04 novembre 2017

Imperial Porcelains from the Reigns of Hongzhi and Zhengde in the Ming Dynasty at the Palace Museum

BEIJING - The reigns of the Hongzhi Emperor (r. 1488-1505) and the Zhengde Emperor (1506-1521) are the watershed of the Ming-dynasty's social and cultural changes at the turn of the sixteenth century. The stifling conservativeness gave way to dynamic innovation. A penchant for wealth replaced previous admiration for unsophisticated simplicity. Imperial porcelains from the two reigns share some commonalities including the shrinking scale of production, plummeting variety, and the relative austerity in terms of decoration. For... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2017

Serving dish with dragon and clouds, Yuan dynasty, about 1280–1320

Serving dish with dragon and clouds, Yuan dynasty, about 1280–1320, Longquan ware, Longquan region, Zhejiang province. Stoneware, porcelain-type, with carved and applied moulded decoration and celadon glaze. Height: 8,3 cm - Diameter: 38,1 cm. Sir David Percival Collection of Chinese Art, PDF A219 © 2017 Trustees of the British Museum The dish has a fine pale grey body and thick grey-green glaze. There is a foliage scroll incised and carved around the cavetto, a sprig-moulded four-clawed... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2017

A pair of powderblue-ground gilt painted dragon dishes, Guangxu marks, Guangxu-Republic period

Lot 655. A pair of powderblue-ground gilt painted dragon dishes, Guangxu marks, Guangxu-Republic period. D. 34,3 cm. Estimate €800/1 200. Lot sold €2 800. Courtesy Nagel. Minor wear Property from a German private collection, acquired before 1995. Nagel. Fine Asian Art - Salzburg, 16./17.06.2017
20 décembre 2016

Dish with dragons, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign and shangyong mark of the Hongzhi emperor (1488-1505)

Dish with dragons, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign and shangyong mark of the Hongzhi emperor (1488-1505). China, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with overglaze polychrome decoration. H. 1 1/4 in x Diam. 5 7/8 in, H. 3.2 cm x Diam. 15 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B67P34. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture During the Ming dynasty, the application of red pigment over a white glaze was initiated by the first official shop of the Hongwu period, and became one of... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

A fine pair of blue and white porcelain small dishes, Guangxu mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 67. A fine pair of blue and white porcelain small dishes, Guangxu mark and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate 600.00 € -1000.00 €. Photo Czerny's. Depicting two white dragons chasing the flaming pearl among clouds on a blue ground; featuring two, blue circles on the external border, the external part of the foot with one circle; blue, underglaze, six-character mark of the Emperor Guangxu at the center of the base. One of the two dishes with a chip at the border; diameter 11 cm. ... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 19:04 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,
31 juillet 2016

Wucai ‘Zhaofu‘ Dragon Dish, China, 17th century

Lot 61. Wucai ‘Zhaofu‘ Dragon Dish, China, 17th century. Estimation : 4 420 €. Photo Auctionata AG Porcelain with underglaze blue and polychrome painting. Rare Wucai dish with a flat foot rim. Motif with a green horned dragon rising from foaming waves and chasing a 'flaming pearl'. Two further dragons in iron red and green on the exterior racing amidst ruyi heads and pursue flaming pearls. Base with eight-character inscription in underglaze blue ‘Jiaxu chunmeng Zhaofu zaoyong’ (Jiaxu... [Lire la suite]

11 juillet 2016

A fine engraved purple-glazed porcelain dragon dish, China, 18th-19th century

Lot 548. A fine engraved purple-glazed porcelain dragon dish, China, 18th-19th century. Estimate €2.000/3.000. Unsold. Photo Nagel D. 25 cm. Very minor wear Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst". 06.05.2016
04 mai 2016

A green and white dragon dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 114. A green and white dragon dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP (12,771 - 19,157 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, enamelled in green to the interior with a medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl, the exterior similarly decorated with two scaly dragons, the base inscribed with the six-character mark; 17.5 cm, 6 7/8  in.  Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2016

A wucai dragon dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli six character mark and period (1573-1619)

Lot 10. A wucai dragon dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli six character mark and period (1573-1619). Estimate 10 000/15 000 €. Photo Nagel. Small saucer dish, well painted in the centre in bright tones of underglaze-blue and red, green and yellow enamels with a writhing dragon seen face on amid multi-coloured clouds, all within a double line border, the well with four phoenix in flight in the same direction, divided by further clouds, the reverse with a composite flower scroll borne on a undulating stem with varying... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2016

An iron red dragon dish, Six character mark Xuantong in iron red and possibly period (1912-1917)

Lot 115. An iron red dragon dish, Six character mark Xuantong in iron red and possibly period (1912-1917). Estimate 1 500 € / 2 000 €. Photo AAG. With a decoration in iron red of two five-clawed dragons chasing a flaming pearl amidst clouds. Diam. 30 cm AAG (ARTS & ANTIQUES GROUP), Amsterdam. L'Intérieur Européen, le 11 Avril 2016 à 14h00