06 septembre 2017

A rare and magnificent blue and white ewer, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 19. A rare and magnificent blue and white ewer, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 10 in., 25.5cm. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 USD. Lot sold 936,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's inspired by a metalwork prototype, elegantly potted with a broad cylindrical body molded with two ribbed fillets between two registers of molded chrysanthemum petals, rising to a rounded shoulder and waisted neck with a bulbous mid-section and flaring gently to a broad spout, finely painted in... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2017

A white-glazed stem cup with anhua dragon decoration, China, 17th century

Lot 349. A white-glazed stem cup with anhua dragon decoration, China, 17th century. Height 10.5 cm. Estimate CHF 3,000 / 5,000 (€ 2 780/4 630). Sold for CHF 6 000 (hammer price). © Koller Zurich Wide bowl with extended lip on slightly tapered, grooved foot. A thin, fluid glaze overlays the incised Anhua decor inside, which shows two four-clawed dragons with flamed wish beads. Cloth-bound case with leather mounts. Transport container. Two fine hairlines. Koller... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2017

A fine white-glazed anhua 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 126. A fine white-glazed anhua 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722), 16 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a slightly everted rim, covered in a pale white glaze, the exterior decorated in anhua with two striding five-clawed dragons, in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue Provenance: S. Marchant and... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2016

Aiguière à décor floral, règne de Yongle (1403-1424)

Aiguière à décor floral, règne de Yongle (1403-1424), porcelaine blanche à décor secret (anhua), fours de Jingdezhen, Hauteur : 0.355 m, Diamètre : 0.215 m. Ancienne collection Ernest Grandidier. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques, G5088. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Richard Lambert
28 octobre 2015

Paire de coupes en porcelaine émaillée aubergine, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque et époque Kangxi

Paire de coupes en porcelaine émaillée aubergine, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque à six caractères en bleu sous couverte dans un double cercle et de l’époque Kangxi (1662-1722). Estimation €15,000 – €25,000 ($16,602 - $27,670). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Reposant sur un petit pied droit, à décor incisé anhua de dragons féroces pourchassant la perle sacrée parmi des nuages, couverte d'une belle glaçure aubergine profond. Diamètre: 25,2 cm. (10 in.) A PAIR OF AUBERGINE-GLAZED ANHUA-DECORATED 'DRAGON'... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2014

An anhua and blue and white 'Dragon' stem cup , Yuan dynasty

An anhua and blue and white 'Dragon' stem cup , Yuan dynasty. Photo Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a tall spreading ribbed foot to an everted rim, anhua decorated to the well of the interior with a pair of sinuous dragons encircling an underglaze-blue floret and within a classic scroll band at the rim, the exterior freely painted with a large scaly dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl; 10.3cm., 4in. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London | 14 mai 2014 -... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2014

A white anhua lotus double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century

A white anhua lotus double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Photo: Sotheby's. well potted of double-gourd form with a compressed globular bulb surmounted by an upper bulb sweeping up to a tapered mouthrim, the body incised with a fine anhua decoration and covered in a transparent glaze, the lower body incised with a band of wide petal lappets encircling the foot, below a band of floral scroll issuing leafy tendrils and various blossoming flowers including lotus, all below a 'classic' scroll band under the waist, the upper... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2013

A white-glazed 'anhua' stembowl, Yongzheng mark and period

A white-glazed 'anhua' stembowl, Yongzheng mark and period. Photo Sotheby's incised on the exterior with eight detached lotus blossoms each supporting one of the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' evenly spaced around the sides, with a band of ruyi-heads below, raised on a pedestal foot incised with four detached florets, six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line inside the foot. Diameter 6 7/8 in., 17.5 cm. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000. Unsold PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM AND JENNIFER SHAW ... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2013

An extremely rare blue and white anhua 'phoenix' bowl, mark and period of Xuande

An extremely rare blue and white anhua 'phoenix' bowl, mark and period of Xuande - Sotheby's the deep rounded sides supported on a slightly tapered foot and rising to a wide everted rim, painted in bright underglaze cobalt accented with 'heaping and piling', the interior with a phoenix roundel with a male bird confronting a female bird among lotus scrolls, distinguished by their plain and serrated tail feathers, below a faint anhua decoration of phoenix and lotus around the inside walls and a 'classic'... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2013

A white-glazed 'anhua' wine cup, Kangxi mark and period - Sotheby's

A white-glazed 'anhua' wine cup, Kangxi mark and period - Sotheby's the steep sides rising to a gently everted rim, delicately incised with an anhuadesign of two dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl amongst stylized flames, covered overall in an even white glaze, six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Diameter 2 1/2  in., 6.35 cm. Estimation: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot. Vendu 21,250 USD PROVENANCE: A gift to the current owner from Robert West, New York. Mr. West bequeathed the... [Lire la suite]