06 mars 2022

A rare wucai 'zhang tianshi' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

  Lot 1112. A rare wucai 'Zhang tianshi' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 6 3⁄8 in. (16.1 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate USD 30,000 – USD 50,000. © Christie's 2022 The center of the interior is decorated with Zhang Tianshi brandishing a sword and riding a qilin beneath a pine tree, all surrounded by floral motifs and butterflies in the well. The exterior is further decorated with a lizard and floral motifs. ... [Lire la suite]

04 octobre 2021

A wucai 'duck and heron' bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 852. A wucai 'duck and heron' bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate: USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's 2021 The exterior is freely painted with ducks and herons in a lotus pond. The interior is decorated with a stylized ruyi motif. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 23-24 september 2021
03 octobre 2021

A rare blue and white bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 846. A blue and white bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period  (1573-1619); 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate: USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is decorated on the exterior in bright shades of blue with a wide band of meandering floral scoll between two narrower bands of stylized waves. Provenance: S. Marchant and Son, London, 1 January 1972. Note: A... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2021

A Wucai 'Immortals' bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 119. A Wucai 'Immortals' bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619); 15.5cm (6 1/8in) diam. Estimate 8.000 £ - 10.000 £. Sold for £ 22,500 (€ 26,370). Photo: Bonhams. Finely painted and enamelled on the exterior with four Immortals, each carrying their individual attributes within a grove of pine interspersed with four lanterns, all between a border of lotus-head scroll beneath the rim and classic scroll on the foot, the interior with a front-facing dragon encircling a... [Lire la suite]
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]