15 août 2019

A rare large wucai 'garlic-head' vase, Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 711. A rare large wucai 'garlic-head' vase, Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619); 22 3/8 in. (57 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The vase is heavily potted with a pear-shaped body rising to a cylindrical neck surmounted by a garlic-bulb-form mouth, and is decorated in underglaze blue, iron-red, yellow, green and brown enamels with a pond scene of various fish, crabs and shrimp amidst aquatic plants. Provenance: Russell... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2019

A rare large wucai 'garlic-head' vase, Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 710. A rare large wucai 'garlic-head' vase, Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619); 22 ¼ in. (56.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The vase is heavily potted with a pear-shaped body rising to a cylindrical neck surmounted by a garlic-bulb-form mouth, and is decorated in underglaze blue and iron-red, yellow, green and brown enamels with a pond scene of various fish, crabs and shrimp amidst aquatic plants. ... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

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

Lot 709. A rare wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The dish has rounded sides rising to an everted rim and is decorated with a confronted dragon and phoenix in the center of the interior, below alternating dragons and phoenixes in the cavetto. The exterior is decorated in underglaze blue with shaped panels,... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A pair of wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowls, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1377. A pair of wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowls, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Each well painted with iron-red and green dragons racing amidst flower stems in pursuit of flaming pearls and separated by downward-swooping phoenixes below a narrow band of conjoined bajixiang and ruyi heads, with an iron-red dragon leaping amidst green flames in the... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

A large blue and white 'Dragon' dish and a large wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, Kangxi six-character marks and of the period

Lot 854. A large blue and white 'Dragon' dish and a large wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 14½ and 12¾ in. (36.8 and 32.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The interior of the blue and white dish is decorated in the center with two confronted dragons leaping amidst flames and clouds as they each grasp a flaming pearl below further... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2019

A wucai wall vase, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620

Lot 327. A wucai wall vase, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620). Height 5 1/2  in., 13.9 cm. Estimate 3,000 - 5,000 USD. Lot sold 3,750 USD.© Sotheby's of globular form supported on a splayed foot with a flat back, painted in underglaze-blue, iron-red, green and yellow enamels with a pair of confronted cockerels amongst prunus and peony sprays issuing from pierced rockwork, with birds in flight above amongst stylized clouds, between ruyi-head bands around the neck and a foliate... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2019

A wucai figure of Shoulao, Ming dynasty, Wanli period and a Dehua figure of an immortal, Qing dynasty

Lot 409. A wucai figure of Shoulao, Ming dynasty, Wanli period and a Dehua figure of an immortal, Qing dynasty; 23.8 and 14.5 cm, 9 3/8  and 5 3/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 35,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the Shoulao seated on a deer, his robe further painted with a rabbit and a bat on the back; the immortal dancing on a jagged rock and trampling on a lion, Xuande mark. Provenance: C.C. Teng & Co., Taipei, ca. 1990. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
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03 juin 2019

A rare wucai 'Eight immortals' jar, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 345. A rare wucai 'Eight immortals' jar, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 37 cm, 14 5/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. of baluster form, painted with a scene depicting the battle between the Eight Immortals and the forces of the Dragon King of the East Sea, each immortal subduing the troops with their respective attributes, all below two decorative bands encircling the shoulder.  Property from... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2019

A wucai lozenge-form box and cover, Transitional period

Lot 411. A wucai lozenge-form box and cover, Transitional period; 15.3 cm, 6 in. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 600,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the domed cover decorated with a dragon and phoenix amidst ruyi-clouds, the sides similarly painted below a chevron band, Longqing mark.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 30 May 2019
31 mai 2019

A very rare Ming wucai 'boys' square box and cover, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 2816. A very rare Ming wucai 'boys' square box and cover, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 5 ¼ in. (13.5 cm.) square. Estimate HKD 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,625,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The box is decorated on each side with children at play in a garden landscape within a double-outlined frame, under a key-fret band surrounding the exterior of the mouth rim. The flat square lid is... [Lire la suite]