11 août 2019

A fine iron-red-decorated blue and white dish, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1377. A fine iron-red-decorated blue and white dish, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 43,750 . © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With an iron-red dragon leaping against a background of waves on the interior, the design repeated with nine further dragons on the exterior,box. Note: Compare the dishes of this pattern in the exhibitions, Ch'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection, The Chinese University... [Lire la suite]

11 août 2019

A fine pair of iron-red-decorated blue and white bowls, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1382. A fine pair of iron-red-decorated blue and white bowls, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The deep rounded sides decorated on the exterior in iron-red with the bajixiangpositioned above a band of conjoined lotus scroll in underglaze blue, box. Provenance: Christie's Swire, Hong Kong, 31 October 1994, lot 607. Note: A bowl of the same decoration and size was... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

A small iron-red-decorated blue and white moonflask, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1669. A small iron-red-decorated blue and white moonflask, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9½ in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The flattened rounded body raised on a rounded rectangular foot and painted in shaded iron-red on each side with two phoenixes confronted below a flaming pearl amidst underglaze blue composite foliate scroll bearing various iron-red flowers,... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2018

An iron-red-decorated blue and white bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1655. An iron-red-decorated blue and white bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 5 in. (12.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 338,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With shallow rounded sides rising from a small circular foot, the exterior painted in iron red with eight five-clawed dragons leaping above a band of underglaze blue wind-tossed waves, with a roundel of a similar dragons on the convex center... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2016

An iron-red-decorated blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

An iron-red-decorated blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000.  Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The dish has rounded sides that flare at the rim, and is decorated on the interior with a medallion of an iron-red dragon writhing against a background of cresting waves, and on the exterior with a similar frieze of dragons below a band of demi-florets at the rim.  6 7/8 in. (17.6 cm.) diam. ... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2016

An iron-red-decorated blue and white 'dragon' dish, Wanli six-character mark and period (1573-1619)

Lot 837. An iron-red-decorated blue and white 'dragon' dish, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619). Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The dish has shallow, slightly rounded sides, and is decorated on the interior with an iron-red, five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl as it leaps amidst crashing waves. The exterior is decorated with a band of eight dragons above crashing waves. 6 ½ in. (16.7 cm.) diam. ... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2015

A set of three iron-red-decorated blue and white wine cups, Qianlong four-character seal marks and of the period

A set of three iron-red-decorated blue and white wine cups, Qianlong four-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate 6,000 – $8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each has deep sides decorated on the exterior in underglaze blue with Shoulao seated on a deer and Xiwangmu seated on a phoenix facing each other amidst clouds on a ground of iron-red waves, and on the interior with a central medallion of a shou character encircled by the wufu on a similar wave ground.... [Lire la suite]