme de têtes de ruyi au-dessous de la marque... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2020

A sancai 'dragon' vase, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 239. A sancai 'dragon' vase, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 32.5 cm. (12 3/4 in.) high. Price estimate: HKD: 50,000 - 70,000 (USD: 6,500 - 9,000). Auction Result: HKD: 59,000. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: An important Taiwanese private collection, acquired in the 1980s. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions
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06 mai 2020

A doucai 'dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 2. A doucai 'dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 131/4 in. (33.8 cm.) high. Estimate: HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000 (EUR 12,276 - EUR 18,414). Price Realised: HKD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Christie's. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art. Online, 21 - 28 April 2020
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25 mars 2020

A fine and magnificent large blue and white 'dragon' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3106. A fine and magnificent large blue and white 'dragon' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 46 cm., 18 1/8 in. Estimate 20,000,000 — 30,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 29,780,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. well potted of elongated pear shape with a swelling body sweeping up to a slender neck, exquisitely painted in vivid cobalt-blue with five sinuous five-clawed dragons animatedly posing in various positions around the vase amidst a dense lotus ground, all between a band of... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2020

An imperial white jade 'dragon' vase, Qianlong period (1736- 1795)

Lot 1698. An imperial white jade 'dragon' vase, Qianlong period (1736- 1795); 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate 800,000 - HKD 1,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,607,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. Well carved in relief to each side of the flattened vase with a medallion enclosing a coiled full-faced five-clawed dragon amidst scrolling clouds, the waisted neck and flattened sides carved with bats holding peach sprigs amidst a dense ground of ruyi clouds, the neck flanked by a pair of dragon... [Lire la suite]
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07 février 2020

A blue and white 'dragon' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1662. A blue and white 'dragon' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The attenuated ovoid body well painted with two four-clawed dragons leaping vertically amidst flames in pursuit of flaming pearls, below bands of herringbone, scrolls and dots at the base of the neck which rises to a wide mouth with flaring rim.  Provenance: John Sparks, London, July 1937Paul... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2019

An incised aubergine-glazed 'dragon' vase, Jiaqing six-character incised seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 163. An incised aubergine-glazed 'dragon' vase, Jiaqing six-character incised seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The well potted bottle vase with flaring mouth rim is finely incised to the bulbous body and neck with two confronted dragons amongst ruyi-shaped clouds, all above a band of waves and a band of classic scrolls to the foot rim, covered in a rich dark... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2019

An underglaze-blue and copper-red 'dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 876. An underglaze-blue and copper-red 'dragon' vase,  Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 17 5/8  in., 44.8 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 35,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of baluster form, rising from a narrow spreading foot to sweep into broad rounded shoulders before tapering into a waisted cylindrical neck, the shoulders painted with two ferocious coiled dragons, each rising above turbulent waves amidst flames chasing a 'flaming pearl', all... [Lire la suite]