11 décembre 2017

A large pair of blue and white 'Dragon' jardinières, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 328. A large pair of blue and white 'Dragon' jardinières, Qing dynasty, 19th century; d. 53 cm, 20 7/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot sold 325,000 HKD (34,931 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's each with deep rounded sides rising to a wide everted rim, the exterior painted with four ferocious dragons writhing amongst flames and scrolling clouds in pursuit of flaming pearls above tumultuous waves, below stylised angular scrolls formed from pairs of... [Lire la suite]

01 janvier 2014

A blue and white 'dragon' jardinière, Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A blue and white 'dragon' jardinière, Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Photo courtesy Bonhams. The well-potted domed body with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly recessed base, the exterior painted in vibrant and rich cobalt-blue tone with two sinuous and ferocious five-clawed dragons writhing amidst undulating cloud scrolls, all above intricately-decorated swirling crested waves. 21.6cm (8½in) diam. Sold for £47,500 (€56,974) Provenance: an English private collection For a very similar... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2012

A blue and white 'dragon' jardinière, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 331. A blue and white 'dragon' jardinière, Jiajing mark and period; 55.6cm., 21 7/8 in. Estimate 60,000 - 80,000 GBP. Lot sold 73,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's heavily potted with tapering sides rising to a lipped rim, the exterior painted with two dragons pacing amongst radiating cloud scrolls and flame wisps in pursuit of flaming pearls, the rim inscribed with a horizontal six-character Jiajing mark Provenance: Rousseau-Léveillé, Paris (according to label). Note: The present jardinière... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2012

A large blue and white 'dragon' jardinière, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong seal mark and period

A large blue and white 'dragon' jardinière, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong seal mark and period. Photo Sotheby's circulaire, la panse renflée délicatement peinte d'un beau bleu profond de deux dragons à cinq griffes à la poursuite de la perle enflammée parmi les nuages stylisés, le pied souligné d'une bande de vagues stylisées se répétant autour du col, sous une frise de têtes de ruyi, marque en cachet à six caractères en bleu sous couverte à la base ; importante restauration au col; 50 cm, 19 3/4... [Lire la suite]