24 mai 2021

An Exceptional And Rare Red And Yellow Enamelled ‘Dragon’ Jar, Jiajing Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue And Of The Period

Lot 2983. An Exceptional And Rare Red And Yellow Enamelled ‘Dragon’ Jar, Jiajing Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue And Of The Period (1522-1566); 5 1/8 in. (13.5 cm.) high, double Japanese wood boxes with Mayuyama ribbons. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 The jar is decorated with a pair of five-clawed dragons striding amidst lingzhi sprays above a band of waves crashing against rocks and below a register of eight ruyi-shaped clouds, all brightly... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2021

A Green-Ground Yellow-Glazed ‘Dragon’ Jar, Wanli Period, 1573-1620

Lot 3013. A Green-Ground Yellow-Glazed ‘Dragon’ Jar, Wanli Period, 1573-1620. H 17.2cm. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - 5,000,000 (USD 384,615 - 641,026). Sold Price: HKD 4,200,000 (USD 538,462). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : 1. Mayuyama Ryusendo, Tokyo2. Christie's New York, 4 June 1992, lot 256.  Exhibited: Osaka Bijutsu Kurabu (Osaka Art Club), Osaka, 1954. Poly Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021
16 février 2019

A Longquan celadon ‘Dragon’ jar, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 751. A Longquan celadon ‘Dragon’ jar, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 8 1/8 in. (20.7 cm.) high. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Price Realized $50,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The body is carved with upright petals below a scrolling band on the rounded shoulder on which an applied dragon stands as it encircles the neck below the upcurved rim. The jar is covered overall with an unctuous glaze of soft sea-green color that thins on the raised areas, and also covers the inside of the foot,... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2017

An exceptional and rare red and yellow-enamelled ‘Dragon’ jar, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period

 Lot 8010. An exceptional and rare red and yellow-enamelled ‘Dragon’ jar, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566). 5 3/4 in. (13.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000 (USD 514,314 - USD 771,470). Unsold. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The jar is decorated with a pair of five-clawed dragons striding amidlingzhi sprays above a band of waves crashing against rocks, all brightly enamelled in iron red on a yellow ground with the outlines and details... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2016

A magnificent very rare large blue and white ‘dragon’ jar, guan, Xuande four-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 3012. A magnificent very rare large blue and white ‘dragon’ jar, guan, Xuande four-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1426-1435). Estimate HK$60,000,000 – HK$80,000,000 (US$7,500,000-10,000,000). Price Realized HK$158,040,000 ($20,447,642). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The vessel is boldly painted in underglaze blue with a powerful five-clawed dragon amidst scrolling clouds, below four monster masks and a four-character Xuande mark written in one... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2016

A green-enamelled ‘dragon’ jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 87. A green-enamelled ‘dragon’ jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD (10,947 - 16,421 GBP) (15,470 - 23,206 USD). Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising to a short tapered neck, the exterior finely pencilled in black and painted with green enamels, depicting two sinuous five-clawed dragons striding amongst flame wisps and stylised cloud scrolls, their front legs extended forward in pursuit of a flaming pearl, above a band of overlapping lotus... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2013

A blue and white ‘dragon’ jar, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing Period (1522-1566)

Lot 115. A blue and white ‘dragon’ jar, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing Period (1522-1566); 31.5cm., 12 3/8 in. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP. Photo: Sothebys 2013 the baluster body surmounted by a waisted neck with a flared rim, painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with two five-clawed dragons pacing amongst stylised clouds in pursuit of flaming pearls above a lappet band, all below linked ruyi-shaped lappets enclosing a lotus spray on the shoulder, the neck encircled with a... [Lire la suite]