26 août 2015

A rare wucai 'Garden' circular box and cover, Wanli mark and period

A rare wucai 'Garden' circular box and cover, Wanli mark and period. Estimation 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of rounded form, thickly potted, the domed cover slightly raised and painted with a central medallion painted in underglaze blue, yellow, red, green and black enamel with a pair of long-tailed birds perched on the branches of a tall willow tree, with two butterflies hovering in flight above lilies and asters growing among rocks, all within double line borders, the sides of the box and... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2015

A Chinese wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

A Chinese wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate £3,000 – £5,000 ($4,701 - $7,835). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl painted to the exterior with two phoenix descending between green and iron-red dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst flower sprigs, below a band of Buddhist emblems alternating with ruyi heads, the interior with a writhing iron-red dragon chasing a flaming pearl; 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam. CHRISTIE'S... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2015

A Chinese wucai baluster jar, 17th century

A Chinese wucai baluster jar, 17th century. Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,264 - $9,396). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Decorated with four Buddhist lions amongst peony, lotus blooms and scrolling foliage, below a ruyi-head lappet band; 11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high CHRISTIE'S INTERIORS - INCLUDING ASIAN WORKS OF ART, 9 September 2015 - London, South Kensington
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18 août 2015

A Chinese wucai ink box and matched cover , late Ming dynasty

A Chinese wucai ink box and matched cover , late Ming dynasty. Estimate £1,500 – £2,500 ($2,349 - $3,915. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The cover decorated with two boys holding leafy branches and running through a rocky terrace, the sides decorated with flowers and foliage, the sides of the box are similarly decorated; 6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) long CHRISTIE'S INTERIORS - INCLUDING ASIAN WORKS OF ART, 9 September 2015 - London, South Kensington
11 juillet 2015

A fine wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang

A fine wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang. Estimate  90,000 — 120,000  HKD.  Lot sold. 200,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. deftly decorated around the exterior with a green and a red five-clawed dragon striding among flowering chrysanthemum and peony reaching for pearls, alternating with descending phoenix, all below a band of beribboned auspicious objects and ruyi encircling the rim, the interior similarly decorated with a red dragon within a... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2015

Petit vase en porcelaine wucai, XVIIe siècle

Petit vase en porcelaine wucai, XVIIe siècle. Estimation 2,000 — 3,000 €. Photo Sotheby's la panse ovoïde se rétrécissant vers un pied légèrement évasé, sous un petit col étranglé, le pourtour peint de larges pivoines épanouies parmi des rinceaux feuillagés, socle en bois (2). Haut. 18,2 cm; height 7 1/8  in. NCIENNE COLLECTION ARTISTOCRATIQUE FRANÇAISE  A SMALL WUCAI 'PEONY' VASE, 17TH CENTURY Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie. Paris, 10 juin 2015, 10:30 AM  


03 juin 2015

A fine and extremely rare wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circl

A fine and extremely rare wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$3,000,000 - HK$5,000,000 ($390,000 - $650,000). Price Realized HK$7,240,000 ($937,616). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is enamelled on the exterior with two dragons amidst flower sprays chasing flaming pearls divided by two descending phoenixes below a narrow band of alternating double-fish and chimes... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2015

 A wucai figure of Shoulao, Ming dynasty, Wanli period

 A wucai figure of Shoulao, Ming dynasty, Wanli period. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. raised on a plinth painted with clouds and waves breaking against rocks, the deity seated on a recumbent deer with hide dotted with flowers, resting his right hand between his companion’s antlers, his outer robe painted with a circular medallion of cobalt-blue and iron-red waves across the chest, with a scene of a rabbit observing a bat in flight on the back, his long beard and brows painted in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2015

A wucai 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Wanli

A wucai 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Wanli. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. decorated around the exterior with four multi-coloured five-clawed dragons writhing above tempestuous waves, alternating with other mythical creatures including conches and horses, their scaly body emitting red flames against a blue ground, all set between a blue and red floral band around the rim and a border of precious objects encircling the foot, the interior similarly... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2015

Chine. Plat rond en porcelaine en bleu sous couverte et émaux wucai, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Chine. Plat rond en porcelaine  en bleu sous couverte et émaux wucai,  époque Kangxi (1662-1722). Estimation : 1 000 € - 1 200 €.  © Rouillac à décor de dragons et phénix parmi les rinceaux, pivoines et chrysanthemes. Marque apocryphe Xuande. Haut. 4, Diam. 30,5 cm. (restaurations sur le bord extérieur, petites fêlures de cuisson sur le pied). Plate. Wucai Porcelain. China, Kangxi period (1662-1722).  ROUILLAC. 27e VENTE... [Lire la suite]
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