07 septembre 2019

An Imperial yellow-ground fur-trimmed kesi twelve-symbol 'dragon' robe (jifu), Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 671. An Imperial yellow-ground fur-trimmed kesi Twelve-symbol 'dragon' robe (jifu), Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Length 68 in., 172.7 cm; Height 52 in., 132.1 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 60,000 USD. © Sotheby's.  finely woven, with nine golden dragons each pursuing a 'flaming pearl' amidst a network of blue lingzhi-shaped cloud scrolls, bats, wan and shou characters, interspersed with the Twelve Symbols of Imperial Authority in orthodox... [Lire la suite]

09 août 2019

A massive blue and white 'Lotus' charger, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 3216. A massive blue and white 'Lotus' charger, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 25 1/4 in. (64 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price Realised HKD 325,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. The shallow charger with gently rounded sides rising to a flared mouth rim, boldly painted in a vibrant violet blue tone with large lotus flowers among scrolling foliage, the exterior similarly decorated, the base with four-character Chuxiugong zhi mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

A massive blue and white fish bowl, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 933. A massive blue and white fish bowl, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 19¾ in. (50.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The heavily potted jar is painted in bright purplish-blue tones with four five-clawed dragons, one shown full face with its body twisted around a flaming pearl, and the other three striding around the sides, all above a band of roiling waves that encircle the base, wood stand. An apocryphal Qianlong mark is in a line... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2019

A large pair of famille verte yellow-ground jardinières, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 81. A large pair of famille verte yellow-ground jardinières, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Each 41.6cm (16 3/8in) diam. Sold for £ 8,125 (€ 9,107). © Bonhams Each enamelled on the exterior with two lobed cartouches, one containing a scene of an official in his study and the other with horsemen riding to battle, the cartouches alternating with two pomegranate-shaped cartouches containing opera scenes, all on a ground of green lotus meanders against yellow enamel, beneath a band of ruyi head enclosing lotus... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2019

A reverse-decorated blue and white 'dragon' dish, Chuxiugong seal mark, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 395. A reverse-decorated blue and white 'dragon' dish, Chuxiugong seal mark, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908), 32.1 cm, 12 5/8  in. Estimate £2,000 — 3,000. Lot Sold 10,000 GBP (12,780 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from short foot to a slightly everted rim, decorated to the center of the interior with a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl, with two further dragons to the well, the exterior similarly... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

A reverse-decorated blue and white 'Dragon' dish, Chuxiugong seal mark, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 395. A reverse-decorated blue and white 'Dragon' dish, Chuxiugong seal mark, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 32.1 cm, 12 5/8  in. Estimate £2,000 — 3,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from short foot to a slightly everted rim, decorated to the center of the interior with a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl, with two further dragons to the well, the exterior similarly decorated, the base with a four-character mark in... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2018

A blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 1296. A blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Height 15 3/8  in., 39 cm. Estimate $1,000 - $2,000. Sold: $3,750. © Sotheby's the compressed globular body supported by a splayed foot and rising to a waisted cylindrical neck, painted with a pair of dragons pursuing a flaming pearl amidst ruyi clouds above a band of lappets, the shoulder with shou characters and lotus meander, the neck with the bajixiang in two rows... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2018

A massive yellow-ground green and aubergine-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, chuxiugong seal mark, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period

Lot 3673. A massive yellow-ground green and aubergine-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, chuxiugong seal mark, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 63.2 cm, 24 7/8  in. Estimate  400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 750,000 HKD (95,670 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. robustly potted with curved rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a wide and everted rim, the interior brightly painted with a central medallion enclosing a green and an aubergine five-clawed dragon writhing amongst flames... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2018

A large yellow-ground green and aubergine-enameled 'dragon' charger, Qing dynasty, Chuxiugong mark and Guangxu period (1875-1908

Lot 102. A large yellow-ground green and aubergine-enameled 'dragon' charger, Qing dynasty, Chuxiugong mark and Guangxu period (1875-1908). D. : 42 cm (16 ½ in.). Estimation : 10 000 € / 15 000 €. Lot sold 19,500 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial. Circulaire, le centre décoré de deux dragons à la poursuite d'une perle sacrée au milieu de nuages et flammèches, le marli orné de lotus, pivoines, prunus et fleurs, l'aile de six dragons et flammèches, le revers émaillé de dragons, grues, nuages et flammes, marque... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2018

An imperial apricot-ground twelve-symbol dragon robe, jifu, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 2271. An imperial apricot-ground twelve-symbol dragon robe, jifu, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 87 5/8 in. (225 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 980,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The robe is finely worked in satin stitches in shades of blue, green, red, aubergine and ochre and couched vibrant gold threads with nine five-clawed dragons clutching or confronting 'flaming pearls' amidst dense ruyiclouds interspersed with bats. The twelve Imperial... [Lire la suite]
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