21 juin 2021

A white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' vase, Jiajing incised six-character mark at the shoulder and of the period

Lot 25. A white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' vase, Jiajing incised six-character mark at the shoulder and of the period (1522-1566). Hauteur: 39 cm. (15 3/8 in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 10,000. Price Realised EUR 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Le corps est à décor secret incisé de deux dragons à la poursuite de la perle enflammée parmi les nuages en volutes. L'épaulement est souligné de rinceaux dans des cartouches en forme de têtes de ruyi au-dessous de la marque... [Lire la suite]

11 juin 2021

A fine yellow-glazed saucer-dish, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

Lot 67. A fine yellow-glazed saucer-dish, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period; 22.2cm (8in) diam. Sold for HK$ 565,000 (€ 59,715). © Bonhams. The shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, luxuriously covered in a rich egg-yolk-yellow glaze, the base with a six-character kaishu mark in underglaze-blue within a double circle, box. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 11 May 2011, lot 215 A distinguished Asian private collection. Note : Compare two closely related yellow-glazed dishes, Jiajing marks and... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2020

A blue and white ewer, Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 23. A blue and white ewer, Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze-blue in double circles and of the period (1522-1566). Hauteur: 24 cm. (9 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 3,000 - EUR 5,000. Price realised EUR 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Reposant sur un petit pied évasé, la panse est à décor de caractères spéciaux à l'intérieur des cartouches parmi des rinceaux fleuris et nuages stylisés ; restaurations à l'anse et au bec. Provenance: Property from a French... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A rare pair of rare iron-red and yellow enamelled 'dragon' dishes, Jiajing six-character marks and of the period (1522-1566

Lot 3298. A rare pair of rare iron-red and yellow enamelled 'dragon' dishes, Jiajing six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1522-1566); 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price Realized HKD 1,180,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each is painted in iron red over an egg-yolk yellow enamel ground and pencilled in black enamel with a central medallion enclosing a ferocious dragon striding amid a lotus scroll, below the cavetto with a band... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2020

A rare carved cinnabar lacquer circular 'cranes' box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 3574. A rare carved cinnabar lacquer circular 'cranes' box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566); 11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price Realised  HKD 2,900,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of circular form, the flat surface of the cover is crisply carved through layers of cinnabar-red lacquer to the black ground beneath with seven cranes in flight amidst ruyi-form swirling clouds, the central crane... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2020

A very rare pair of small iron-red decorated blue and white dishes, Jiajing iron-red six-character marks within double-circles a

Lot 1316. A very rare pair of small iron-red decorated blue and white dishes, Jiajing iron-red six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566); 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The small dishes are of shallow form resting on a short foot. The dishes are finely decorated in iron-red of rich reddish-brown tone with a central roundel of four ducks swimming amidst lotus sprays and waterweeds,... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2019

An extremely rare doucai brush washer, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 1295. An extremely rare doucai brush washer, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566); 5½ in. (14.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 543,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The washer is potted with slightly rounded sides rising to an unglazed rim. The slightly convex interior is delicately decorated with flowering and fruiting branches including lychee, peach and persimmon, within a double line border. The pale blue reign... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2019

A rare set of five yellow-ground green-enamelled 'lotus' saucer dishes, Jiajing six-character incised marks and of the period

Lot 52. A rare set of five yellow-ground green-enamelled 'lotus' saucer dishes, Jiajing six-character incised marks and of the period (1522-1566); 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 25,940 - USD 38,910). Price realised GBP 25,000.  Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each dish is delicately potted with rounded sides supported on a short tapered foot, the interior incised and decorated in green enamel with five lotus blooms with auspicious emblems. The exterior... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2019

A large blue and white inscribed double-gourd vase, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 3224. A large blue and white inscribed double-gourd vase, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566); 18 3/4 in. (47.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,120,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is well painted in rich purplish-blue tones on both globular sections with cranes flying above waves breaking on rocky cliffs and lingzhi amidst cloud scrolls, all below characters within roundels... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2018

A rare Ming doucai dish, Jiajing six-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 3828. A rare Ming doucai dish, Jiajing six-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1522-1566); 5 3/4 in. (14.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 200,000. Price Realized HKD 1,160,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The shallow flared sides with sharply-angled base supported on a narrow ring foot, the exterior decorated with a frieze of detached lingzhi sprays in underglaze-blue, iron-red and yellow with underglaze-blue outlines, beneath a double... [Lire la suite]