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]

04 juin 2018

A rare large qiangjin and tianqi 'phoenix and crane' lacquer box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

Lot 3031. A rare large qiangjin and tianqi 'phoenix and crane' lacquer box and cover, Jiajing incised six-character mark in a vertical line and of the period (1522-1566); 16 ½ in. (42 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 550,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The cover is delicately incised to the top with a crane and phoenix in flight among a composite floral scroll. The rounded sides are similarly decorated with phoenix and crane amidst... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2017

A rare incised white-glazed 'crashing waves' jar, guan, Incised Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 141. A rare incised white-glazed 'crashing waves' jar, guan, Incised Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566), 28.8cm (11 3/8in) high. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 (€18,000 - 24,000). Photo: Bonhams. Of ovoid form rising to high shoulders surmounted by a waisted neck and slightly flared lipped rim, the main register incised with crashing waves framed by double lines, between the shoulder with a band of ruyi lappets, and a foliate lingzhi fungi scroll above the foot, the... [Lire la suite]