25 mai 2014

A pair of blue and white ogee-shaped 'dragon' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and of the period

A pair of blue and white ogee-shaped 'dragon' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and of the period. Photo: Bonhams. Each bowl finely decorated around the exterior in inky-deep blue tones, depicting a pair of scaly five-clawed dragons amidst scrolling clouds, one dragon in pursuit of the other whose head is turned backwards, the interior with a medallion enclosing a further dragon amidst flames in the centre, the base with an Imperial underglaze-blue zhuanshu seal mark, wood stands. 17.2cm diam. (4). Estimate HK$ 1 million - 1.5 million... [Lire la suite]

19 novembre 2011

Qianlong seal marks and of the period

A rare pair of coral-ground bowls. Qianlong seal marks and of the period. Photo Bonhams The interiors plain, the exterior reserved on a rich even opaque iron-red ground with alternate blossoming lotus in profile and large budding peony heads with the petals coiled, all linked by dense formal leafy scroll, wood stands. 12.8cm (5 1/8in) diam. (4). Sold for £127,250 Provenance: The Chang Collection, ChicagoHenry and Beatrice Goldschmit, sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 13 November 1991, lot 28S.Marchant and Son, LondonThe Rolf... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2011

A pair of small green and yellow fluted 'dragon' saucer dishes. Qianlong seal marks and of the period

A pair of small green and yellow fluted 'dragon' saucer dishes. Qianlong seal marks and of the period. Photo Bonhams Each interior incised and enamelled in black, yellow and green with a central five-clawed dragon surrounded by two five-clawed dragons in mutual pursuit of flaming pearls, the exterior similarly decorated. 13.5cm (5¼in) diam. (2). Sold for £39,650 Provenance: Christie's Amsterdam, 13 May 1997, lot 261 The Inder Rieden CollectionA similar pair of saucer dishes was sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 31 October... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2011

A pair of small green and yellow 'dragon' bowls. Qianlong seal marks and of the period

A pair of small green and yellow 'dragon' bowls. Qianlong seal marks and of the period. Photo Bonhams Thinly potted with steep sides rising from a straight foot, the exterior enamelled with two green striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls on a yellow ground, beneath a scrolling band at the flaring rim and above a band of ruyi-heads at the foot, the interior with a single shou character within a plain roundel. 10cm (4in) diam. (2). Sold for £79,250 Provenance: Sotheby's London, 2 December 1997, lot 291The... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2011

A pair of red-glazed stem dishes. Qianlong seal marks and of the period

A pair of red-glazed stem dishes. Qianlong seal marks and of the period. photo Bonhams The high splayed foot with a single rib, the exterior covered in a red glaze of rich crushed-raspberry tone ending neatly at the rim and foot, the interior glazed white, wood stands, fitted Japanese silk box. 21.2cm (8 3/8in) diam. (5). Estimate: £15,000 - 25,000, CNY 150,000 - 250,000, HK$ 180,000 - 300,000 Provenance: Sotheby's London, 6 December 1994, lot 192The Inder Rieden Collection Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 10 Nov 2011, New... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2010

Asian Art Week Sales at Christie's London to Be Held in May

A pair of extremely rare blue and white vases Qianlong seal marks and of the period (1736-95), 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high, fitted wood box. Estimate: £400,000-600,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 LONDON.- The strength of international demand for Asian Art was again demonstrated in the March 2010 sales in New York which realized $60 million; re-confirming Christie’s continued position as market leader for the category, with 73% market share. This spring, Christie’s London Asian Art Week will run from 11 - 14 May 2010,... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2008

A Pair Of 'Sang De Boeuf' Teabowls And Covers. Qianlong Seal Marks And Of The Period

A Pair Of 'Sang De Boeuf' Teabowls And Covers. Qianlong Seal Marks And Of The Period each body of 'U'-shape, with lightly rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, the exterior covered in an even rich glaze, the interior glazed white, the domed cover similarly glazed. 11cm., 4 3/8 in. Lot sold 10,625 GBP Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com NB: Elles ont dépassé l'estimation haute de 6.000 GBP. Il faut dire qu'elles sont parfaites et d'une couleur... [Lire la suite]


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