31 mai 2019

A fine and rare enamelled and copper-red decorated water pot, matizun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze-blue and of the p

Lot 2801. A fine and rare enamelled and copper-red decorated water pot, matizun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1662-1722); 4 7/8in. (12.5cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,600,000. Price realised HKD 3,365,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The steep incurved sides terminating in a wide mouth with lipped rim, each side painted with a rose in bloom rising on leafy stems from the foot, the flowers in copper-red with the leafy stem in green enamel... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2019

A rare Imperial blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 133. A rare Imperial blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 15.8cm (6 2/9in) diam. Estimate: HK$500,000 - HK$800,000. Sold for HK$ 813,125 (€ 92,569) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 With deep rounded sides gently rising from a slightly tapered foot to the rim, the exterior vividly painted with two five-clawed dragons striding amidst flame scrolls in pursuit of the flaming pearl, the interior plain, the base with a six-character mark in standard script... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2019

A rare Imperial iron-red enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 134. A rare Imperial iron-red enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 15.6cm (6 1/7in) diam. Estimate: HK$200,000 - HK$300,000. Sold for HK$ 1,563,125 (€ 177,953) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to the rim, the exterior vividly enamelled in iron-red with two five-clawed dragons amongst flame scrolls each in pursuit of the flaming pearl, the interior plain, the base with a six-character mark within a... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2019

A rare blue and white yellow-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 105. A rare blue and white yellow-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 13cm (5 1/8in) diam. Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000. Sold for £ 25,062 (€ 28,447). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The bowl finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to an everted rim, the interior centred with a medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon picked out in blue on a yellow ground, the exterior similarly decorated with a pair of sinuous dragons striding... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2019

An aubergine-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 27. An aubergine-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 25cm (9 7/8in) diam. Estimate £ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 3,500 - 5,800). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Finely potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, deftly incised with two dragons around the cavetto striding in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the reverse similarly incised with two dragons chasing a pearl, applied overall with a brilliant aubergine glaze partly running... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2019

A large dark blue-glazed zun-form vase, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 155. A large dark blue-glazed zun-form vase, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000 (USD 51,560 - USD 77,340). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is covered to the exterior with a dark midnight-blue glaze while the interior is covered in white glaze. The unglazed base reveals the white porcelain body except for the circular section of the mark.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]

29 janvier 2019

A peachbloom-glazed waterpot, taibai zun, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 2548. A peachbloom-glazed waterpot, taibai zun, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) wide. Estimate HK$700,000 - HK$900,000. Price Realized HK$860,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The 'beehive'-shaped vessel is well potted with a short waisted neck, the exterior lightly incised with three dragon roundels, covered with a glaze of rich rosy-pink tone, infused with dark pink specks, the base and interior white. Provenance: An American private collection ... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2019

A blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

  Lot 1665. A blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 7½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Well painted in bright tones of blue in the center of the interior with a lotus spray medallion repeated as a continuous frieze on the sides of the well and the exterior, below a narrow band of demi-lotus plants at the rim on... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2019

A copper-red and celadon-decorated blue and white carved baluster vase, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 1659. A copper-red and celadon-decorated blue and white carved baluster vase, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 17 3/8 in. (44.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price Realized USD 146,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The well-potted body carved in relief with tree peony, chrysanthemum and asters growing from amidst a large rock formation, the details of the flowers picked out in red against the blue of the... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2018

A fine and rare doucai blue-ground dragon bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 347. A fine and rare doucai blue-ground dragon bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 5½ in. (14 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 With deep rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the exterior decorated with a green and an iron-red dragon shown racing through flames in pursuit of flaming pearls positioned above cruciform clouds, above a band of overlapping... [Lire la suite]