12 décembre 2021

A Gilt-Decorated Iron-Red Glazed ‘Lotus’ Stem Bowl, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 3584. A Gilt-Decorated Iron-Red Glazed ‘Lotus’ Stem Bowl, Jiajing Period (1522-1566). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 360,000/USD 46,154 (Estimate HKD 150,000 - 250,000/USD 19,231 - 32,051). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The bowl is potted with rounded sides flaring to the mouth rims. The exterior is enamelled in iron-red and further embellished with applied gold foil to depict four large peony blooms evenly divided by leafy branches, above a band of lappets around the base encircling the tall... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2021

A large blue and white 'double-gourd' vase, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 84. A large blue and white 'double-gourd' vase, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566). Height 25 in., 63.5 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 USD. Lot sold: 44,100 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the lower bulb of square section, each side boldly painted in inky cobalt blue with a fabulous beast including a qilin, an elephant, a lion, and a horse, sweeping into a constricted waist and surmounted by a round upper bulb, painted with crane and shou medallions on a cloud scroll... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2021

A blue and white dish, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 322. A blue and white dish, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566). Diamètre: 34,5 cm. (131⁄2 in.). Estimate EUR 1,500 - EUR 2,000. Price Realised EUR 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Property from Galerie Duchange, Paris. Exhibited: 'Un firmament de Porcelaines, de la Chine à l’Europe', Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet, Paris,13 Mars-10 Juin 2019. Note: See a similar piece in J.A. Pope Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebim Shrine”, pl. 93. Christie's. Art of... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2021

Covered jar decorated with goldfish and aquatic plants, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, 1522 - 1566

Covered jar decorated with goldfish and aquatic plants. Excavated in the eastern suburbs of Beijing in 1955, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, 1522 - 1566. Porcelain with five-color enamels, wucai, height 46 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum. Detail: close up. Covered jar decorated with goldfish and aquatic plants. Excavated in the eastern suburbs of Beijing in 1955, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, 1522 - 1566. Porcelain with five-color enamels, wucai, height 46 cm, National Museum of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2021

A Blue And White ‘Phoenix’ Bowl, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 3016. A Blue And White ‘Phoenix’ Bowl, Jiajing Period (1522-1566). D 13.5cm. Estimate HKD 220,000 - 300,000 (USD 28,205 - 38,462). Sold Price: HKD 264,000 (USD 33,846). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021
23 avril 2021

A Large Blue And White ‘Dragon’ Jardiniere, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 3104. A Large Blue And White ‘Dragon’ Jardiniere, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566. H 17.2cm. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - 2,500,000 (USD 256,410 - 320,513). Sold Price: HKD 3,120,000 (USD 400,000). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : 1. Christie's New York, 6 November 19802. Christie's New York, 16 October 2001, lot 3753. Ten-views Lingbi Rork Retreat Collection, purchased from Eskenazi, no.EK88. Exhibited: Exalted Beings: Imperial Porcelains with Dragon Decoration from the Yuan,... [Lire la suite]

07 octobre 2020

A pair of blue and white temple vases, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 1571. A pair of blue and white temple vases, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Each central section is decorated with four-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst clouds and flames, above a tall, waisted foot decorated with horses galloping on crashing waves, all below the slender neck decorated with cranes and upright lappets. Provenance: The Property of the Estate... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2020

A rare blue and white 'Magic fountain' ewer, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 1559. A rare blue and white 'Magic fountain' ewer, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 15 3/8 in. (39.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Each side of the ewer is decorated in bright shades of underglaze cobalt blue with a fountain with a pair of central animal heads and upper interlocking bird heads, both spouting water into a circular basin, which is supported on the back of a qilin, all between decorative borders... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2020

An extremely rare and important porcelain cup with golden silver mounting, the Chinese cup, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 172. An extremely rare and important porcelain cup with golden silver mounting, the Chinese cup, Jiajing period (1522-1566), the mounting probably English around 1580-1585; 13.3 x 9.3 cm. Estimate: 200,000.00-300,000.00 EUR. Courtesy Bertolami Fine Art. Decorated on the outside with four large circular medallions in red on the white of the glazed body, the porcelain cup is supported by a slender stem that rises from a rounded circular foot and is secured by four vertical bands worked 'in the... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2020

A blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period and a blue and white figure of an official, Ming dynasty, Wanli period

Lot 574. A blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566) and a blue and white figure of an official, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 21 and 18 cm, 8 1/4  and 7 1/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD (14,244  EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the bowl decorated on the interior with two dragons wreathed in lotuses.  Note: A closely related blue-glazed 'dragon' bowl from the Qing court collections, and... [Lire la suite]