08 octobre 2019

A green-ground aubergine-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 3121. A green-ground aubergine-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 15.1 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (63,665 — 89,131 USD). Lot sold 625,000 HKD (79,581 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's skilfully potted with deep rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared rim, the exterior superbly incised and enamelled in aubergine with a dynamic scene depicting a pair of dragons soaring sinuously above crashing waves amidst flaming wisps, each scaly... [Lire la suite]

20 décembre 2017

A fine incised green-ground aubergine-enamelled 'Dragon' bowl, underglaze blue six-character mark Kangxi and of the period

Lot 561. A fine incised green-ground aubergine-enamelled 'Dragon' bowl, underglaze blue six-character mark Kangxi and of the period (1662-1722). D. 11,3 cm. Estimate 2.000/3.000 €. Lot sold 2.800 €. Courtesy Nagel the exterior is finely incised and enamelled in aubergine with a pair of scaly dragons amidst clouds in pursuit of flaming pearls, striding above crashing waves breaking against stylised rocks, all against an emerald-green enamel ground. Hairline to rim. Provenance: Property from a Berlin... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2016

A fine incised green-ground aubergine-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

Lot 104, A fine incised green-ground aubergine-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate HK$380,000 – HK$450,000 ($49,222 - $58,289). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The exterior is finely incised and enamelled in aubergine with a pair of scaly dragons amidst clouds in pursuit of flaming pearls, striding above crashing waves breaking against stylised rocks, all against an emerald-green enamel ground. 5 1/8 in. (13.1... [Lire la suite]