16 novembre 2019

A rare blue and white 'magic fountain' ewer, Changsheng bulao four-character mark, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 90. A rare blue and white 'magic fountain' ewer, Changsheng bulao four-character mark, Jiajing period (1522-1566). 33cm (13in) high. Estimate: £22,000 - £28,000. Sold for £ 22,562 (€ 26,339). Photo: Bonhams.  Of compressed globular form with a long waisted neck below a galleried rim, painted in vivid tones of blue on each side of the body with an elaborate water fountain surmounted by a cross and supported by a mythical qilin, the neck with upright plantain leaves, the elegantly curved... [Lire la suite]

24 octobre 2019

A large blue and white 'dragon' jar, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 53. A large blue and white 'dragon' jar, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 13 ¼ in. (33.6 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,970 - USD 19,455). Price realised GBP 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The jar is decorated to the exterior in inky tones of cobalt blue with two winged dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst scrolling clouds, above a band of waves, all between a band of Buddhist lions and brocade balls to the shoulder and a stylised lappet band to the foot. Note:... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2019

A Small Yellow-Ground Green-Enamelled ‘Fruit’ Dish, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 3401. A Small Yellow-Ground Green-Enamelled ‘Fruit’ Dish, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566. D 11cm. Estimate: 50,000-80,000 HKD (USD 6,373 - 10,196). Sold Price: 106,200 HKD (USD 13,536). © Poly Auction Hong Kong The shallow dish with rich yellow ground and the decoration incised and enamelled in green on the interior with a central medallion containing a floral spray and six further floral sprays in the cavetto, the exterior also with floral sprays. The yellow base is incised with a... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2019

A Red and Green-Enamelled ‘Floral and Stone’ Box and Cover, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 3413. A Red and Green-Enamelled ‘Floral and Stone’ Box and Cover, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566. D 20.5cm. Estimate: 300,000-500,000 HKD (USD 38,236 - 63,727). Sold Price: 531,000 HKD (USD 67,678). © Poly Auction Hong Kong The domed cover is well painted with a slightly raised central panel freely painted in pale green enamel within black outlines, iron-red, and touches of yellow, with a jagged rock flanked by foliate sprays of lotus and camellia on one side, peony and chrysanthemum on the... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2019

A Large Blue and White ‘Dragon’ ‘Shou’ Jar, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 34.4. A Large Blue and White ‘Dragon’ ‘Shou’ Jar, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566. H 51.5cm. Estimate: 400,000-600,000 HKD (USD 50,981 - 76,472). Sold Price: 613,600 HKD (USD 78,205). © Poly Auction Hong Kong The heavily-potted body is painted in inky tones of underglaze blue with a five-clawed dragons racing amidst clouds and flames above turbulent waves crashing against pointed rocks, decorated with branches twisted to form the character shou (‘longevity'), and a further ruyi band... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2019

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

Lot 885. A large blue and white 'Shoulao' double gourd vase, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566). Height 22 in., 55.9 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. robustly potted, the bud-shaped upper lobe decorated with stylized shou character central medallions, surrounded by regular script shou character roundels alternating in radiating stylized and ruyi-head cloud borders, all below a band of ruyi-head border at the... [Lire la suite]

23 septembre 2019

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

Lot 1560. A blue and white jar, guan, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 33.9cm., 13 3/8 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 271,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of baluster form with high rounded shoulders rising to a waisted neck, painted around the sides in vivid tones of cobalt-blue with a landscape scene depicting a gathering of Immortals carrying their respective auspicious emblems and attendants, and including Shoulao seated with his deer and with... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

A large blue and white 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 393. A large blue and white 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 47 cm, 18 1/2  in. Estimate £6,000 — 8,000. Lot Sold 8,125 GBP (10,384 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. sturdily potted with a tapered ovoid body rising to a short, waisted neck and everted rim, densely painted to the exterior with large lotus blooms borne on meandering leafy stems, all between a band of ruyi roundels enclosing various auspicious emblems to the shoulder and a band of lappet to the foot, the... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

A blue and white 'Immortals' square jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 362. A blue and white 'Immortals' square jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 33.1 cm, 13 in. Estimate £5,000 — 7,000. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP (9,585 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of square section, rising from a flat base to an angled shoulder and a slightly waisted neck, elaborately painted to the body with immortals holding respective attributes amidst scrolling clouds and rolling waves, below a band of shou roundels alternating with ruyi-clouds at the shoulder and... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2019

A Yellow-Glazed Bowl, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 3042. A Yellow-Glazed Bowl, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566. D 18.2cm H 7.8cm. Estimate HKD 90,000 - 150,000 (USD 11,463 - 19,106). Lot sold HKD 236,000 (USD 30,059). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27 MAY 2014, lot 726.  Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
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