14 octobre 2020

A green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 321. A green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521); 7 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised USD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 box. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s London, 12 November 2003, lot 147. Literature: The Leshantang Collection of Chinese Porcelain, Taipei, 2005, no. 18. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]

24 juillet 2020

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3115. A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 20 cm, 8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's well potted with a tapering ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a rounded shoulder and a short neck, painted to the exterior in rich tones of green enamel with two striding five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst stylised clouds and flames, above a band of lappets at the foot, beneath a... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2020

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglazed blue and of the period

Lot 3159. A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglazed blue and of the period (1795-1820); 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate $20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The ovoid body is decorated with two five-clawed dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst clouds between a petal-lappet band below and a ruyi border and the Eight Buddhist Emblems (bajixiang) on the shoulder above. Another dragon chasing a flaming... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2020

A green-enamelled 'dragon' dish, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3709. A green-enamelled 'dragon' dish, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 25.2 cm, 9 7/8  in. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 325,000 HKD (33,145 EUR). Photo Sotheby’s finely potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, the interior delicately enamelled with a medallion enclosing a scaly five-clawed dragon writhing amidst flames and ruyi-shaped clouds next to a flaming pearl, surrounded by a pair of dragons soaring in... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2020

A rare late Ming yellow-ground green-enamelled incised 'Daoist figures' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522

Lot 3985. A rare late Ming yellow-ground green-enamelled incised 'Daoist figures' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566); 6 1/2 in. (16.6 cm.) diam. Estimate 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,340,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.  The bowl is finely potted with rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the exterior incised and enamelled in a bright green against a yellow ground, with four Daoist figures holding their attributes dancing in a balustraded... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

Two green-enamelled 'dragon' jars and covers, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 13. Two green-enamelled 'dragon' jars and covers, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795); 21,2 cm, 8⅜ in. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 EUR. Lot sold: 100,000 EUR. © Sotheby's. la panse ovoïde sous un col droit, à décor de deux dragons à cinq griffes poursuivant la perle enflammée dans les nuages stylisés, les huit emblèmes bouddhistes bajixiang entourant le col, le pied souligné d'une frise de pétales stylisés, marque en cachet à six caractères en bleu sous... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2019

A green-enamelled 'dragon' saucer dish, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 11. A green-enamelled 'dragon' saucer dish, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850); 17,7 cm, 7 in.. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 EUR EUR. Lot sold: 10,000 EUR. © Sotheby's. l'intérieur peint d'un dragon à cinq griffes à la poursuite de la perle enflammée dans des nuages stylisés, le même décor se répétant à l'extérieur, marque à six caractères en cachet en bleu sous couverte à la base. Ancienne Collection Aristocratique Belge. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 10 december 2019. 
07 novembre 2019

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 33. A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 20.5 cm, 8 in. Estimate: 70,000 - 90,000 GBP. Lot sold 87,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. well potted with a tapering ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a rounded shoulder and a short neck, painted to the exterior in rich tones of green enamel with two striding five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst cloud scrolls, all between a register of bajixiang ('Eight... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2019

A Fine Small Green-Enamelled ‘Dragon’ Dish, Zhengde Period, 1506-1521

Lot 3411. A Fine Small Green-Enamelled ‘Dragon’ Dish, Zhengde Period, 1506-1521. D 20cm. Estimate: 500,000-800,000 HKD (USD 63,727 - 101,962). Sold Price: 920,400 HKD (USD 117,308). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Finely potted with shallow rounded sides supported on a slightly splayed foot, the dish is decorated on the interior with a five-clawed dragon striding amidst stylised clouds, its head, scaly body and limbs incised, reserved on the biscuit and covered in green enamel, with claws and... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2019

An iron-red and green-enamelled 'dragon and phoenix medallion' wine cup and warmer, Seal mark and period of Daoguang

Lot 287. An iron-red and green-enamelled 'dragon and phoenix medallion' wine cup and warmer, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821.1850); 9.8 cm, 3 7/8  in. Estimate 2,600 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 17,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's  the warmer with rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a gilt rim, painted with alternating dragon and phoenix roundels in green enamel all between a lappet border above the foot and stylised ruyiscrolls below the... [Lire la suite]