11 novembre 2019

An iron-red ground underglaze-blue garlic-neck vase, Transitional period, ca. 1650

Lot 327. An iron-red ground underglaze-blue garlic-neck vase, Transitional period, ca. 1650. Height 36.3 cm, 14¼ in. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 4,375 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. painted to the body with a lotus pond flourishing with blossoms and large lotus leaves, the neck decorated with floral sprigs highlighted with green-enamelled leaves, all reserved against an iron-red ground densely detailed with fish-roe pattern. Provenance: Bonhams London, 17th May 2012, lot 239. ... [Lire la suite]

07 avril 2016

A rare iron-red ground underglaze-blue square dish, mark and period of Jiajing

Lot 37. A rare iron-red ground underglaze-blue square dish, mark and period of Jiajing. Estimate HKD 150,000 — 200,000 (16,934 - 22,578 EUR). Lot Sold 875,000 HKD (98,780 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a gently tapered foot to a flaring rim, the interior boldly painted in underglaze blue with a ferocious five-clawed dragon writhing amongst flames above tumultuous waves crashing on jagged mountains, below... [Lire la suite]