30 janvier 2019

A fine and rare green and yellow 'dragon' bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2697. A fine and rare green and yellow 'dragon' bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 10.2 cm., 4 in. Estimate 400,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 980,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 the delicately potted deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, the exterior finely incised with a pair of scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst 'fire and cloud' scrolls, all between ruyi and classic scroll bands... [Lire la suite]

21 décembre 2018

A green and yellow 'dragon' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 219. A green and yellow 'dragon' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908); 15 cm, 5 15/16  in. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Sold: £6,250. © Sotheby's the steeply rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the exterior with two finely incised and green-enamelled dragons pursuing flaming pearls among cloud scrolls and flames above crashing waves, the interior and base reserved in white, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2011

A small green and yellow 'dragon' bowl. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

A small green and yellow 'dragon' bowl. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The exterior with two green striding five-clawed dragons in mutual pursuit of flaming pearls, above a band of ruyi-heads at the foot and a foliate scroll at the flaring rim, all on a mottled yellow ground, the interior with a single bold shou character. 10cm (4in) diam. Estimate: £20,000 - 30,000, CNY 200,000  - 300,000, HK$ 240,000 - 360,000. Provenance: Christie's London, 15 November 2000, lot 76The Inder Rieden... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2011

A pair of small green and yellow fluted 'dragon' saucer dishes. Qianlong seal marks and of the period

A pair of small green and yellow fluted 'dragon' saucer dishes. Qianlong seal marks and of the period. Photo Bonhams Each interior incised and enamelled in black, yellow and green with a central five-clawed dragon surrounded by two five-clawed dragons in mutual pursuit of flaming pearls, the exterior similarly decorated. 13.5cm (5¼in) diam. (2). Sold for £39,650 Provenance: Christie's Amsterdam, 13 May 1997, lot 261 The Inder Rieden CollectionA similar pair of saucer dishes was sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 31 October... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2011

A small green and yellow 'roundels' bowl. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

A small green and yellow 'roundels' bowl. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The exterior finely incised and enamelled in green on a yellow ground with ruyi-head and flowers combined into four evenly-spaced roundels interspersed with the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, between stiff lappets around the base, and a foliate scroll at the rim, the interior with a central roundel. 12.4cm (4 7/8in) diam. Sold for £46,850 Provenance: Christie's London, 11 July 2006, lot 137The Inder Rieden Collection ... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2011

A pair of small green and yellow 'dragon' bowls. Qianlong seal marks and of the period

A pair of small green and yellow 'dragon' bowls. Qianlong seal marks and of the period. Photo Bonhams Thinly potted with steep sides rising from a straight foot, the exterior enamelled with two green striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls on a yellow ground, beneath a scrolling band at the flaring rim and above a band of ruyi-heads at the foot, the interior with a single shou character within a plain roundel. 10cm (4in) diam. (2). Sold for £79,250 Provenance: Sotheby's London, 2 December 1997, lot 291The... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2011

A green and yellow 'dragon' dish. Jiajing mark and period

A green and yellow  'dragon' dish. Jiajing mark and period.  Photo Sotheby's the shallow sides rising from a short tapering foot to a flaring rim, incised to the central medallion with a five-clawed dragon in profile and a flaming pearl amongst radiating cloud scrolls, the exterior with two sinuous dragons chasing flaming pearls amongst cloud wisps, covered overall with an irregularly applied green ground with details picked out in manganese-yellow, the base inscribed with a six-character Jiajing mark within a... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2009

A rare green and yellow 'dragon' bowl, Zhengde four-character mark and of the period

A rare green and yellow 'dragon' bowl, Zhengde four-character mark and of the period The gently rounded sides slightly waisted and rising from a straight foot ring to an everted rim, incised around the exterior with two sinuous dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst clouds, with a band of lotus lappets below, all reserved on a rich yellow ground. 15cm (6in) diam. Sold for £45,600 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer, collection label no.398. Palmer Inventory no.398, where it is stated that the bowl was purchased in December 1935... [Lire la suite]