31 mars 2013

A rare purple chrysanthemum dish. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A rare purple chrysanthemum dish. Mark and period of Yongzheng - Sotheby's evenly potted with narrow fluted sides and pointed tips resembling the petals of a chrysanthemum flower, radiating around a slightly recessed centre and continuing on the exterior across the short straight foot, richly applied overall with an opaque aubergine glaze of deep crushed blueberry tone, the base and the interior of the foot similarly dressed in aubergine, save for the footring... [Lire la suite]

28 octobre 2011

An imperial incised purple-glazed 'dragon' dish. Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

An imperial incised purple-glazed 'dragon' dish. Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period. photo Nagel Auctions The interior finely incised with a central sinuous dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', surrounded on the cavetto by a pair of striding dragons amidst jagged flames, repeated around the exterior above a band of lotus lappets, applied with an enamel of rich purple tone, the base with a transparent glaze over the underglaze-blue reign mark. Property from a Belgium private collection ... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2011

A rare Imperial numbered purple-glazed 'Jun' Jardiniere. Yuan-Early Ming Dynasty.

A rare Imperial numbered purple-glazed 'Jun' Jardiniere. Yuan-Early Ming Dynasty. Photo Sotheby's sturdily potted, the body of compressed globular form, rising from a broad generously splayed foot, covered overall with a rich and lustrous deep purple glaze on the exterior, thinning to a grayish tone around the foot, the interior applied with a milky-blue glaze, the base pierced with five evenly spaced circular apertures, and incised with the numeral er below a brown slip, the neck reduced; Height 6 3/8 in., 16.2 cm; Diameter 10 1/4... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2009

A very fine lavender and purple-glazed porcelain vase, China, 18th century

A very fine lavender and purple-glazed porcelain vase, China, 18th century Good condition. H. 32,3 cm. Est. 5 000 EUR. Provenance: Property from the collection of an old German industrial family, acquired in the 1920'ies Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de


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