07 avril 2021

A green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521)

Lot 132. A green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Lot sold: 47,880 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. with shallow rounded sides supported on a short slightly tapered foot, the interior decorated with a central medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon writhing among stylized clouds, the head, scaly body and limbs finely incised, reserved on the biscuit and covered with green... [Lire la suite]

16 juillet 2019

A green-enameled 'dragon' jar, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 183. A green-enameled 'dragon' jar, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 8 1/2  in., 21 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 40,625 USD. © Sotheby's. of ovoid form, painted in underglaze blue and enameled in green with a pair of writhing dragons each in eager pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst scrolling clouds and flames surmounted by a band of the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' and with a row of upright lappets encircling the base, seal mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2019

A green-enameled 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736.1795)

Lot 530. A green-enameled 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,0000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow, rounded sides set over a tapered foot, the interior centered with an emerald-green-enameled five-clawed dragon writhing in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', flame scrolls encircling the beast, all enclosed by a green band bordered in underglaze-blue lines and repeated at the rim, the exterior similarly decorated, the base inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2018

A fine green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521)

Lot 167. A fine green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's. with shallow rounded sides supported on a short slightly tapered foot, the interior decorated with a central medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon writhing among stylized clouds, the head, scaly body and limbs finely incised, reserved on the biscuit and covered with green enamel, the claws... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2018

A fine green-enameled 'Dragon' bowl, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521)

Lot 9. A fine green-enameled 'Dragon' bowl, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521). Diameter 7 7/8  in., 20 cm. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 USD. Lot sold 420,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2017 the deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flared rim, the exterior with two five-clawed dragons, the attenuated bodies and powerful limbs with scales deftly incised, reserved on the biscuit and covered with green enamel, striding through a finely incised ground of crested waves and... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2017

A green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521)

Lot 59. A green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521). Diameter 6 1/8  in., 15.6cm. Estimate $40,000–60,000. Lot Sold 50,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. with low rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, finely carved in the biscuit and enameled in a bright translucent green, the interior with a sinuous five-clawed dragon striding amid clouds and flames, the exterior decorated with two further dragons against a ground of finely incised foaming waves, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2017

A fine green-enameled 'dragon' bowl, Zhengde mark and period (1506 – 1521)

Lot 9. A fine green-enameled 'dragon' bowl, Zhengde mark and period (1506 – 1521). Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flared rim, the exterior with two five-clawed dragons, the attenuated bodies and powerful limbs with scales deftly incised, reserved on the biscuit and covered with green enamel, striding through a finely incised ground of crested waves and rocks, with green-enameled single line borders encircling the rim... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2012

A green-enameled 'Dragon' jar, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 267. A green-enameled 'Dragon' jar, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 8 1/2 in., 21 cm. Estimate 60,000-80,000 USD. Lot sold 68,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body painted in underglaze blue and enameled in green with two striding fiveclawed dragons each in fierce pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst swirling clouds and fire scrolls encircled by the bajixiang, the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' around the shoulder and above a row of upright lappets, seal mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]