06 décembre 2018

A very rare and large imperial underglaze blue yellow-ground 'Gardenia' saucer dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the perio

Lot 97. A very rare and large imperial underglaze blue yellow-ground 'Gardenia' saucer dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521). D. 25,4 cm. Estimate 60,000-100,000 €. Unsold. © Nagel Auktionen With shallow rounded sides, freely painted in shaded tones of cobalt blue reserved on a rich yellow ground, the interior with a central medallion depicting a single leafy branch bearing two five-petalled gardenia blooms and a bud emerging from the top, encircled on the cavetto by fruiting... [Lire la suite]

09 septembre 2018

A rare yellow-ground blue and white 'gardenia' dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 1336. A rare yellow-ground blue and white 'gardenia' dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521); 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The dish is well potted with low rounded sides rising to a slightly flaring rim, and is finely decorated in underglaze-blue with a central gardenia spray bearing two flowers, below the evenly spaced sprays of a beribboned lotus... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2018

An extremely rare Arabic inscribed blue and white jar, Zhengde six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

Lot 3825. An extremely rare Arabic inscribed blue and white jar, Zhengde six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1506-1521); 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 3,500,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price Realized HKD 10,516,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Sturdily potted with rounded shoulders tapering to an angled lower body, the main body finely painted with two diamond panels, each inscribed in Arabic within double-square borders, all against a ground of dense,... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2018

A rare Ming blue and white saucer-dish, Zhengde six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 1988. A rare Ming blue and white saucer-dish, Zhengde six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1506-1521); 6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The rounded sides rising from a tapered ring foot to the slightly everted rim, well painted on the exterior with two dragons striding through cruciform clouds in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' and on the interior with three vaporous clouds... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2018

A fine Ming imperial yellow-enamelled saucer-dish, Zhengde six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

Lot 1859. A fine Ming imperial yellow-enamelled saucer-dish, Zhengde six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1506-1521); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price realised HKD 560,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Finely potted with rounded sides rising to a flared rim from a tapered ring foot, covered inside and out with an attractive glaze of even, egg-yolk yellow tone, the base with a transparent glaze with a bluish tinge, box. Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2018

A fine Ming imperial yellow-enamelled bowl, Zhengde six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 1858. A fine Ming imperial yellow-enamelled bowl, Zhengde six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1506-1521); 6 1/2 in. (16.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 1,040,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Finely potted with thin steep sides and a flared rim, resting on a slightly tapering foot, covered inside and out with a translucent egg-yolk yellow glaze, , Japanese wood box. Provenance: A private collection, Kansai, Japan. Note:... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2018

A small imperial yellow-glazed saucer dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 1479. A small imperial yellow-glazed saucer dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521); 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 134,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With shallow rounded sides raised on a slightly tapered foot and rising to a slightly everted rim, covered inside and out with a glaze of lemon-yellow color, the glaze on the base with a blue-green tint. Note: For a... [Lire la suite]