17 juin 2018

An important and extremely rare early Ming massive blue and white charger, Xuande six-character mark and of the period

Lot 3820. An important and extremely rare early Ming massive blue and white charger, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435); 28 7/8 in. (73.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 4,000,000. Price Realized HKD 3,620,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011  The unusually large charger finely and confidently painted on the interior medallion with two long-tailed parrots perched on fruiting peach branches, the birds' arched bodies leaning towards each other, encircled... [Lire la suite]

25 mars 2018

A rare massive blue and white charger, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 725. A rare massive blue and white charger, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1522-1566); 23 5/8 in. (60 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The heavily potted charger is decorated in the center of the interior with four fish amidst a lotus pond, all within line borders and repeated as a frieze on the exterior where the reign mark is written in a panel below the rim. The base... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2014

Blue and white charger, Yuan dynasty

Blue and white charger, Yuan dynasty, in Regina Krahl, 'Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul', ed. John Ayers, London, 1986, vol. 2, no. 552. © Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul.