21 mai 2021

Dragons From The Empire – Imperial Ceramics From The Yidetang Collection at Christie's HK 28 may 2021

The Yidetang Collection was assembled by a remarkable man, distinguished both in his professional life and in his passion for treasuring fine Chinese ceramics and works of art. While the selection in this sale, “Dragons from the Empire – Imperial Ceramics from the Yidetang Collection”, is only a small part of this exceptional collection, we hope that it provides a glimpse through a window, through the eye of the dragon, into the essence of the collector. Each of these ceramics share robust... [Lire la suite]

23 novembre 2019

A rare yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2914. A rare yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000 (USD 64,221 - USD 89,910). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The thinly potted bowl is incised and decorated to the exterior in brilliant green enamels with two five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst clouds and above mountains emerging from crashing... [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]
17 octobre 2019

An Incised Yellow-Glazed ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Longqing Period, 1567-1572

Lot 3412. An Incised Yellow-Glazed ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Longqing Period, 1567-1572. H 10cm D 22.6cm. Estimate: 250,000-350,000 HKD (USD 31,863 - 44,609). Sold Price: 295,000 HKD (USD 37,599). © Poly Auction Hong Kong The rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, incised on the interior medallion with a dragon amidst flames and cloud-scrolls, the exterior with two further striding dragons, all covered with a glaze of egg-yolk yellow tone with exception of the slightly convex base inscribed... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2019

A fine yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-

Lot 169. A fine yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 87,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019   The exterior is finely incised and enamelled green with two striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst fire and cloud scrolls between ruyi lappets around the base and an undulating scroll around the rim, the... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2018

A rare aubergine-ground and yellow-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 2923. A rare aubergine-ground and yellow-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 6 in. (15.1 cm.) diam. Estimate: HK$1,200,000.00 - HK$2,000,000.00 (USD 153,810 - USD 256,350). Price realised HKD 3,700,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. The bowl is finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a tall straight foot to a straight rim. The exterior is incised and enamelled with two scaly five-clawed yellow dragons... [Lire la suite]

24 septembre 2018

Two blue and white dishes and a blue and white ‘Dragon’ bowl ; dishes: Kangxi period (1662-1722); bowl: Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 5. Two blue and white dishes and a blue and white ‘Dragon’ bowl ; dishes: Kangxi period (1662-1722); bowl: Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000(USD 7,728 - USD 10,304). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. 'Swallow' dish: 14 in. (35.5 cm.) diam., box 'Quail' dish: 10 3/8 in. (26.5 cm.) diam., Japanese wood boxBowl: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam., box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2018

A rare anhua-decorated blue and white ‘Dragon’ bowl, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 972. A rare anhua-decorated blue and white ‘Dragon’ bowl, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000.  Price realised USD 2,772,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to the slightly flaring rim, decorated on the exterior in brilliant tones of cobalt blue with two five-clawed dragons striding through cruciform clouds in pursuit of... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2018

An Aubergine and Green ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark and Period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3116. An Aubergine and Green ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark and Period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 11.4 cm., 4 1/2  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014. the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to an everted rim, the exterior decorated with two scaly five-clawed dragons in mutual pursuit of a ‘flaming pearl’ above tumultuous waves, all against a green ground, the recessed base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2017

A blue and white ‘Dragon’ bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 129. A blue and white ‘Dragon’ bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The base with an apocryphal Xuande mark, box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong