30 mars 2017

A rare yellow and green 'Dragon' zhadou, Mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521)

Lot 3. A rare yellow and green 'Dragon' zhadou, Mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521). Estimate HK$700,000 — 900,000 / €84,286 - 108,368. Lot Sold 2,125,000 HKD (257,150 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a wide neck flaring at the rim, brightly decorated around the exterior with incised details picked out in bright green enamel and reserved on a deep yellow ground, depicting four five-clawed dragons striding among... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2016

A small wucai ‘Shoulao’ dish, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 47. A small wucai ‘Shoulao’ dish, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619). Estimate HKD 400,000 — 600,000 (45,157 - 67,735 EUR). Lot Sold 1,125,000 HKD (127,003 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. with shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared rim, intricately painted to the interior with a central medallion enclosing Shoulao standing before a crane under a gnarled pine tree with an attendant beside in a garden landscape with colourful scrolling... [Lire la suite]