14 décembre 2020

A rare blue and white 'boys' jar, guan, Ming dynasty, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 30. A rare blue and white 'boys' jar, guan, Ming dynasty, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue in double circles and of the period (1573-1619). Hauteur: 28 cm. (11 in.). Estimate EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000. Price realised EUR 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. L'extérieur est peint de couleurs vives en bleu profond d'une scène continue de jeunes garçons rieurs jouant dans un jardin. L'épaulement est orné d'une frise de motifs géométriques. La base porte une marque Wanli à six... [Lire la suite]

14 décembre 2020

A blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 29. A blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue in double circles and of the period (1573-1619). Diamètre: 14,8 cm. (5 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 8,000. Price realised EUR 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Reposant sur un petit pied droit, l'extérieur est orné de cinq dragons à cinq griffes aux corps noueux formant des médaillons. Le col est rehaussé d'une frise de vagues et fleurs. L'intérieur est à décor d'un grand dragon tenant la... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2020

A small wucai 'lotus pond' bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue in double circles and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 24. A small wucai 'lotus pond' bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue in double circles and of the period (1573-1619). Diamètre: 10,8 cm. (4 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 4,000 - EUR 6,000. Price realised EUR 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Reposant sur un petit pied, l'extérieur est orné de canards mandarins, grues et oiseaux dans un étang de lotus épanouis. L'intérieur est à décor de volutes en forme de ruyi dans un double cercle en bleu sous couverte. ... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2020

A pair of blue and white ‘phoenix’ dishes, Wanli six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1573-1620)

Lot 325. A pair of blue and white ‘phoenix’ dishes, Wanli six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1573-1619); 5 3/8 in. (13.8 cm.) diam. (2). Estimate USD 180,000 - HKD 220,000. Price realised USD 187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 8 October 2020
14 octobre 2020

A blue and white square ‘dragon’ box and cover, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 324. A blue and white square ‘dragon’ box and cover, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double rectangle and of the period (1573-1619); 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) square, Japanese box. Estimate USD 180,000 - HKD 220,000. Price realised USD 187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 8 October 2020
07 octobre 2020

A large blue and white 'dragon' dish, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 1568. A large blue and white 'dragon' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 5 1/8 in. (38.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The dish is decorated in the center with two confronted, five-clawed dragons writhing amidst flames and clouds in pursuit of a flaming pearl below two pairs of further dragons chasing flaming pearls in the well. The exterior... [Lire la suite]

07 octobre 2020

A rare large wucai 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 1567. A rare large wucai 'dragon and phoenix' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 15 ¼ in. (38.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 175,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The dish is decorated in the center with a dragon and phoenix reserved on a ground of leafy floral scroll. The cavetto is similarly decorated with two pairs of dragons and phoenixes and the reverse is decorated with a... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2020

A very large blue and white lobed temple vase, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 1566. A very large blue and white lobed temple vase, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line at the rim and of the period (1573-1619); 33 ½ in. (85 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The tall flared neck is decorated with vertical panels of lingzhi and panels of branches of flowers, butterflies and insects, divided by a raised bands of dragons chasing flaming pearls. The slightly splayed foot and... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2020

A rare rectangular wucai box, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a lappet cartouche and of the period (1573-1619

Lot 1565. A rare rectangular wucai box, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a lappet cartouche and of the period (1573-1619); 12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The interior is decorated with peonies borne on leafy stems beside tall rocks and beneath clusters of double peaches. The exterior is decorated with shaped panels reserved on a diaper ground containing further peonies. ... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2020

A small blue and white 'Daoist immortals' jar, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 1563. A small blue and white 'Daoist immortals' jar, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 10 7/8 in. (24.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The domed top is decorated with nine cranes in flight amidst clouds, peaches, lingzhi and auspicious emblems. The sides are decorated with shaped panels each containing two cranes and a peach set on a... [Lire la suite]