12 juillet 2016

A pair of fine green enamelled 'Dragon' wine cups, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3175. A pair of fine green enamelled 'Dragon' wine cups, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 4.9 cm., 1 7/8 in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (48,929 — 68,501 EUR). Lot sold 920,000 HKD (90,029 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.  each with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to the slightly everted rim, finely painted on the exterior with a pair of scaly dragons, one looking back over its shoulder, pacing over crested... [Lire la suite]

27 avril 2013

A green enamelled 'dragon' jar, Qianlong seal mark and period

A green enamelled 'dragon' jar, Qianlong seal mark and period - Sotheby's the tapering ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a rounded shoulder and narrow short neck, decorated around the exterior in underglaze-blue and green enamel with two five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all between abajixiang band encircling the neck and a lotus-lappet band at the base, the seal mark in underglaze-blue; 20cm., 8in. Estimation: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]