23 juin 2021

A wucai ‘longevity’ kosometsuke dish, Ming dynasty, Tianqi-Chongzhen period

Lot 126. A wucai ‘longevity’ kosometsuke dish, Ming dynasty, Tianqi-Chongzhen period (1621-1644). Diameter 7⅞ in., 20 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 4,410 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Provenance: Collection of Johanna (1931-2004) and Frank Uhl (1926-2006), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021   

01 janvier 2019

A doucai ‘longevity’ dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 171. A doucai ‘longevity’ dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 21.2cm., 8 3/8 in. Estimate 5,000-7,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,625 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides supported on a straight foot, painted to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a shou character roundel surrounded by eight further shou characters and interlocking ruyi strapwork, the exterior similarly decorated with stylised shou characters between a band of C-scrolls and... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2017

A fine doucai ‘Longevity’ dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 132. A fine doucai ‘Longevity’ dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 220,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 28,439 - USD 33,609). Price realised HKD 325,000 (USD 42,007) © Christie's Imags Ltd 2017. The interior of the dish is enamelled with a Shou character and radiating Lanca characters within linked arabesques, the exterior with leaf and stem elements forming stylised Shoucharacters above... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2015

A yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘Longevity’ dish, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 39. A yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘Longevity’ dish, Jiajing mark and period  (1522-1566); 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP (20,348 - 27,130 EUR). Lot sold 20,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared rim, incised and decorated with green enamels against an egg-yolk yellow ground, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a stylised shoucharacter formed from entwined branches bearing eight... [Lire la suite]