22 novembre 2018

A rare aubergine-ground and yellow-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 2923. A rare aubergine-ground and yellow-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 6 in. (15.1 cm.) diam. Estimate: HK$1,200,000.00 - HK$2,000,000.00 (USD 153,810 - USD 256,350). Price realised HKD 3,700,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. The bowl is finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a tall straight foot to a straight rim. The exterior is incised and enamelled with two scaly five-clawed yellow dragons... [Lire la suite]