12 octobre 2019

A fine yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-

Lot 169. A fine yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 87,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The exterior is finely incised and enamelled green with two striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst fire and cloud scrolls between ruyi lappets around the base and an undulating scroll around the rim, the interior... [Lire la suite]

04 mai 2019

Three near pairs of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' bowls, two pairs of bowls, Guangxu six-character marks and period

Lot 287. Three near pairs of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' bowls, two pairs of bowls, Guangxu six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908); the other pair of bowls: late Qing dynasty (1644-1911). The largest, 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 ((USD 6,510 - USD 10,416). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each bowl is thinly potted with deep rounded sides supported on a short foot, decorated on the exterior in rich green enamels with two pairs of dragons and phoenix in pursuit of... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2019

A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘Dragon and Phoenix’ bowls, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 191. A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘Dragon and Phoenix’ bowls, Guangxu six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908); 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,812 - USD 10,416). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each bowl is thinly potted with deep rounded sides supported on a short foot, decorated on the exterior in rich green enamels with two pairs of dragons and phoenix in pursuit of flaming pearls above a band of petal lappets, the interior with a shou character... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2018

A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3650. A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 13.1 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 687,500 HKD (87,698 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with shallow curved sides rising from a tapered foot to a scalloped rim, the interior incised and filled with green enamel against an egg-yolk yellow ground, depicting in the central medallion a ferocious five-clawed dragon in frontal pose amidst floral... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2018

A very rare late Ming yellow-ground green-enamelled incised 'Three friends' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

Lot 3830. A very rare late Ming yellow-ground green-enamelled incised 'Three friends' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price Realized HKD 1,220,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The rounded sides finely incised with a bamboo, flower prunus tree and a pine tree, each with their branches twisted to form the characters, Fu, Lu and Shou, 'Happiness, Wealth and Longevity', growing on... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2018

Imperial Qing Ceramics From A Southeast Asian Collector sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 28 November 2012

This collection of fine Imperial Qing dynasty ceramics belongs to a successful businessman whose interest in ceramics emerged while accompanying business associates on visits to galleries and dealers in South Asia. The Collector took a scholarly approach as he began building his own collection over the next twenty years, focusing on the study and discussion of Chinese ceramics with other collectors and enthusiasts. His search for refined pieces in good condition and with verifiable provenance led him to the top auction... [Lire la suite]

05 avril 2018

A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' dishes, Shendetang hall marks, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period

Lot 3671. A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' dishes, Shendetang hall marks, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 16 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 240,000 — 320,000 HKD. Lot sold 300,000 HKD (31,031 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. each with shallow rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior decorated with nine dragons soaring in different positions amidst ruyi clouds and flames, all picked out in black and green enamels against a bright yellow ground, two pairs of the... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2018

An incised yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521)

Lot 3179. An incised yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521); 18.8 cm., 7 3/8  in. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 HKD. Lot sold 475,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 the shallow rounded sides rising around a slightly recessed centre from a short tapered foot, deftly incised around the exterior and painted in bright green enamel against an ochre-yellow ground with two slender five-clawed dragons striding among clouds in pursuit of... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2017

A yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' bowl, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3729. A yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' bowl, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722), 14.5 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 600,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, the exterior finely incised and enamelled in green with a pair of dragons soaring amidst flaming wisps and ruyi clouds above tempestuous waves, each mythical beast rendered chasing a flaming pearl, all against a vibrant... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2017

A yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' saucer, Mark and period of Jiajing

Lot 3730. A yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' saucer, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566), 13.3 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate HKD 200,000 — 300,000. Price realised HKD 275,000 . © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  well potted with rounded sides rising from a tapered foot, the interior incised and painted in green enamel, depicting a central medallion enclosing two five-clawed scaly dragons writhing amongst cloud scrolls, their mouths agape showing sharp fangs, all encircled by... [Lire la suite]