19 mai 2020

Lockdown auction held behind closed doors includes £45,000 Beijing enamel vase

Lot 60. From The Earls of Crawford and Balcarres, Balcarres House, Fife, Scotland. Rare imperial painted enamel yellow-ground 'lotus' vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 27cm high.  Sold for £45,000. © Lyon & Turnbull.   EDINBURGH.- A rare Chinese imperial vase found in a Scottish country house topped the Asian Art sale held ‘behind closed doors’ by Lyon & Turnbull on May 13.The Qianlong (1736-95) mark and period painted enamel lotus vase sold at... [Lire la suite]

09 février 2020

A pair of small iron-red-decorated 'Dragon' wine cups, Tongzhi six-character marks and of the period (1862-1874)

Lot 1766. A pair of small iron-red-decorated 'Dragon' wine cups, Tongzhi six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874); 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Each finely painted with a pair of five-clawed dragons writhing amidst flames in pursuit of flaming pearls above a band of breaking waves. Provenance: Marsha Vargas, 1980s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2020

Eight iron-red 'dragon' wine cups, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850)

Lot 265. Eight iron-red 'dragon' wine cups, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850). Height 1 7/8 in., 4.8 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's each finely potted with steep sides and everted rim, painted with two striding five-clawed dragons amid clouds above foaming waves, all between underglaze blue double-line borders at the rim and foot, seal mark in underglaze blue, fitted wood box (9).  Provenance: Collection of Austin... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2019

A pair of iron-red 'dragon' wine cups, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 80. A pair of iron-red 'dragon' wine cups, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908); 6.5cm (2 1/2in) diam. Sold for £ 23,750 (€ 26,623). © Bonhams Each thinly-potted cup enamelled around the exterior with two striding dragons, one in profile, one with its head turned backwards, in pursuit of flaming pearls above breaking waves. Provenance: a distinguished European private collection. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014
31 janvier 2018

A pair of iron-red 'Dragon' wine cups, Jiaqing marks and period (1796-1820)

Lot 397. A pair of iron-red 'Dragon' wine cups, Jiaqing marks and period (1796-1820); height 2 in., 5cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2010 each with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, well painted in iron-red with two dragons in pursuit of 'flaming-pearls' amidst scrolling clouds, all above a short straight foot (2). Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York
12 juillet 2016

A pair of fine green enamelled 'Dragon' wine cups, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3175. A pair of fine green enamelled 'Dragon' wine cups, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 4.9 cm., 1 7/8 in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (48,929 — 68,501 EUR). Lot sold 920,000 HKD (90,029 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.  each with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to the slightly everted rim, finely painted on the exterior with a pair of scaly dragons, one looking back over its shoulder, pacing over crested... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2015

Two iron red 'dragon' wine cups, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

Two iron red 'dragon' wine cups, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,500). Photo: Bonhams. Each of inverted bell form but slightly different size to the rim and foot, the exterior painted with two striding dragons, one in profile and the other with its head turned backwards as they pursue flaming peals above a band of breaking waves, the reign mark written in underglaze blue standard script to the center of each recessed base. 2 3/16 and 2 1/4in (5.9 and 5.8cm)... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2010

A pair of iron-red 'dragon' wine cups, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 249. A pair of iron-red 'dragon' wine cups, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795); height 1 3/4 in., 4.4 cm - Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD. Lot Sold 27,500 USD. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2010 with steep sides and slightly flared at the rim, the exterior finely painted with iron-red enamel depicting two five-clawed dragons contesting a 'flaming pearl' above cresting waves (2) Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York
28 octobre 2009

An unusual small 'dragon' wine cup, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 1617. An unusual small 'dragon' wine cup, Mark and period of Jiajing(1522-1566); 6.2 cm., 2 1/2 in. Estimaet 250,000—300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 325,000 HKD. photo Sotheby's 2009 well-potted with steep sides and slightly flared at the rim rising from a short foot rim, the exterior painted with iron-red enamel depicting two 'five-clawed' dragons amongst clouds, all between double-lines both at the lip and at the base, the countersunk base with the underglaze-blue six-character mark within a double-square.  Note:... [Lire la suite]
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