08 février 2020

A pair of green and aubergine-glazed yellow-ground dishes, Qianlong seal marks in aubergine and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1731. A pair of green and aubergine-glazed yellow-ground dishes, Qianlong seal marks in aubergine and of the period (1736-1795); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 74,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.   Each with shallow rounded sides, the center decorated in green and aubergine with two five-clawed dragons contesting a flaming pearl amidst flames within a double line border, the exterior decorated with four leafy grape clusters... [Lire la suite]

03 février 2020

A Longquan celadon Guan-type dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1169. A Longquan celadon Guan-type dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The dish has shallow, rounded sides that flare widely from the tapered foot ring to the gently everted rim, and is covered overall in a widely crackled, translucent glaze of pale blue-green color, which also covers the interior of the foot and base.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2020

A fine pair of small green-decorated yellow-ground dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1359. A fine pair of small green-decorated yellow-ground dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2013.  Each has shallow rounded sides incised on the exterior with six stylized hibiscus sprays covered in a green enamel and on a lemon-yellow ground that also covers the interior, box. ... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2020

A 'Longquan' celadon baluster dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 143. A 'Longquan' celadon dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 10 5/8 in., 27 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 5,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the flaring fluted sides rising to an everted barbed rim, supported on a short tapering foot, the center molded with a lozenge diaper and the cavetto with a band of lotus scroll, covered with a sea-green glaze pooling in depressions to highlight the design and thinning at the edges. Property from The Estate of Dr. and Mrs.... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A pair of small blue and white dishes, late Ming dynasty, circa 1625

Lot 1181. A pair of small blue and white dishes, late Ming dynasty, circa 1625; 6 3/8 in. (16.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The center of each is decorated with a prunus tree beneath a small crescent moon, below a band of Tibetan characters on the everted rim, which is decorated on the underside with a band of classic scroll above a frieze of floral meander on the shallow rounded sides. An apocryphal Xuande mark is on the... [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]

09 janvier 2020

A rare tixi black lacquer dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1468. A rare tixi black lacquer dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 10 in. (25.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The circular dish is raised on a slightly tapered ring foot and has shallow, rounded sides. The interior is carved through the black and red lacquer layers with a central motif of five small radiating mushroom-shaped spokes encircled by three rows of ruyi cloud scrolls, and on the exterior is carved with a row of... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2020

A large Safavid soft paste porcelain dish, Iran, 17th century

Lot 38. A large Safavid soft paste porcelain dish, Iran, 17th century; 15 3/8in. (39cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 12,50. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  With sloping rim on short foot, the blue centre with bold floral spray surrounding the stylised figure of a lion, the white cavetto with meandering vine issuing palmettes and leaves, the rim with scrolling tendrils, the reverse with bold meandering floral spray, underside with maker's mark, repaired breaks, rim with area of... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2019

A pair of small Dingyao dishes, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 286. A pair of small Dingyao dishes, Song dynasty (960-1279); 4 ? in. (11.6 cm) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.  Each delicately potted dish is finely incised with a single lotus bloom, borne on a leafy scroll. The rims are bound in metal.   Together with a white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon and phoenix' cup, 18th century? 4 ? in. (11.5 cm.) high. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2019

A fine pair of lemon yellow-enamelled dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1909. A fine pair of lemon yellow-enamelled dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 2,670,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each dish is thinly potted with a short foot rising to the flaring sides, covered in a brilliant lemon-yellow enamel with the exception of the base which is inscribed with the reign mark in cobalt blue under a transparent glaze. ... [Lire la suite]