21 mars 2018

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

Lot 3238. A fine small green-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521); 6 1/4 in. (15.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The central medallion is incised with a dragon amid wispy clouds and flames, the biscuit and details having been picked-out in green enamel. The reverse is decorated in a similar technique with two further green... [Lire la suite]

04 janvier 2018

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

Lot 306. A green-enamelled ‘dragon’dish, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521); 22.5cm., 8 7/8 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP . Photo Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides supported on a short foot, decorated to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon writhing among stylised clouds, its head, scaly body and limbs finely incised, reserved on the biscuit and covered with a green enamel, their claws and spikes picked out in green enamel over the glaze, all... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2017

The Collection of Professor Stephen Charles Wallace, FInstP, and Dr. Geraldine Kenney-Wallace, RSC, FInstP at Christie's London

Lot 81. A fine green-enamelled 'Dragon' dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521). 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 70,000  © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 This dish is finely potted with shallow, rounded sides supported on a slightly tapering foot. The interior is decorated with a five-clawed dragon striding amongst fire scrolls and clouds highlighted in green enamel, its scaly head, body and limbs incised, all encircled within a... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2017

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

Lot 726. A green-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 18.1 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 68,750 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the interior with a five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', the exterior similarly decorated with a pair of dragons against a ground of incised waves, the base with a six-character seal mark Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
07 mai 2017

A pair of green-enamelled hexagonal jars, zhadou, Shende tang zhi mark in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

    Lot 89. A pair of green-enamelled hexagonal jars, zhadou, Shende tang zhi mark in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850). Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,920 - USD 19,380) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The body of each jar is decorated in vibrant green enamel with a leafy stylised lotus between a ruyi-head and a stiff leaf band, all below a lotus border to the flaring neck. Each jar rests on sixruyi-shaped bracket feet. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) wide Note: A almost identical single leys... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2016

A green-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 13. A green-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,446 - USD 9,928). Price Realised GBP 10,000 (USD 12,410). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.   The centre is enamelled in green and black with a five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl. On the exterior there are two striding dragons on a carved wave-pattern ground. 7 ¼ in. (18 cm.) diam.   Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]

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]