21 juin 2021

A white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' vase, Jiajing incised six-character mark at the shoulder and of the period

Lot 25. A white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' vase, Jiajing incised six-character mark at the shoulder and of the period (1522-1566). Hauteur: 39 cm. (15 3/8 in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 10,000. Price Realised EUR 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Le corps est à décor secret incisé de deux dragons à la poursuite de la perle enflammée parmi les nuages en volutes. L'épaulement est souligné de rinceaux dans des cartouches en forme de têtes de ruyi au-dessous de la marque... [Lire la suite]

28 avril 2021

An extremely rare doucai and anhua-decorated 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521)

Lot 3611. An extremely rare doucai and anhua-decorated 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521); 16.5 cm. Estimate: 4,000,000 - 6,000,000 HKD. Lot sold: 5,015,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the exterior of the deep rounded sides decorated in doucai with two dragons striding sinuously above tempestuous waves crashing against jagged rockwork, the continuous scene further accentuated with the spines of each mythical beast and the flaming wisps rendered in bright iron red,... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2020

A fine and rare tianbai anhua-decorated 'dragon' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3641. A fine and rare tianbai anhua-decorated 'dragon' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 12.5 cm, 4 ⅞ in.. Estimate 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 302,400 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. delicately potted and carved in anhua with two scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amongst flames, the underside with a four-character Yongle mark. Provenance: Collection of Mrs Clayton W. Miller, donated to the Art Institute of Chicago prior... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2020

China Guardian Hong Kong's "Objects of Desire: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art" achieves US $1.28M

  HONG KONG.- China Guardian Hong Kong July Auction 2020 “Objects of Desire: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art” completed with outstanding results, achieving nearly HK$ 10 million, and received heated online and offline bidding.Mr. Wang Jing, General Manager of Ceramics and Works of Art of China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd, says, “This is the first auction of China Guardian (Hong Kong) this year. We stood together to serve our clients who were not unable to attend our auctions in HK, by offering online and offline... [Lire la suite]
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]