09 décembre 2018

A blue and white porcelain dragon dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 62. A blue and white porcelain dragon dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). D. : 35 cm (13 3/4 in.). Estimate: €1,200 - €1,800 (US$1,355 - US$2,033). Vendu 1 300 €. © Artcurial. De forme circulaire, à décor de deux dragons à la poursuite d'une perle enflammée, parmi des nuages et flammèches, le revers orné d'emblèmes ; égrenures. Provenance: Galerie Vandermeersch, Paris. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018

06 octobre 2018

A Rare and Finely Carved Ding Dragon Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3012. A Rare and Finely Carved Ding Dragon Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. D 17.5cm. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 (USD 191,429 - 255,238). Sold price HKD 1,888,000 (USD 240,945). © Poly Auction. The shallow concave base supported on a neatly trimmed foot, rising to wide flaring sides, the interior freely carved to the central medallion with a sinuous chilong, its face turned slightly to one side with its body curled around, encircled by two lotus blooms borne on... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2018

A large polychrome porcelain dragon dish, Qing dynasty, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 101. A large polychrome porcelain dragon dish, Qing dynasty, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). D. : 37,5 cm (14 ¾ in.). Estimation : 10 000 € / 15 000 €. Lot sold 4,160 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial. À décor de trois dragons à la poursuite d'une perle enflammée, parmi des nuages et flammèches, le revers émaillé de deux grands dragons, marque à six caractères Guangxu à la base. Art d'Asie chez Artcurial, 75008 Paris, le 11 Juin 2018 à 15h00
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]
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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