19 août 2019

A carved red lacquer rectangular box and cover, Jiajing six-character incised and gilded mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 345. A carved red lacquer rectangular box and cover, Jiajing six-character incised and gilded mark and of the period (1522-1566); 26 in. (66 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 157,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The top finely carved with two birds, one perched on a branch of flowering and fruiting pomegranate, the other on another flowering branch, the branches emerging from around a pierced rock, with further flowering branches on the sides of the cover and box,... [Lire la suite]

06 août 2019

A rare blue and white 'Dragon' charger, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 3225. A rare blue and white 'Dragon' charger, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double rectangle and of the period (1522-1566); 21 in. (53.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 2,200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is well-potted with deep, rounded sides, and is decorated in the center with a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst flower scroll within a double-line border below similar decoration of four striding dragons... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2019

A fine superb blue and white ‘Boys’ jar, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 3104. A fine superb blue and white ‘Boys’ jar, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566); 15 5/8 in. (40.2 cm) high. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 8,525,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The large strongly potted jar is finely painted with vibrant cobalt blue, on the shoulder with ogival panels containing fruit and flower sprays reserved against a background ofwan lattice, the sides of the jar with a scene... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2019

A yellow-glazed dish, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566)

  Lot 1640. A yellow-glazed dish, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The dish is potted with a slightly everted rim and covered overall with a rich, yellow glaze.  Note: Monochrome yellow glazes were typically used to decorate dishes and bowls in the late fifteenth-sixteenth centuries. Although certain shades of yellow glaze were used on... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2019

Two small blue and white cups, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within single circles and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 1635. Two small blue and white cups, Jiajing six-character marks in underglaze blue within single circles and of the period (1522-1566); 2 ¾ and 2 3/8 in. (7 and 6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Each cup has shallow rounded sides decorated on the exterior with three sea beasts in flight between clouds and a ribbon-tied lozenge, and the domed center of the interior is decorated with a rock rising from waves within double circles, Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2019

A small blue and white square cup, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 1634. A small blue and white square cup, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566); 3 in. (7.6 cm.) square. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The sides are decorated with alternating scenes of birds in flight and perched on tree branches, and the interior is similarly decorated with a bird perched on a fruiting peach branch within a double square.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 22 March... [Lire la suite]

17 août 2018

A rare blue and white circular box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 306. A rare blue and white circular box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 8 7/8 in. (20cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 48,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007  The slightly raised center of the domed cover painted with three cranes in flight amidst cruciform clouds, above a frieze of similar design which is repeated on the sides of the box, all within double line borders. Exhibited: City... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2018

An underglaze blue-decorated yellow-ground square bowl, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-15

Lot 304. An underglaze blue-decorated yellow-ground square bowl, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566); 3 in. (7.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 9,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 With deep, slightly rounded flaring sides, each facet painted in underglaze blue with an animated, five-clawed dragon with tufts of hair amidst sprigs of lingzhi fungus, the center of the interior with a square medallion bearing a... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2018

A polychrome yellow and green 'Shou and Dragons' square bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 371. A polychrome yellow and green 'Shou and Dragons' square bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566); 11.9cm wide. Sold for HK$ 600,000 (€ 67,105). © Bonhams The thickly potted bowl with flared sides rising to a slightly everted rim, painted on all four sides of the exterior with a lively five-clawed dragon in flight amongst ruyi-head clouds, all within double-line borders, the interior with a stylised shou character in a double square in the center below a a frieze of fruit sprays... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2018

A Ming blue and white oviform jar, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 3730. A Ming blue and white oviform jar, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566); 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price Realized HKD 860,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The rounded body painted with five horses leaping over swirling and breaking waves above a band of cloud-shaped lappets encircling the base, all below the anbaxiang, Eight Treasures, emblems attached to beaded jewellery chains suspending from a band ofruyi-head on... [Lire la suite]