18 mai 2017

A rare blue and white ‘fruits and flowers’ box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle a

Lot 3192. A rare blue and white ‘fruits and flowers’ box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566), 6 7/8 in. (17.3 cm.) diam.  Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 550,000 (USD 45,134 - USD 70,925). Price realised HKD 562,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The centre of the domed cover is finely painted with seven various floral and fruiting sprays above a frieze of similar design repeated on the sides of the box, all within... [Lire la suite]

06 novembre 2016

A large blue and white 'emblems' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1

Lot 15. A large blue and white  'emblems' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000 (USD 18,690 - USD 31,150). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The large bowl is decorated to the exterior with numerous Daoist emblems and scattered flowers. The interior has a similarly decorated roundel to the centre. 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm.) diam.. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2016

An unusual large blue and white bowl, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1321. An unusual large blue and white bowl, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The exterior of the deep rounded sides is boldly decorated with a continuous leafy scroll of blackberry lily, and the bottom of the interior with a medallion enclosing four sprays—peach, pomegranate, peony and chrysanthemum—all within double blue line borders. 15 5/8 in. (39.5 cm.) diam. ... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2015

A large blue and white 'day lily' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 193. A large blue and white 'day lily' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 16 ¼ in. (41.3 cm.) diam. Estimate £8,000 – £12,000 ($12,312 - $18,468). Price realised GBP 10,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is boldly decorated to the exterior with a continuous scrolling leafy stem bearing large lily buds and flowers. The interior is decorated with a roundel enclosing a gnarled leafy tree with fruits and flowers.  ... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A rare blue and white iron-red-ground archaistic vase, zun, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circl

A rare blue and white iron-red-ground archaistic vase, zun, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566). Estimate $80,000 – $120,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The heavily potted, bronze-form vase is applied with rectangular flanges that accentuate its shape. The flanges on the neck separate four upright petals, each enclosing a different flowering stem including lotus, peony, hibiscus and chrysanthemum, and overlapping another row of flower-filled... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2013

A very rare blue and white 'dragon' jar. Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

A very rare blue and white 'dragon' jar. Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The tapering body is painted in inky tones of underglaze blue with two five-clawed dragons racing amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of flaming pearls between a petal lappet band below and a band of overlapping petal tips above, all below a band of classic scroll that encircles the neck. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high, wood stand, Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]