30 mai 2011

An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'dragon' dish. Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period.

An iron-red and underglaze-blue 'dragon' dish. Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period.  Photo Bonhams Painted to the interior with a medallion enclosing an iron-red scaly five-clawed dragon reserved on an underglaze blue foaming wave ground, the exterior similarly decorated with nine dragons below a double-coin band, all supported on a short slightly tapering foot. 17.5cm diam. Sold for HK$216,000 清乾隆 青花礬紅水龍紋盤 青花「大清乾隆年製」篆書款 A dish with a similar design is illustrated by Qian Zhenzong in Qingdai Ciqi... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2011

A doucai 'dragon' dish. Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A doucai 'dragon' dish. Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The central medallion brilliantly enamelled with a five-clawed red dragon, the twisted body of menacing posture with its mouth open, depicted flying amidst clouds in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the exterior flanked by a pair of yellow and green dragons also chasing flaming pearls. 27.2cm diam. Sold for HK$336,000 清雍正 鬥彩龍戲珠紋盤 雙圈青花「大清雍正年製」楷書款 Provenance來源: Christie's Paris, 14 June 2006, lot 358. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 25 May 2011... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2011

A rare large Ming blue and white 'dragon' dish. Late 15th-early 16th century.

A rare large Ming blue and white 'dragon' dish. Late 15th-early 16th century. Photo Christies Ltd 2011 Boldly painted to the interior with a large dragon clasping a floral spray, the wide cavetto with three further long-bodied dragons clasping floral sprays in their mouths mirrored on the exterior; 21 in. (53.4 cm.) diam. Estimate £15,000 - £25,000 ($25,065 - $41,775) Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art , 10 May 2011. London, King Street www.christies.com
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01 mai 2011

A rare yellow-ground turquoise and aubergine-glazed'dragon' dish. Wanli six-character mark within double-rectangles and of the p

A rare yellow-ground turquoise and aubergine-glazed'dragon' dish. Wanli six-character mark within double-rectangles and of the period, (1573-1619). Photo Christies Ltd 2011 Decorated on the biscuit in turquoise, green and aubergine, with two confronted five-clawed scaly dragons with heads turned towards the rear divided by a band of clouds, above foaming waves crashing against rockwork, the cavetto with a band of six dragon roundels alternately ascending and descending, the exterior with sprays of peach, pomegranate, prunus and... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2011

An Imperial aubergine-glazed incised 'Dragon' dish, Kangxi incised six character mark with double -circles and of the period.

An Imperial aubergine-glazed incised 'Dragon' dish, Kangxi incised six character mark with double -circles and of the period. photo Nagel Auktionen The interior medaillon finely incised with a sinuous ascending dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl'. D. 25,2 cm. Estimate 20000 / 30000 € Provenance: Sotheby's Hongkong, 14.11.1983, Lot 142 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. May 6th 2011 www.auction.de
30 novembre 2010

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar & a green-enamelled 'dragon' dish. Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A green-enamelled 'dragon' jar. Qianlong seal mark and of the period Of well-potted ovoid form, vibrantly painted around the sides in underglaze blue and green enamel with two scaly striding dragon in pursuit of flaming pearls, amidst cloud and flame scrolls, with a band of lappets at the base and the Eight Buddhist Emblems, Bajixiang, encicling the neck at the shoulder; 19.4cm high - Sold for HK$336,000 清乾隆 白地綠彩雲龍紋罐 「大清乾隆年製」篆款A similar Qianlong green 'dragon' jar in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, is illustrated in... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2010

A wucai 'Dragon' dish. Mark and Period of Wanli.

A wucai 'Dragon' dish. Mark and Period of Wanli. photo courtesy Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to an everted rim, brightly painted and enamelled to the interior with five scaly dragons, one supporting a bowl of peaches below a 'flaming pearl' centred with a shou character and a single wan character, all encircled at the well by an underglaze blue band of four phoenix panels reserved on a trellis-diaper ground, the exterior with eight floral sprays, the base with an underglaze blue... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2010

A yellow-enamelled and blue ground 'dragon' dish. Kangxi mark and period

A yellow-enamelled and blue ground 'dragon' dish. Kangxi mark and period. photo courtesy Sothebt's the low rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the interior painted with a central medallion containing a dragon in pursuit of flaming pearl amidst scrolling clouds and flames, all surrounded by two further dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, the exterior of the cavetto similarly painted, all above a slightly tapered foot, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark; diameter 9 3/4 in., 24.9 cm - Estimate 60,000 -... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2010

Ming dynasty blue and white porcelains @ Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 11 May 2010. London

A blue and white sheng vase. Jiajing underglaze blue six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566). photo Christie's Ltd 2010 The lower body of tapering square sectioned form painted with qilin roundels, the upper body of globular form with flowering lilies and peonies issuing from rockwork and surrounded by flying insects - 12 5/8in. (32cm.) high, Japanese box and cover. Est. £6,000 - £8,000 ($8,928 - $11,904) Price Realized £20,000 ($29,180) A blue and white 'dragon' dish. Wanli underglaze blue six-character mark... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2010

A large and a pair of aubergine and green-enamelled yellow-ground 'dragon' dishes.Kangxi six-character marks

A large green and aubergine-enamelled yellow-ground 'dragon' dish. Kangxi six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722). photo Christie's Ltd 2010 Decorated in green, aubergine and cream enamels, the interior with two scaly, five-clawed dragons contesting a flaming pearl amongst cloud and flames beneath a band of prunus, camellia, chrysanthemum, peony and lotus, the exterior decorated with similar dragons on the rounded sides - 12¾ in. (32.3 cm.) diam., fitted box. Estimate £60,000 - £80,000 ($88,200 -... [Lire la suite]