16 août 2012

A Rare wucai sweetmeat Box And Cover. Wanli Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue Within A Double-Circle And Of The Period (1573

A Rare wucai Sweetmeat Box And Cover. Wanli Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue Within A Double-Circle And Of The Period (1573--1619). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The domed cover is painted around the bud-form finial with opposed dragons in underglaze blue and iron red chasing flaming pearls amidst crashing waves rendered in green enamel, above a band of flowers and rockwork repeated on the sides of the box. The interior is divided into seven lobed compartments forming a large flowerhead and painted en... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2010

A very rare pair Imperial Canton enamel lobed sweetmeat boxes and covers, China, Qianlong period

A very rare pair Imperial Canton enamel lobed sweetmeat boxes and covers, China, Qianlong period. photo courtesy Nagel Finely painted on the cover with a large stylised lotus bloom within bands of floral scroll and peonies near lotos, all enclosed within ruyi borders. D. 34,5 cm - Estimate  28 000 / 38 000 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de

02 avril 2010

A large octagonal canton enamel sweetmeat box and cover & a painted enamel jardinière. Qing Dynasty, 19th century

A large octagonal canton enamel sweetmeat box and cover. Qing Dynasty, 19th Century. photo Sotheby's painted on the cover with a five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', the interior fitted with eight trays of trapezoid form each painted with a dragon and a phoenix, centering an octagonal tray (11) - diameter 18 in., 46 cm. Est. 12,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 140,500 USD A painted enamel jardinière. Qing Dynasty, 19th century. photo Sotheby's painted with panels reserved on a yellow floral ground -... [Lire la suite]


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