22 juillet 2017

A very rare early Ming blue and white mantou xin bowl , Xuande mark and period (1426-1435)

Lot 1074. A very rare early Ming blue and white mantou xin bowl , Xuande six-character mark with a double circle and of the period (1426-1435), 6 1/4 in. (15.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price Realized HKD 1,519,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 Finely potted with shallow rounded sides flaring to the mouth rims, decorated on the interior convex medallion with four stylised pointed petals, enclosed by a floral scroll within double-line borders below a further band of... [Lire la suite]

22 juillet 2017

A very rare blue and white bowl, lianzi wan, Xuande six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 3109. A very rare blue and white bowl, lianzi wan, Xuande six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1426-1435), 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 3,800,000 - HKD 6,000,000. Price realised HKD 6,640,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Of conical form, the bowl is finely potted in the shape of a lotus pod,lianzi, with deep rounded sides rising from a cylindrical foot curving slightly inwards at rim. It is delicately painted on the interior with a central medallion containing... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2017

A very rare early Ming blue and white bowl, Yongle period(1403-1424)

Lot 1452. A very rare early Ming blue and white bowl, Yongle period(1403-1424), 6 1/4 in. (15.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price realised HKD 840,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 Finely potted with the straight sides tapering to a narrow foot ring, delicately painted on the interor in rich cobalt blue tones and rendered in delicate pencil design to depict a dianthus scroll on the cavetto, borne on an undulating vine growing long bladed leaves, above a band of interlocking... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2017

Blue and white Dragon dish, Ming dynasty, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521)

Blue and white Dragon dish, Ming dynasty, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521). Height: 23.8 cm, Diameter: 4 cm. Donated by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks, Franks.303.+ © 2017 Trustees of the British Museum Porcelain dish with underglaze blue decoration. This dish has shallow rounded sides and a generous tapering foot. It is painted in cobalt blue beneath the glaze with dragons in different attitudes among lotus scrolls. In the centre the dragon is shown prancing with open jaws, bulging eyes and... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2017

A fine and very rare large blue and white 'Dragon' bowl, Zhengde mark within and period (1506-1521)

Lot 3117. A fine and very rare large blue and white 'Dragon' bowl, Zhengde four-character mark within double circles and of the period (1506-1521),  9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 9,000,000. Price realised HKD 7,840,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The bowl is delicately potted with rounded sides rising to a slightly flared rim supported on a cylindrical foot. The exterior is superbly painted in vivid blue tones with two striding... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2017

A fine and very rare blue and white 'dragon' bowl mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521)

Lot 204. A fine and very rare blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521), 20.3 cm., 8 in. Estimate 4,500,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 6,280,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's finely potted with deep rounded sides gently outcurving at the flared rim, painted in soft underglaze blue tones outlined by precise darker penciling, the interior with a medallion enclosing a scaly five-clawed dragon leaping amidst scrolling lotus, repeated as a frieze around the well with a pair of  long-bodied... [Lire la suite]

21 juillet 2017

Blue and white 'Boys' bowl, Ming dynasty, Chenghua period (1464-1487)

Blue and white 'Boys' bowl, Ming dynasty, Chenghua period (1464-1487). Diameter: 21.9 centimetres, Height: 10.5 centimetres. British Museum, Donated by: A W Roberts (In memory of A. D. Brankston), 1953,0416.2 © 2017 Trustees of the British Museum Porcelain bowl with underglaze blue decoration. This deep bowl is finely potted with rounded sides and a low foot ring. It is exquisitely painted in blurred tones of bright cobalt blue beneath a yellow-tinged glaze characteristic of Chenghua period porcelains.... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2017

An important and rare blue and white moonflask, bianping, Xuande six-character mark in a line and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 3111. An important and rare blue and white moonflask, bianping, Xuande six-character mark in a line and of the period (1426-1435), 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 20,000,000 - HKD 30,000,000. Price realised HKD 28,120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The elegant flask is well potted with a flattened, but slightly domed, circular lower section and a globular upper section narrowing to a short neck and a mouth contracting to match the width of the waisted area... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2017

A very rare blue and white 'Dragon and Phoenix' ewer and cover, Wanli mark and period (1573-1619)

Lot 3120. A very rare blue and white 'Dragon and Phoenix' ewer and cover, Wanli six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1573-1619), 7 7/8 in. (20.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 2,440,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The ewer is of compressed globular form with a long waisted neck below a galleried rim, surmounted by a cover with a flat surface and bud finial. It is painted in cobalt of vivid blue tones on each side of the... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2017

A rare blue and white ewer and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 241. A rare blue and white ewer and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century, 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000. Price realised GBP 31,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  The ovoid body with tall flaring neck, slender S-scroll faceted spout and C-scroll handle, painted to the body with a wide band depicting an Immortal and attendant seated on rockwork below bamboo and weeping willow among clouds, the reverse with a figure on horseback with boy attendant carrying... [Lire la suite]
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