07 mars 2019

A large white-glazed anhua-decorated deep bowl, lianziwan, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 1625. A large white-glazed anhua-decorated deep bowl, lianziwan, Yongle period (1403-1424); 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The bowl is finely potted with deep rounded sides finely incised on the exterior with a band of leafy scroll alternately bearing chrysanthemum and camellia blossoms below a key-fret border at the rim. The center of the interior is decorated with a chrysanthemum sprig below a band of lotus petals that rise towards a frieze of stylized waves... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2018

A fine and very rare pair of white-glazed anhua-decorated 'Floral' wine cups, Kangxi six-character marks within double circles a

Lot 2103. A fine and very rare pair of white-glazed anhua-decorated 'Floral' wine cups, Kangxi six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 1,170,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each cup is delicately potted with thin rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim. Each is covered in a clear glaze, the sides finely incised in anhua technique with a frieze of flowers,... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2016

A very rare white-glazed anhua-decorated foliate-rimmed bowl, Yongle mark and period

Lot 3316. A very rare white-glazed anhua-decorated foliate-rimmed bowl, Yongle incised four-character mark within a circle and of the period ( 1403-1424). Estimate HK$2,000,000 – HK$3,000,000 ($258,674 - $388,011). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl is thinly potted with widely flared sides rising to a notched rim formed as six petals and finely moulded around the interior with two striding dragons and is covered inside and out with a clear white glaze except for the unglazed foot rim. 7 7/8 in.... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2016

A rare pair of white-glazed anhua 'dragon' bowls, Chenghua six-character marks, 17th-18th century

Lot 64. A rare pair of white-glazed anhua 'dragon' bowls, Chenghua six-character marks, 17th-18th century. Each 12.5cm (4 7/8in) diam. Sold for £5,000 (€6,397). © Bonhams 2001-2016. Each delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim from a narrow cylindrical foot, subtly carved in faint anhua with two scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl around the interior walls, all under a smooth creamy glaze, box. (3).  Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York (labels)  ... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2016

A white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' stembowl, Qianlong mark and period

Lot 320, A white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' stembowl, Qianlong mark and period. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. finely incised to the wide flaring sides with two confronting dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl above swirling waves, the hollow foot with ruyi-shaped clouds and flaming wisps, covered overall in a lustrous transparent bluish-white glaze, the interior centered with a six-character mark within a double circle. Diameter 5 5/8  in., 14.3 cm ... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2015

A large white-glazed jar and cover, 16th century

A large white-glazed jar and cover, 16th century. Estimate £30,000 - 50,000 (€42,000 - 70,000). Photo Bonhams. The jar well potted, of ovoid form interrupted by a luting line around its broadest section, rising from a wide foot ring to a high shoulder and short neck culminating in a slightly everted rim surmounted by a domed cover with a raised roundel at the top and a finial shaped as a lotus bud, the jar and cover applied overall with a white glaze tinged with light blue save for the unglazed base, fitted box. 50cm... [Lire la suite]

28 octobre 2015

A large white-glazed anhua 'crane' bowl, Yuan dynasty

A large white-glazed anhua 'crane' bowl, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's heavily potted with rounded sides rising from a pointed base to an everted rim, all supported on a spreading foot, the interior decorated with a pair of anhua cranes in flight below two characters reading fu (happiness) and lu (prosperity) respectively, their wings outstretched with finely detailed plumage, divided by ruyi-shaped cloud scrolls, all below a classic... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

A large white-glazed anhua-decorated bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A large white-glazed anhua-decorated bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The wide globular body incised with two dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst scrolling clouds, the tall slender neck further decorated with flaming pearls and clouds; 16 in. (40.5 cm.) high, wood stand Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1977. Literature: A. Juliano, “Robert H. Ellsworth Treasures the East,” Architectural... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2015

A fine and rare white-glazed anhua-decorated stembowl, Yongzheng mark and period

A fine and rare white-glazed anhua-decorated stembowl, Yongzheng mark and period.  Estimate 30,000 — 0,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides flaring towards the rim, delicately incised on the exterior with the bajixiang (Eight Buddhist Emblems), each tied with ribbons and supported on a stylized leafy lotus bloom, a band of ruyi-heads surrounding the base above the splayed foot incised with further lotus and a band of florets encircling the raised ridge around the midsection, covered... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2014

A white-glazed anhua-decorated stembowl, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period (1403-1424)

Lot 233. A white-glazed anhua-decorated stembowl, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period (1403-1424); Height 4 3/4 in., 12 cm. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 87,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, supported on a tall slightly spreading hollow foot, decorated in anhua on the interior with a ruyi in the center and a pair of dragons chasing a 'flaming pearl' around the sides, the exterior plain and covered overall with an even creamy-white glaze.  Provenance:... [Lire la suite]