30 décembre 2016

The Top 20 Chinese Ceramics Sold in 2016 by Sotheby's

A fine, outstanding and rare blue and white moonflask, bianhu, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424). Sold 110,520,000 HKD (14,248,238 USD) at Sotheby's The Pilkington Collection of Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 06 avr. 2016, lot 17. Photo Sotheby's. Cf. A fine, outstanding and rare blue and white moonflask, bianhu, Ming dynasty, Yongle period A fine, magnificent and extremely rare blue and white holy water vessel, Ming dynasty, Yongle period... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2016

A rare and important blue and white ‘winged dragon’ stemcup, Mark and period of Xuande

  Lot 24. A rare and important blue and white ‘winged dragon’ stemcup, Mark and period of Xuande. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD (467,772 - 701,658 EUR). Sold 22,880,000 HKD (2,949,690 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to a gently flaring rim, supported on a tall splayed stem with a sealed flat base, superbly painted around the exterior in deep shades of underglaze blue accented with 'heaping and piling', the cup with two... [Lire la suite]