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]
02 juillet 2017

A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' bowls, Marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 725. A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' bowls, Marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908); 10.1 cm, 4 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 23,750 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. each incised and enamelled in green on the exterior against a rich yellow ground with two five-clawed dragons striding above waves reaching for a 'flaming pearl', between two incised lines encircling the foot and rim, the interior glazed yellow, the base left white and inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark  ... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2017

A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' bowls, Marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 724. A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' bowls, Marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908); 10.1 cm, 4 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 81,250 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. incised and enamelled around the exterior with two dragons chasing 'flaming pearls', the interior with a shou character, the base with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
12 novembre 2016

A yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 164. A yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, the exterior incised and enamelled in green with two striding dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', between a foliate scroll and a ruyi band, the interior with a shou character medallion, all reserved against an egg-yolk yellow ground, the white base... [Lire la suite]