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 (1723-1735)

Lot 281. A fine and rare white-glazed anhua-decorated stembowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm.  Estimate 30,000 — 0,000 USD. Lot sold 47,500 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... [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]