09 mai 2017

An underglaze blue and iron-red 'dragon' dish, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 229. An underglaze blue and iron-red 'dragon' dish, Jiaqing seal mark and period  (1796-1820), 17.8 cm, 7 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the shallow rising sides, rising to an everted rim, painted to the interior with a lively five-claw iron-red dragon writhing above breaking waves within a double line border repeated at the rim, the exterior with nine similar dragons above breaking waves, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a seal mark ... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2011

An exquisite and extremely rare pair of underglaze blue and iron-red decorated vases. Qianlong six-character sealmarks and perio

An exquisite and extremely rare pair of underglaze blue and iron-red decorated vases. Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the peruiod (1736-1795). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Each vessel is finely potted with a compressed globular body rising from a low splayed foot to an elegantly flaring mouth, the body and neck are superbly painted on each side in delicate shades of iron-red with pairs of confronted kui phoenix amidst wispy clouds in underglaze blue, all framed between bands of ruyi, the shoulder and splayed foot... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2009

Four underglaze blue and red porcelains @ Christie's

An underglaze blue and copper red bottle vase, Qianlong (1736-1795). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 decorated with a scaled dragon and a phoenix, its wings opened in flight, surrounded by large peony blossoms and scrolling leafy foliage -- 11 7/8in. (30cm.) high. Est. £5,000 - £8,000 An underglaze blue and iron-red dragon dish, 18th/early 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 painted to the central well with an iron-red dragon persuing a flaming pearl amongst underglaze blue cloud scrolls, the... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2009

A good imperial underglaze blue and iron-red decorated dragon dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period

A good imperial underglaze blue and iron-red decorated dragon dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period D. 17,6 cm. Est. 5 500 EUR. Property from an old German private collection - Cf. 'Ch'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection', The Chinese University of  Hongkong', 1973, no. 70. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de