17 avril 2016

A pair of green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dishes, marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 88. A pair of green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dishes marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD (36,490 - 54,735 GBP) (51,568 - 77,352 USD). Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flared rim, painted to the interior with a five-clawed dragon enamelled in translucent green, writhing amongst flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl, enclosed within a green line border repeated at the rim, the exterior... [Lire la suite]

17 avril 2016

A green-enamelled ‘dragon’ jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 87. A green-enamelled ‘dragon’ jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD (10,947 - 16,421 GBP) (15,470 - 23,206 USD). Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising to a short tapered neck, the exterior finely pencilled in black and painted with green enamels, depicting two sinuous five-clawed dragons striding amongst flame wisps and stylised cloud scrolls, their front legs extended forward in pursuit of a flaming pearl, above a band of overlapping lotus... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2016

A rare green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dish, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505)

Lot 30. A rare green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dish, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505). Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD (35,083 - 46,777 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared rim, finely carved in the biscuit and enamelled in bright translucent green, the interior with a sinuous five-clawed dragon writhing amid scrolling clouds within a line border repeated at the rim, the exterior decorated with two further dragons striding on a ground of finely... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2015

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover ; jar: Mark and period of Kangxi ; cover: Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover ; jar: Mark and period of Kangxi ;  cover: Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate  300,000 — 500,000  HKD.  Lot sold. 687,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. well potted with a tapering ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a rounded shoulder and narrow short neck, decorated around the exterior in green enamel with a pair of five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', all above an upright lotus lappet band, the shoulder with... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2015

A rare incised green-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, Mark and period of Zhengde

A rare incised green-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, Mark and period of Zhengde. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 475,000 HKD (56,458 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's the interior centred with a medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon writhing amidst stylised ruyi-shaped clouds, the exterior incised with two five-clawed dragons striding against an incised wave ground, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark; 17.7 cm., 7 in. ... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2015

A fine green-enamelled 'Dragon' jar, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine green-enamelled 'Dragon' jar, Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 500,000 HKD (59,429 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's well potted with a 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 a pair of five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all above an upright lotus lappet band, the shoulder with... [Lire la suite]

28 avril 2014

A rare green-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

A rare green-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The dish is finely potted with rounded shallow sides, supported on a short slightly tapered foot. The exterior is incised and enamelled in green with two striding dragons, and the interior depicts a sinuous dragon amongst scrolling clouds and flames contained within a central medallion. 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate £15,000 – £20,000 ($25,185 - $33,580) ... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2013

A very rare Green-Enamelled ‘Dragon’ Bottle Vase, Daoguang iron red six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

A very rare Green-Enamelled ‘Dragon’ Bottle Vase, Daoguang iron red six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Potted with a long neck and globular body, the exterior is enamelled in green and black with three five-clawed writhing dragons confronting a 'flaming pearl' among floating clouds, between gilt borders on the mouth rim and base. The interior and base are enamelled turquoise, with an iron-red mark reserved to the centre of the base. 10 3/4 in. (27 cm.) high, box.... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2013

An incised green-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Zhengde mark and period - Sotheby's

An incised green-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Zhengde mark and period - Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, decorated to the exterior with two green five-clawed dragons pacing amongst an incised wave ground in pursuit of flaming pearls, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a green dragon writhing amongst clouds, inscribed to the base with a six-character mark within a double-circle, 20.2cm., 8in. Estimation: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP PROVENANCE; Property of a Hong Kong... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2012

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period - Sotheby's

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar and cover, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period - Photo Sotheby's the tapering ovoid body rising to a rounded shoulder set with a short straight neck, decorated in green enamel with a pair of ferocious dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amongst scrolling clouds, all beneath a frieze of beribbonedbajixiang and above a lappet band, the cover similarly decorated with a coiled dragon chasing a flaming pearl, the recessed base inscribed with a six-character Qianlong seal mark; 21.5cm., 8 1/2... [Lire la suite]