06 décembre 2018

A very rare and large imperial underglaze blue yellow-ground 'Gardenia' saucer dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the perio

Lot 97. A very rare and large imperial underglaze blue yellow-ground 'Gardenia' saucer dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521). D. 25,4 cm. Estimate 60,000-100,000 €. Unsold. © Nagel Auktionen With shallow rounded sides, freely painted in shaded tones of cobalt blue reserved on a rich yellow ground, the interior with a central medallion depicting a single leafy branch bearing two five-petalled gardenia blooms and a bud emerging from the top, encircled on the cavetto by fruiting... [Lire la suite]

15 mai 2016

A rare underglaze-blue yellow-ground 'gardenia' saucer dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 37. Property from the Cunliffe Collection. A rare underglaze-blue yellow-ground 'gardenia' saucer dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521); 19.8cm (7 7/8in) diam. Sold for £230,500 (€292,668). Photo: Bonhams. With shallow rounded sides, freely painted in shaded tones of cobalt blue reserved on a rich yellow ground, the interior with a central medallion depicting a single leafy branch bearing two five-petalled gardenia blooms and a bud emerging from the top, encircled on the cavetto by... [Lire la suite]