10 avril 2020

A very rare early Ming tianbai-glazed anhua-decorated monk's cap ewer, sengmaohu, Yongle mark and of the period (1403-1424)

Lot 3980. A very rare early Ming tianbai-glazed anhua-decorated monk's cap ewer, sengmaohu, Yongle incised four-character mark and of the period (1403-1424); 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm.) high. Estimate 4,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 4,220,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. The globular body tapers towards the splayed foot, with a pronounced ridge at the base of the slightly flared neck and the elongated, curved spout which projects from the galleried rim of 'monk's... [Lire la suite]

07 avril 2020

A rare white-glazed anhua-decorated 'lotus' stem bowl, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 56. A rare white-glazed anhua-decorated 'lotus' stem bowl, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 113⁄4 in. (29.7 cm.) long. Estimate: HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (EUR 8,184 - EUR 15,345). Price Realised: HKD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby's London, 11 June 1996, lot 33A Hong Kong private family collectionSold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30 November 2017, lot 432. Christie’s. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, 21 - 28 April
19 novembre 2019

A fine and rare tianbai-glazed anhua-decorated ‘phoenix’ dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

  Lot 3003. A fine and rare tianbai-glazed anhua-decorated ‘phoenix’ dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 7 7/16 in. (18.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000 (USD 89,796 - USD 115,451). Price realised HKD 2,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The dish is thinly potted with wide rounded sides and a gently flared rim, finely decorated in anhua around the cavetto with a pair of phoenix divided by 'S'-shaped clouds, the centre evenly spaced with three clusters of cloud-scrolls,... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2019

A fine and very rare white-glazed anhua-decorated ‘dragon’ bowl, Kangxi slip-decorated seal mark and of the period

Lot 2902. A fine and very rare white-glazed anhua-decorated ‘dragon’ bowl, Kangxi slip-decorated six-character seal mark and of the period (1662-1722); 3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 77,039 - USD 102,718). Price realised HKD 1,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The egg-shell thin bowl is decorated in slip on the interior with two scaly dragons amidst clouds. The centre of the interior is inscribed in slip with a Kangxi reign mark in seal script,... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2019

A very rare anhua-decorated Ming blue and white 'fish' dish, Xuande six-character mark within double circles and of the period (

Lot 558. A very rare anhua-decorated Ming blue and white 'fish' dish, Xuande six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1426-1435); 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 1,119,100. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002 The dish is well potted and finely painted with characteristic 'heaping and piling', the central medallion featuring a lotus pond scene with two fish swimming among aquatic plants, the mouth rim encircled by a wave band and the exterior... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

Ming dynasty imperial yellow-glazed dishes sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 575. An imperial yellow-glazed dish, Hongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1488-1505); 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The well-potted, rounded sides rising from a slightly tapering foot ring, covered inside and out with a crackled glaze of pale lemon-yellow tone. Provenance: R.F.A. Riesco Collection, no. 193.  Note: Compare other Hongzhi-marked,... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2017

A large early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 3187. A large early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425), 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 77,373 - USD 103,164). Price realised HKD 1,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 With rounded sides, the interior is delicately incised with a ribboned lotus bouquet surrounded by a composite floral meander issuing thirteen blooms. The decoration on the cavetto is repeated around the exterior but with fourteen... [Lire la suite]