22 juin 2015

A pair of blue and white dragon-decorated dishes, Daoguang six-character marks and of the period

A pair of blue and white dragon-decorated dishes, Daoguang six-character marks and of the period. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo: Bonhams. Each molded with a flared rim to the curving well centered with a roundel of a dragon chasing a flaming pearl and two other dragons in the same pursuit encircling the exterior walls, the mark in seal script centering the shallow recessed base and all surfaces except the foot pad covered with a celadon-tinged glaze. 6 5/8in (16.7cm) diameters ... [Lire la suite]

22 juin 2015

A blue and white porcelain dragon dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A blue and white porcelain dragon dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500 (€1,300 - 2,200). Photo: Bonhams. Its wide curving well painted in shades of cobalt wash and outline with a dragon vigorously pursuing a flaming pearl amid cloud scrolls that continue on the exterior walls, the mark on the recessed base written in regular script within a double ring and all surfaces except the foot pad covered with a celadon-tinged glaze. 7 7/8in (20cm) diameter Note: A similarly... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2015

A blue and white dragon dish, Chenghua mark, 18th century

A blue and white dragon dish, Chenghua mark, 18th century. Estimate US$ 2,500 - 4,000 (€2,200 - 3,500).Photo Bonhams. The floor of its curving well centered with a front-facing dragon surrounded by flames and clouds, the cavetto painted with carp and waves and the exterior walls with further wave patterns, the recessed base bearing the six-character mark inscribed in underglaze blue regular script within a double ring and all surfaces except the foot pad covered with a celadon-tinged glaze. 7 3/4in (19.8cm)... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2014

Dish with design of dragons and clouds, 1426-1435, Ming dynasty

Dish with design of dragons and clouds, 1426-1435, Ming dynasty. Porcelain with cobalt under clear glaze, enamel over glaze. H: 3.7 W: 19.0 cm, Jingdezhen, China. Purchase F1965.4. Freer/Sackler © 2014 Smithsonian Institution. 
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30 juin 2014

Dish with foliate flaring rim, 1426-1435, Ming dynasty, Xuande reign

Dish with foliate flaring rim, 1426-1435, Ming dynasty, Xuande reign. Porcelain with cobalt pigment under colorless glaze. H: 4.8 W: 21.3 cm. Jingdezhen, China. Purchase F1951.13. Freer/Sackler © 2014 Smithsonian Institution Writers and painters washed their brushes in bowls like this. The ten-lobed, foliate shape was created by using a mold. Inside the bowl, a single dragon gambols through clouds. On the exterior, ten circular motifs, each consisting of a small dragon and clouds, appear; the depiction of the dragons alternates... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2014

Fine underglaze iron red and green dragon dish. China, Zhengde mark and period

  Fine underglaze iron red and green dragon dish. China, Zhengde mark and period. Photo AUKTIONSHAUS KAUPP GMBH Porcelain, painted in iron red and green and glazed. Six character Zhengde mark with double ring. Estimation : 25 000 € The five clawed dragon was the symbol of the Chinese emperor and reserved only for the emperor and his highest officials. Provenance: private collection South Germany. AUKTIONSHAUS KAUPP GMBH. 28 Juin 2014 à 10h. SCHLOSS SULZBURG - HAUPTSTR. 62 - 79295 SULZBURG. Tel: +49 (0) 76 34... [Lire la suite]


26 septembre 2013

Dragon dish, China, Kangxi mark & period (1662-1722)

Dragon dish, China, Kangxi mark & period (1662-1722). Photo courtesy Vanderven Oriental Art. Diameter: 25 cm. Price on request Provenance: Private Collection, France until 2013 With Vanderven Oriental Art 2009 Volcker-van Soelen collection, France Acquired by the family in the Dutch Art Trade before 1935 A Chinese porcelain green-ground aubergine ‘Dragon’ dish, covered with a transparent lead glaze. The central decoration consists of a dragon with five claws chasing the flaming pearl among... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2013

An iron-red dragon dish, Mark and Period of Qianlong

An iron-red dragon dish, Mark and Period of Qianlong. Photo courtesy Wichita Auctioneers. The bowl is of concave- shaped and exterior is decorate with many maroon color dragons chasing pearls. 18 3/8 in. (46.7 cm) diameter, 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) tall. Estimate $25,000 - $35,000  Wichita Auctioneers. Fine Chinese Works Of Art & Fine Jewels - http://www.liveauctioneers.com 
11 septembre 2013

A blue and white Dragon dish,

A blue and white Dragon dish, Mark and Period of Qianlong. Photo courtesy Wichita Auctioneers. The bowl is of concave- shaped and exterior is decorate with many blue dragons chasing pearls. 13 15/16 in. (35.4 cm) diameter, 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) tall. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000  Wichita Auctioneers. Fine Chinese Works Of Art & Fine Jewels - http://www.liveauctioneers.com 
11 septembre 2013

A black-ground green-glazed Dragon dish, Mark and Period of Daoguang

A black-ground green-glazed Dragon dish, Mark and Period of Daoguang. Photo courtesy Wichita Auctioneers. The bowl is of inverse concave- shaped and is decorate with many green dragons chasing pearls. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm) diameter, 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm) tall. Estimate $5,000 - $6,000  Wichita Auctioneers. Fine Chinese Works Of Art & Fine Jewels - http://www.liveauctioneers.com