30 avril 2022

A fine yellow-ground and underglaze-blue 'gardenia' dish, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505)

Lot 4. From the Private Collection of Joseph Lau. A fine yellow-ground and underglaze-blue 'gardenia' dish, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505); 26.2 cm. Lot sold: 7,560,000 HKD (Estimate: 3,000,000 - 5,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022.  with shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to an everted rim, freely painted in shaded tones of cobalt reserved on a rich yellow ground, the interior with a slightly recessed medallion enclosing a leafy branch bearing two five-petalled... [Lire la suite]

06 avril 2019

A white glazed and moulded 'Dragon' cup, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505)

Lot 3665. A white glazed and moulded 'Dragon' cup, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505); 9.5 cm, 3 3/4  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,062,500 HKD (136,861 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to flared rim, the interior moulded with a pair of dragons interrupted by ruyi clouds, the base incised with a six-character reign mark within a double circle. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2018

A fine blue and yellow 'Gardenia' dish, mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505)

Lot 57. A fine blue and yellow 'Gardenia' dish, mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505); 26.2 cm., 10 3/8 in. Est. 6,000,000 — 8,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 7,220,000 HKD. photo Sotheby's 2011 the curved sides flaring towards the rim, the centre painted in cobalt blue with a gardenia spray with two large open blooms and two buds, the inner sides with a lotus flower and pod tied with a ribbon, branches of pomegranate and crab apple, and a bunch of grapes, the outside with a... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2017

A fine yellow-glazed dish, Mark and period of Hongzhi

Lot 3658. A fine yellow-glazed dish, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505), 21.6 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot sold for 1,875,000. Photo: Sotheby's. thinly potted with rounded sides supported on a short foot, covered overall in an even pale egg-yolk yellow glaze, the white base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double circle. Provenance: A Japanese private collection.Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8th April 2013, lot 3060. ... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2017

An exceptional yellow-ground blue and white 'gardenia' dish, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505)

Lot 2. An Exceptional Yellow-Ground, Blue And White 'Gardenia' Dish, Mark And Period Of Hongzhi (1488-1505). Diameter 26.1 cm. Est. HK$2.5 – 3.5 million / US$320,000 – 449,000. Lot sold 11,500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to an everted rim, freely painted in shaded tones of cobalt reserved on a rich yellow ground, the interior with a slightly recessed medallion enclosing a leafy branch bearing two five-petalled gardenia blooms and... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2016

A fine yellow-glazed dish, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505)

Lot 3060. A fine yellow-glazed dish, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505);  21.6 cm., 8 1/2  in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,320,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's thinly potted with rounded sides supported on a short foot, covered overall in an even pale egg-yolk yellow glaze, the white base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within double circles. Provenance: A private Japanese collection. Exhibition: Ming Porcelain, Marchant,... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2014

A green-glazed 'Dragon' dish, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505)

Lot 3029. A green-glazed 'Dragon' dish, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505); 17.8 cm., 7 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, the interior enamelled in green with three ruyi-shaped cloud swirls encircling a dragon writhing sinuously, all within a single-line border around the medallion and repeated at the rim, the exterior with two further dragons enamelled in green against anhua tumultous... [Lire la suite]