14 mai 2013

A yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘Dragon’ dish, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 118. A yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘Dragon’ dish, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566); 13.4cm., 5 1/4 in. Estimation: 15,000 - 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP. Photo: Sothebys 2013 the shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot, incised and enamelled in green to the interior with two dragons writhing amongst clouds, the decoration repeated in a frieze on the exterior, all reserved on an egg-yolk yellow ground, the base with a six-character mark in aubergine Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]

09 mai 2013

An incised white-glazed ‘dragon’ dish, Jiajing mark and period

An incised white-glazed ‘dragon’ dish, Jiajing mark and period - Sothebys the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared rim, incised to the interior with a sinuous five-clawed dragon writhing amongst stylised clouds, the exterior similarly decorated with two dragons pacing amongst clouds in pursuit of flaming pearls, the base inscribed with a six-character mark within a double-circle; 30.5cm., 12in. Estimation: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 15... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2013

A blue and white ‘Dragon’ dish, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 121. A blue and white ‘Dragon’ dish, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566);  20.9cm., 8 1/4 in. Estimation: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 40,000 GBP. Photo: Sothebys 2013 the rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flared rim, painted to the interior with a central medallion enclosing seven detached floral sprays including lotus, chrysanthemum, peony and camellia, the exterior with two dragons pacing amongst leafy lotus scrolls, inscribed to the base with a six-character mark... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2013

A blue and white ‘Fish and Lotus’ bowl, Jiajing mark and period

Lot 116. A blue and white ‘Fish and Lotus’ bowl, Jiajing mark and period; 13.4cm., 5 1/4 in. Estimation: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 52,500 GBP. Photo: Sothebys 2013 the rounded sides rising from a straight foot, painted to the exterior with fish swimming amidst a lotus pond with other aquatic plants, the interior similarly painted with a domed central medallion, inscribed to the base with a six-character mark within a double-circle Provenance: Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 7th May 2002, lot... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2013

An incised white-glazed ‘dragon’ dish, Jiajing mark and period - Sotheby's

An incised white-glazed ‘dragon’ dish, Jiajing mark and period - Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared rim, incised to the interior with a sinuous five-clawed dragon writhing amongst stylised clouds, the exterior similarly decorated with two dragons pacing amongst clouds in pursuit of flaming pearls, the base inscribed with a six-character mark within a double-circle, 30.5cm., 12in. Estimation: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 15... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2013

A blue and white ‘lotus’ jar, Jiajing mark and period - Sotheby's

A blue and white ‘lotus’ jar, Jiajing mark and period - Sotheby's the tapering ovoid body surmounted by a short neck, painted to the exterior with large lotus blooms borne on meandering leafy stems, the shoulder and the foot encircled by interlocking ruyi scroll bands, inscribed to the base with a six-character mark within a double-circle; 16cm., 6 3/8 in. Estimation: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 15 mai 2013, www.sothebys.com

26 avril 2013

A blue and white ‘boys’ ewer, Jiajing mark and period - Sotheby's

A blue and white ‘boys’ ewer, Jiajing mark and period - Sotheby's  the compressed globular body rising from a straight foot to a waisted neck and galleried rim, set with a loop handle and a curved spout, the front and back face moulded with a peach-shaped panel, one painted with four boys and a ram and the other with four boys holding various attributes including a peony flower and a hobby horse, all surrounded by detached fruiting and flowering branches, the rim encircled by a chevron band, decorated with classic scrolls... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2013

A rare yellow-glazed cup, Jiajing mark and period

A rare yellow-glazed cup, Jiajing mark and period - Sotheby's of bell shape, well potted with deep curved sides elegantly rising from a short foot to a flared rim, covered overall in a rich egg-yolk yellow glaze leaving the footring unglazed, the base inscribed in underglaze-blue with a six-character mark within a double-circle, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2 - 12cm., 4 3/4 in. Estimation: 100,000 - 150,000 GBP NOTE: The shape of the present rare cup, distinctively deep and of flared form, represents an... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2013

A small blue and white 'dragon' jar, Jiajing mark and period

A small blue and white 'dragon' jar, Jiajing mark and period - Sotheby's of ovoid form, painted around the body with two five-clawed dragons chasing 'flaming pearls' amidst stylized flames, between a band of petals around the foot and linked ruyi heads on the shoulder, the base with six-character mark within double circles, neck ground down, Japanese wood box (3). Height 4 3/8  in., 10.5 cm - Estimation: 10,000 - 15,000 USD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York |... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2013

A rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Jiajing mark and period s

A rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Jiajing mark and period - photo Sotheby's each bulb painted in deep cobalt-blue with medallions of a dragon, two phoenix, and a crane among clouds, divided by spandrels of scrolling lingzhi supporting various Daoist emblems, all between a collar of lotus petal panels at the cut-down neck, lotus scroll at the waist, and a skirt of oblique lappets above hooked scrolls at the foot; Height 18 in., 45.7 cm - Estimation: 60,000 - 80,000 USD PROVENANCE: Property from a... [Lire la suite]