28 mars 2018

A rare small blue and white footed jar, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1485.  A rare small blue and white footed jar, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) across. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 122,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011   The slightly compressed bulbous body painted in inky blue with four five-clawed dragons leaping wildly amidst clouds and separated by phoenixes and cranes, all above detached clouds on the low spreading... [Lire la suite]

24 février 2018

A blue and white footed jar, Mark and Period of Wanli (1573-1620)

Lot 3673. A blue and white footed jar, Mark and Period of Wanli (1573-1620); 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. potted with a compressed globular body rising from a splayed  foot to an incurved rim, the body decorated in underglaze blue with four writhing dragons emitting flames, two rendered swooping downwards, the mythical creatures interrupted by four phoenix and four cranes, all amidst ruyi cloud scrolls repeated at the... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2014

A rare small blue and white footed jar, Mark and Period of Wanli (1573-1620)

Lot 3028. A rare small blue and white footed jar, Mark and Period of Wanli (1573-1620); 13.3 cm., 5 1/4 in. Estimate 280,000 — 350,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2014 the compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to an incurved mouthrim, the exterior decorated with four five-clawed dragons writhing sinuously with four soaring phoenix and cranes amidst ruyi-shaped cloud swirls, all below a double-line border encircling the rim, the body and foot separated with a line, the... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2011

A Rare Small Blue And White Footed Jar. Wanli Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue Within A Double Circle And Of The Period

A Rare Small Blue And White Footed Jar. Wanli Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue Within A Double Circle And OfThe Period (1573-1619). photo Christie's Ltd 2011 The slightly compressed bulbous body painted in inky blue with four five-clawed dragons leaping wildly amidst clouds and separated by phoenixes and cranes, all above detached clouds on the low spreading foot: 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) across, Japanese silver reticulated cover . Estimate $30,000 - $50,000 - Price Realized $122,500 Provenance: Marchant, London. Notes: The dragon... [Lire la suite]