23 mars 2019

An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 532. An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 6 7/8  in., 17.6 cm. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,0000. Lot Sold 13,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted with the shallow rounded sides raised on a short, tapered foot, the interior painted in iron-red enamel with a lively five-clawed dragon writhing against a ground of underglaze-blue crashing waves, the exterior similarly decorated with nine dragons striding above... [Lire la suite]

19 décembre 2018

An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Mythical beast' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 214. An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Mythical beast' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 21.3 cm, 8 3/8  in. Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000. Lot Sold: £32,500. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the exterior adorned in underglaze blue with a band of nine fabulous sea creatures, including a dragon and carp, leaping against vivid turbulent waves in iron-red, the rim and the foot encircled by key fret bands, the interior with a... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2018

A fine pair of iron-red and underglaze-blue bowls, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3742. A fine pair of iron-red and underglaze-blue bowls, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period (1736-1795); 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 980,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011   Both exteriors decorated with four evenly spaced Indian lotus in overglaze iron-red, each floral bloom is surrounded by leaves and borne on curled stems in underglaze-blue, bordered by a single circle above the foot ring and... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2018

A rare iron-red and underglaze-blue ‘Nine dragon’ charger, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 230. A rare iron-red and underglaze-blue ‘Nine dragon’ charger, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 47.5cm., 18 ¾ in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 GBP. Lot sold 218,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014 sturdily potted with curved sides rising from a tapered foot to a wide everted rim, the interior painted with a central medallion enclosing an iron-red five-clawed frontal dragon curled around a flaming pearl amidst a turbulent sea of underglaze-blue waves, the cavetto on both the interior and... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2018

An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 250. An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 6 7/8 in.; diameter 6 7/8 in., 17.5 cm. Estimate 8,000 - 10,000 USD. Lot sold 17,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2010. the interior painted with a central medallion featuring an iron-red dragon amidst underglaze-blue rolling waves, the exterior further decorated with a band of nine dragons in various positions against a wave ground below a linked cash border, the base painted with a six character Qianlong seal... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2017

An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'dragon' dish, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 121. An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'dragon' dish, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 USD. Lot sold 7,800 USD. Photo: Sothebys. of shallow rounded form with an everted rim, painted on the interior with a writhing dragon in deep tones of iron-red amidst rolling waves picked out in underglaze-blue, the underside with a band of dragons depicted in various positions against a wave ground; 6 7/8 in., 17.5 cm. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New... [Lire la suite]

15 octobre 2017

An iron-red and underglaze-blue ‘Bats and Clouds’ vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 144. An iron-red and underglaze-blue ‘Bats and Clouds’ vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century, 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong
04 octobre 2017

A pair of iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' bowls, Marks and period of Wanli (1573-1620)

Lot 3733. A pair of iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' bowls, Marks and period of Wanli (1573-1620), 12.2 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate HKD 400,000 — 600,000. Price realised HKD 900,000 . © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  each with shallow rounded sides resting on a tapered foot, the interior with a domed central medallion painted in iron red with a five-clawed dragon in profile, writhing amongst scrolling clouds above underglaze-blue turbulent waves cresting with... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2017

A pair of iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' bowls, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period, shendetang zhi hall mark

Lot 695. A pair of iron-red and underglaze-blue 'Dragon' bowls, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850), shendetang zhi hall mark; 15.5 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 200,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  with the straight flared sides rising from a recessed base, painted to the exterior with two dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', the base with a four-character hall mark  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017 
19 avril 2017

A pair of iron-red and underglaze-blue 'dragon' bowls , marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3678. A pair of iron-red and underglaze-blue 'dragon' bowls , marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722), 18.8 cm, 7 3/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. each finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, the exterior decorated with eight iron-red dragons coiling in different postures, against a neatly arranged ground of tempestuous waves rendered in underglaze blue, below a band of interlinked circular motifs bordering the... [Lire la suite]