18 mai 2015

A rare yellow-enamelled 'dragon' jar, guan, Late Ming Dynasty

A rare yellow-enamelled 'dragon' jar, guan, Late Ming Dynasty. Sold for £10,000 (€13,867). Photo Bonhams Vibrantly enamelled around the exterior with two energetic five-clawed dragons each in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst wisps of clouds, all beneath a band of overlapping scrolls and a row of upright triangles below the brown-dressed rim.14.8cm (5 7/8in) high Provenance: a distinguished European private collection  Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 14 May 2015 10:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET 

04 septembre 2012

A Pair of Yellow-Enamelled Cups, Yongzheng Marks And Period

A Pair of Yellow-Enamelled Cups, Yongzheng Marks And Period. Photo Sotheby's each with deeply rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a flaring rim, covered on the exterior with an even bright lemon-yellow enamel stopping neatly around the foot, the interior and base glazed white, six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle (2). Diameter 3 1/2 in., 8.8 cm - ESTIMATION 60,000-80,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30th April - 1st May 1996, lot 389. ... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2009

A collection of chinese monochromes, Qianlong, Yongzheng, Daoguang & Qing dynasty @ Christie's Hong Kong on december 2009

A fine and extremely rare 'black' teadust glazed vase. Qianlong incised six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Image 2009 Christie's Ltd Of archaic bronze form, the ovoid body flanked by a pair of ribbed 'C'-shaped handles surmounted by ruyi heads, between a pair of raised flanges at the shoulder, the flared neck and splayed foot each encircled with four further relief moulded flanges, covered overall in an even lush unctuous glaze of deep, moss-green tone - 13 in. (32.5 cm.) high, stand, three Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2008

A Fine Blue-Ground Yellow-Enamelled Dish, China, Qianlong seal mark and period

A Fine Blue-Ground Yellow-Enamelled Dish, China, Qianlong seal mark and period D. 25 cm  - Good condition - Estimate 9 000 € Notes: A Qianlong dish of this design in Taiwan was included in the 'Special Exhibition of Dragon-Motif Porcelain in the National Palace Museum', Taipei 1983, cat.no.76; - another from the Scheinmann collection in the exhibition 'Born of Earth and Fire', The Baltimore Museum of Art 1992, cat.no.90. Compare similar dishes sold at Christie' New York, 23 March 1995, lot 116; - another in... [Lire la suite]