03 mars 2020

A fine blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2056. A fine blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 212,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Painted to the interior with a medallion enclosing an iron-red scaly five-clawed dragon reserved on an underglaze-blue crested wave ground, the exterior similarly decorated with nine dragons below a double-cash band, all supported on a short slightly... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2019

A blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1995)

Lot 1832. A blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1995); 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 70,000 - HKD 90,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Painted to the interior with a medallion enclosing an iron-red scaly five-clawed dragon reserved on an underglaze blue foaming wave ground, the exterior similarly decorated with nine dragons below a double-coin band, all supported on a short slightly tapering... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2017

A pair of blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong

Lot 3734. A pair of blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795), 17.9 cm, 7 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the interior with a central medallion enclosing an iron-red scaly five-clawed dragon soaring against a ground of tempestuous waves rendered in underglaze blue, the exterior decorated with nine iron-red dragons against... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2017

A rare blue and white and iron-red moulded 'lotus' dish, Wanli mark and period

Lot 243. A rare blue and white and iron-red moulded 'lotus' dish, Wanli underglaze-blue six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1573-1619), 8 1/8 in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 35,000 - GBP 45,000. Price realised GBP 49,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Crisply moulded as an open lotus bloom supported on a low straight foot, with two rows of overlapping petals encircling a central medallion enclosing a Tibetan/Sanskrit character bordered by bands of ruyi heads,... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2017

Two pairs of blue and white and iron-red 'Bats' dishes and bowls, Marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 698. Two pairs of blue and white and iron-red 'Bats' dishes and bowls, Marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908); 11.2 and 7.2 cm, 4 3/8  and 2 7/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 68,750 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. each decorated with iron-red bats in various postures hovering amongst swirling clouds in underglaze blue, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
01 juillet 2017

A blue and white and iron-red 'Dragon' dish, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 700. A blue and white and iron-red 'Dragon' dish, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 17.6 cm, 6 7/8  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated to the interior with a five-clawed dragon writhing above crested waves, the underside similarly decorated with nine dragons dancing above waves, the base with a six-character seal mark Provenance: Collection of George Moule (1828-1912), Bishop of Hangzhou from 1880-1907, and... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2016

A fine and rare blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Longqing (1567-1572)

Lot 3003. A fine and rare blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Longqing (1567-1572); 8 cm., 3 1/8  in. Estimate 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 6,040,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to an everted rim, boldly painted in iron red with four pairs of confronting writhing five-clawed dragons dancing among flames above a turbulent sea, the interior similarly decorated... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2016

A blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dish, Daoguang seal mark and period

Lot 1416, A blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dish, Daoguang seal mark and period. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising to a flaring rim, painted to the interior with a five-clawed dragon writhing above a tempestuous sea, the exterior similarly decorated with nine further dragons above waves, the base with a six-character seal mark. Diameter 7 in., 17.7 cm Provenance: C.C. Teng & Co. Sotheby’s. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art New York, 19... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2014

Three Wanli porcelain at Nagel, "Asiatische Kunst", 9.5.2014

A large blue and white Swatow dragon bowl, China, Wanli period. Photo Nagel. Few small rim chips or frits. D. 39,7 cm. Estimate 3000/4000 € Property from an old European private collection, bought in Asia in the 1960's  A lotos-shaped blue and white and iron-red decorated porcelain dish, China, Wanli six-character mark and period. Photo Nagel. Rim restored. D. 17,7 cm. Estimate 1000/1500 € Property from an old German private collection A blue and white porcelain... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2013

A pair of fine blue and white and iron-red 'Dragon' dishes, Seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3052. A pair of fine blue and white and iron-red 'Dragon' dishes, Seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795);1 7.8 cm., 7 in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides rising from a small slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, decorated on the interior with a central medallion enclosing an iron-red five-clawed dragon writhing above turbulent waves deftly painted in contrasting underglaze blue,... [Lire la suite]