01 décembre 2018

A pair of green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 408. A pair of green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 18 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot sold 237,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. each enamelled on the interior with a five-clawed dragon reaching for a flaming pearl amidst flames, the exterior similarly decorated with two dragons against a ground of incised waves, wood stands. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018

29 juillet 2018

A white-glazed ‘Dragon’ dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 163. A white-glazed ‘Dragon’ dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 8 5/8  in., 21.8 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 5,625 USD. Photo Sotheby’s. the interior carved with a central medallion of a writhing dragon amongst waves, the rounded sides with four different fish, applied overall with a slightly bluish-white glaze.  Provenance: Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 31st October 1995, lot 437. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 16... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2018

A pair of green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dishes, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850)

Lot 80. A pair of green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dishes, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850); 18.2 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 21,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides of each rising from a short foot to an everted rim, painted to the interior in green and black enamel with a five-clawed dragon writhing amongst flames in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', the exterior similarly decorated with a pair of scaly dragons, the base inscribed with an underglaze blue seal... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2018

A moulded ‘Longquan’ celadon ‘dragon’ dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1366)

  Lot 262. A moulded ‘Longquan’ celadon ‘dragon’ dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1366); 35.7cm., 14 1/8 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000. Lot sold 25,000 GBP. Photo: Sothebys the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a wide and everted rim, moulded in high relief to the interior with a ferocious dragon writhing in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all encircled by a freely carved foliate scroll band, the exterior moulded with upright lappets, covered overall in an attractive sea-green glaze. ... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2017

A Longquan celadon ‘Dragon’ dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 237. A Longquan celadon ‘Dragon’ dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 14 3/8 in. (36.4 cm.) diam. Estimate £2,000 – £3,000 ($3,194 – $4,791). Price Realized  £43,750 ($69,913). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The dish is supported on a short foot and has ribbed sides. The interior is modelled with a ferocious four-clawed dragon chasing the flaming pearl, surrounded by a flower spray at the well. The glaze is of a pale green celadon tone.  Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2017

An extremely rare carved yellow and red lacquer ‘dragon’ dish, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 3011. An extremely rare carved yellow and red lacquer ‘dragon’ dish, Wanli period (1573-1619), 8 7/8 in. (22.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000 (USD 193,486 - USD 322,476) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The shallow dish is superbly carved on the interior through the gold-flecked brownish-yellow outer layer to the red ground with a large central medallion depicting two powerful dragons, one ascending, one descending amidst clouds on either side of a flaming pearl. The dragons’... [Lire la suite]

16 janvier 2017

‘Dragon’ dish with foliate flaring rim, Xuande mark and period (1426 – 1436), Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644)

‘Dragon’ dish with foliate flaring rim, Xuande mark and period (1426 – 1436), Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644). Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze. Purchase. Accession Number: F1951.13. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery © 2014 Smithsonian Institution
18 juillet 2016

A doucai ‘dragon’ dish, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 474. A doucai ‘dragon’ dish, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot sold 325,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's with shallow rounded sides resting on a short foot, the interior decorated with a soaring dragon encircled by five lingzhi-shaped cloud scrolls, the exterior with a border of crashing waves beneath lingzhi-shaped cloud swirls, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark; 15.2 cm., 6 in.  Provenance: Bluett &... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2016

Freeman's and Lyon & Turnbull to hold inaugural auction in Hong Kong May 31

Lot 84. From the Ernest Thornhill Collection. Highly important blue and white 'Dragon' stem cup, Xuande six-character mark and of the period. Estimate HK$ 22,000,000-44,000,000. Photo Lyon & Turnbull.  PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Lyon & Turnbull, Scotland’s Oldest Auction House, will partner with Freeman’s, America’s Oldest Auction House, for their inaugural auction in Hong Kong at the Liang Yi private museum on May 31. Following their 2015 sponsorship of Asia Week Hong Kong, along with their... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2016

A pair of green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dishes, marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 88. A pair of green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dishes marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD (36,490 - 54,735 GBP) (51,568 - 77,352 USD). Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flared rim, painted to the interior with a five-clawed dragon enamelled in translucent green, writhing amongst flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl, enclosed within a green line border repeated at the rim, the exterior... [Lire la suite]