09 mars 2019

A pair of underglaze-blue and yellow-enameled 'crane' dishes, Jiajing marks and period (1522-1566)

Lot 501. A pair of underglaze-blue and yellow-enameled 'crane' dishes, Jiajing marks and period (1522-1566). Diameter 5 1/2  in., 14 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with low rounded sides set over a tapered foot and rising to an everted rim, the interior centered with four cranes in flight amidst wisps of clouds all within a double circle, the motif repeated around the exterior with eight cranes, the negative space on both sides in yellow... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2017

An underglaze-blue and yellow-enameled 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 801. An underglaze-blue and yellow-enameled 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 10 in., 25.5 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 16,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. painted to the interior with a writhing dragon in pursuit of a 'Flaming Pearl', the exterior similarly decorated, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017