27 mai 2020

A large white-glazed anhua-decorated 'phoenix' bowl, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 5061. A large white-glazed anhua-decorated 'phoenix' bowl, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 30 cm, 11 7/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Sold for 725,000 HKD (85,782 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted, the rounded sides gently rising from a straight foot to a flaring rim, the interior centre incised with a pair of confronting phoenix, the exterior similarly decorated with two phoenix flying among scrolling clouds, above a ring of radiating lotus petal... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2020

A fine large early Ming white-glazed anhua-decorated bowl, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 3981. A fine large early Ming white-glazed anhua-decorated bowl, Xuande six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1426-1435); 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam. Estimate 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 980,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. The bowl is potted with deep rounded sides. It is intricately incised to the exterior with two bands of lotus petals below a frieze of stylised waves around the mouth rim. The interior is decorated with a medallion in the... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A blue-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3495. A blue-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 687,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The dish with flared sides supported on a cylindrical foot is covered on the exterior with a slightly mottled deep blue glaze. The white interior is incised with anhua decoration with a leaping five-clawed dragon in the centre... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2020

A blue and white anhua-decorated dish, Longqing four-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1567-1572)

Lot 1475. A blue and white anhua-decorated dish, Longqing four-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1567-1572); 7½ in. (19.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013.  The dish is potted with rounded sides decorated on the interior in underglaze blue with three striding chilong grasping lingzhi stems in their mouths encircling a central incised lingzhi sprig. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics &... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A fine early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 1908. A fine early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 1,470,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With rounded sides, the interior is delicately incised with a ribboned lotus bouquet surrounded by a composite floral meander issuing thirteen blooms including lotus, gardenia, hibiscus and chrysanthemum and leaves, below a border of classic scroll beneath... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A fine large early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 1907. A fine large early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 1,710,000 (USD 221,315) . © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With rounded sides, the interior is delicately incised with a ribboned lotus bouquet surrounded by a composite floral meander issuing thirteen blooms including lotus, gardenia, hibiscus and chrysanthemum. The decoration on... [Lire la suite]

10 décembre 2019

A pair of white-glazed anhua-decorated dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 9. A pair of white-glazed anhua-decorated dishes, underglaze-blue Chenghua six-character marks within double circles, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 in. (20.2 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 3,585. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With shallow rounded sides rising from tapering feet to flaring rims, each slip-decorated in the well with alternating archaistic dragons and phoenix, covered overall in an even white glaze stopping neatly above the foot... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2019

An exceptionally rare anhua-decorated blue and white ‘dragon’ stem bowl, Mark and period of Xuande (1426-1435)

Lot 3606. An exceptionally rare anhua-decorated blue and white ‘dragon’ stem bowl, Mark and period of Xuande (1426-1435); d. 15.6 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate Upon Request. Lot Sold 74,962,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.  well potted with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim supported on a tall hollow foot slightly flaring at the base, the exterior superbly painted in rich cobalt-blue tones with a pair of scaly five-clawed dragons soaring sinuously, one with its head... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

A white-glazed anhua-decorated lobed footed bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1057. A white-glazed anhua-decorated lobed footed bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 9 5/8 in. (24.6 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The bowl is molded with seven lobes and the exterior is finely incised on each lobe with various plants and trees within double-line-border panels, which are repeated on the correspondingly lobed and flared foot. The center of the interior is incised with a fruiting peach trees below a band of florets incised on both the top and... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

Ming dynasty Monochrome Porcelains sold at Christie's London, 16 November 1998

Lot 89. A rare anhua-decorated monk's cap ewer, sengmao hu, Yongle period (1403-1425); 8 in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 18,400. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 Of characteristic form, with a strap handle set to the shoulder, barbed 'monk's-cap' outline along the rim, and anhua-decorated ruyi terminals where the tall looping handle meets the body, a small eyelet on the rim interior, overall covered in a soft creamy-white glaze,... [Lire la suite]