17 septembre 2022

A small yellow-glazed dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 243. A small yellow-glazed dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566). Diameter 3½ in., 9 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double rectangle, Japanese wood box (3). Property from a Japanese Private Collection. Provenance: Collection of Hans Öström.Collection of Emil Hultmark (1872-1943).Sotheby's Hong Kong, 28th-29th November 2019, lot 437. Exhibited: Emil Hultmarks Samling [Emil Hultmark... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2022

A small aubergine-enameled blue and white 'dragon' cup, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

  Lot 241. A small aubergine-enameled blue and white 'dragon' cup, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566). Diameter 2½ in., 6.3 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double rectangle, Japanese wood box (3). Provenance: Kondo Toseikan Collection.Osaka Art Club, Osaka, 5th June 1941, lot 301 (part lot). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
22 août 2022

A Blue and White ‘Children At Play’ Jar, Mark and Period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 3583. A Blue and White ‘Children At Play’ Jar, Mark and Period of Jiajing (1522-1566). H 34.5cm. Sold for HKD 9,800,000 (Estimate HKD 6,800,000 - 9,800,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 The jar has a straight mouth, a short neck, broad shoulders, and a recessed, rounded foot; the entire body painted in blue and white with a scene of children playing. The children are in different and lively poses, sitting in clusters of three or two, either diligently studying or playing,... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2022

A Large Iron-Red Glazed ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark and Period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 3579. A Large Iron-Red Glazed ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark and Period of Jiajing (1522-1566). D 31.3cm. Sold for HKD 1,440,000 (Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - 1,800,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 The bowl is of lavish mouth and curved belly, with a footrim, and is of handsome and dignified form, with a solid body and a lustrous glaze. The exterior is painted in iron-red with a dragon fighting for a pearl, the colour pure, the dragon in a powerful, sweeping pose, the physique... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2022

A fine yellow-glazed bowl, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 3634. A fine yellow-glazed bowl, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 17.8 cm, Japanese wood box. Lot sold 730,800 HKD (Estimate : 300,000 - 500,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: A Japanese private collection. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Jades from the De An Tang Collection and Gardens of Pleasure – Erotic Art from the Bertholet Collection, Hong Kong, 29 April 2022
19 mai 2022

A carved polychrome lacquer 'dragon' octagonal dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 3633. A carved polychrome lacquer 'dragon' octagonal dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 17 cm, Japanese wood box. Lot sold 630,000 HKD (Estimate : 500,000 - 700,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Note: The art of polychrome lacquer, ticai, reached its apex of quality in the Jiajing period. Two or more layers of coloured lacquer would be applied at differing levels to a required thickness, with the lacquer artist carving down to the different sections to expose the appropriate... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2022

A very rare wucai 'phoenix' jardinière, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 72. A very rare wucai 'phoenix' jardinière, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566). Height 5⅞ in., 14.9 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 25,200 USD. © Sothebys. the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue around a central drain hole.  Provenance: Collection of Professor Charles Gabriel (1873-1940) and Brenda Zara Seligman (1882-1965), acquired in the United Kingdom prior to December 1950. Sotheby's London, 11th May 1954, lot 37. Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2022

A blue and white 'fish' jar, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 68. A blue and white 'fish' jar, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566). Height 5 in., 12.6 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 31,500 USD. © Sothebys. the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle.   Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. M.C.105. Note: The Jiajing Emperor (r. 1521-1567) was a fervent patron of Daoism and the motifs that decorated the... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2022

A rare iron-red 'crane' cup, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 5049. A rare iron-red 'crane' cup, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 6.6 cm.  Lot sold: 214,200 HKD (Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 Note: Small vessels decorated entirely in the iron red palette from the Jiajing reign are rare and exquisite gems of the period. A Jiajing iron-red cup of a slightly different shape, but similarly decorated with cranes within cartouches, was sold in our London rooms 13th December 1977, lot 45. Compare also an iron-red and... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2021

A Blue And White ‘Children At Play’ Jar, Mark And Period Of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 3583. A Blue And White ‘Children At Play’ Jar, Mark And Period Of Jiajing (1522-1566). H 34.5cm. Sold for HKD 11,760,000/USD 1,507,692 (Estimate HKD 6,800,000 - 9,800,000/871,795 - 1,256,410). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited This large jar is superbly painted in vivid underglaze-blue of violet tone around the baluster body, with a continuous scene of sixteen boys engaged in various leisurely pursuits including a boy impersonating a school master seated before a screen painting with a boy... [Lire la suite]