22 novembre 2018

A rare aubergine-ground and yellow-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 2923. A rare aubergine-ground and yellow-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 6 in. (15.1 cm.) diam. Estimate: HK$1,200,000.00 - HK$2,000,000.00 (USD 153,810 - USD 256,350). Price realised HKD 3,700,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. The bowl is finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a tall straight foot to a straight rim. The exterior is incised and enamelled with two scaly five-clawed yellow dragons... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2018

An iron-red-decorated blue and white bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1655. An iron-red-decorated blue and white bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 5 in. (12.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 338,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With shallow rounded sides rising from a small circular foot, the exterior painted in iron red with eight five-clawed dragons leaping above a band of underglaze blue wind-tossed waves, with a roundel of a similar dragons on the convex center... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2017

A superb blue and white ‘dragon’ hexafoil basin, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 3188. A superb blue and white ‘dragon’ hexafoil basin, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619), 5 1/6 in. (38.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000 (USD 154,746 - USD 232,119). Price realised HKD 1,500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The basin is robustly potted in hexafoil section with deep rounded sides rising from a flat base to a broad everted rim, finely painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with two... [Lire la suite]