14 novembre 2021

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

 Lot 325. A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 20.5 cm, 8⅛ in. Lot sold: 85,680 GBP (Estimate: 40,000 - 0,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's the globular tapering body rising to a rounded shoulder set with a short straight neck, decorated in green enamel with a pair of ferocious dragons, each chasing a 'flaming pearl' amongst scrolling clouds, all beneath a frieze of bajixiang, the recessed base inscribed in underglaze-blue with the... [Lire la suite]

31 octobre 2021

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

Lot 7. A fine green-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 25 cm. Lot sold: 1,638,000 HKD (Estimate: 600,000 - 800,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 the interior vibrantly enamelled with a medallion enclosing a ferocious five-clawed dragon writhing amidst flames and cloud scrolls in pursuit of a flaming pearl, surrounded at the cavetto by a pair of striding dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, the exterior similarly decorated, all above a lotus lappet border at the foot, the... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2021

A Yellow-Ground Green-Enamelled ‘Bird And Flower’ Bowl, Jiaqing Period, 1796-1820

Lot 3001. A Yellow-Ground Green-Enamelled ‘Bird And Flower’ Bowl, Jiaqing Period (1796-1820). H 17.2cm. Estimate HKD 10,000 - 20,000 (USD 1,282 - 2,564). Sold Price: HKD 50,400 (USD 6,462). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : Christie Hong Kong, 20 September 1989, lot 617. Poly Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021
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.