04 mai 2015

A pair of iron-red enamelled 'Shoulao' dishes, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 355. A pair of iron-red enamelled 'Shoulao' dishes, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 20cm., 7 7/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's each with shallow rounded sides, finely enamelled to the centre with the Immortal Shoulao seated beside a spotted deer and a basket of peaches, within a border of the 'hundred bats' at the rim, the underside with lotus lappets and a floret border, wood stands. Quantité: 4. ... [Lire la suite]

04 mai 2015

A rare blue and white, iron-red and polychrome enamelled 'Immortals' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722)

Lot 139. A rare blue and white, iron-red and polychrome enamelled 'Immortals' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722); 18.8cm, 7 3/4 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's with rounded sides rising to an everted rim, delicately painted in finely pencilled tones of iron-red with famille-verte highlights with a procession of fourteen Immortals and attendants, each of the Immortals with their associated attributes, all framed by... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2015

An extremely rare iron-red enamelled 'Dragon' bowl, Hongzhi mark and period (1488-1505)

Lot 110. An extremely rare iron-red enamelled 'Dragon' bowl, Hongzhi mark and period (1488-1505). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP (54,260 - 81,390 EUR). Unsold. Photo Sotheby's the exterior decorated with two dragons incised and left in the biscuit on a ground of incised waves and rocks, each coloured in iron-red, with the claws and other details painted over the glaze, the interior with a smaller dragon in a similar technique with the body enamelled in green and red, the base... [Lire la suite]