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]

14 octobre 2020

A green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 321. A green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521); 7 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised USD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 box. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s London, 12 November 2003, lot 147. Literature: The Leshantang Collection of Chinese Porcelain, Taipei, 2005, no. 18. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2019

A Fine Small Green-Enamelled ‘Dragon’ Dish, Zhengde Period, 1506-1521

Lot 3411. A Fine Small Green-Enamelled ‘Dragon’ Dish, Zhengde Period, 1506-1521. D 20cm. Estimate: 500,000-800,000 HKD (USD 63,727 - 101,962). Sold Price: 920,400 HKD (USD 117,308). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Finely potted with shallow rounded sides supported on a slightly splayed foot, the dish is decorated on the interior with a five-clawed dragon striding amidst stylised clouds, its head, scaly body and limbs incised, reserved on the biscuit and covered in green enamel, with claws and... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2019

A yellow-ground aubergine and green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 39. A yellow-ground aubergine and green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dish, Kangxi six-character mark in aubergine enamel within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 5 ¼ in. (13.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000. Price realised HKD 56,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Property from the Quek Kiok Lee Collection. Provenance; Sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 20 November 1975, lot 502. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

A Pair of Blue and White with Pink-Enameled ‘Dragon’ Dishes, Qianlong Marks and Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3516. A Pair of Blue and White with Pink-Enameled ‘Dragon’ Dishes, Qianlong Marks and Period, 1736-1795. D 15.6cm. Estimate HKD 600,000 - 800,000 (USD 76,433 - 101,911). Lot sold HKD 920,400 (USD 117,231). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Both dishes are painted to the interior with puce enamel featuring a large sinuous dragon curled around a 'flaming pearl' and surrounding by flames, bordered by underglaze-blue ruyi-head cloud lappets below the rim. The reverse is both decorated in... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2019

A Large Celadon ‘Dragon’ Dish, Yongzheng Mark and Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3515. A Large Celadon ‘Dragon’ Dish, Yongzheng Mark and Period, 1723-1735. D 46.8cm. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - 3,500,000 (USD 356,737 - 445,921). Lot sold HKD 4,248,000 (USD 4,248,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The dish is potted with short tapering foot rising to the rounded sides and everted rim. The exterior is moulded with overlapping lotus petals and the interior moulded in relief with a dragon flying amongst cloud and flame scrolls. The dish is covered in an even pale celadon glaze, with the... [Lire la suite]

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]