19 juin 2011

An iron-red enameled porcelain dragon bowl. Kangxi Mark and Period

  An iron-red enameled porcelain dragon bowl.  Kangxi Mark and Period.. Photo Bonhams Its curving exterior walls encircled by two dragons chasing flaming pearls amid clouds, their eyes dotted in black pigment and the recessed base centered with the six-character mark written in underglaze blue regular script within a double ring.: 6 1/8in (15.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$3,000 - 5,000 Property from the Collection of J. Lester Jervis Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www..bonhams.com
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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]
21 avril 2011

A very fine and unusual iron-red bowl. Yongzheng Mark And Period

A very fine and unusual iron-red bowl. Yongzheng Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's thinly potted with wide sides issuing from a high splayed foot, the exterior decorated with branches of pomegranate, peach and lychee, the interior with two small bats, all executed with a fine brush and exquisitely shaded in tones of iron red, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark; 13 cm., 5 1/8 in. Estiùate 2,000,000—3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 6,620,000 HKD LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the... [Lire la suite]
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14 janvier 2011

A large pair of iron-red ewers. Kangxi period & rare "clobbered" copper red vase, 18th century

A large pair of iron-red ewers. Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Decorated with an overall pattern of scrolling chrysanthemum vine on the washy iron-red ground, a row of overlapping white petals around the bases and flowers at the molded neck band and rim; 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $12,000 - $18,000 A rare "clobbered" copper red vase, 18th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The pear-shaped body painted in underglaze copper-red with Buddhist lions and then enameled in... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2010

A pair of iron-red 'dragon' wine cups. Qianlong seal marks and period

A pair of iron-red 'dragon' wine cups. Qianlong seal marks and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's with steep sides and slightly flared at the rim, the exterior finely painted with iron-red enamel depicting two five-clawed dragons contesting a 'flaming pearl' above cresting waves (2); height 1 3/4 in., 4.4 cm - Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD. Lot Sold 27,500 USD Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York www.sothebys.com
15 novembre 2009

Imperial green-ground iron-red decorated vase of gourd form, Six character mark of Jiajing within a double ring and of the perio

Imperial green-ground iron-red decorated vase of gourd form, Six character mark of Jiajing within a double ring and of the period, 1522-1566.the lower bulb painted with four lotus flowerheads on a scrolling branch amongst leaves, beneath a classic scroll band on the shoulder, the upper bulb with three lotus flowerheads on a similar scrolling branch amongst leaves, above three peony flowerheads on a scrolling floral branch at the waist. 7 ½ inches, 19.2cm high. Price on request. Notes: • Formerly in the collection of the... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2009

Underglaze blue and yellow, blue and green, coral-ground and iron-red porcelains sold @ Sotheby's London

An underglaze blue and yellow enamel dragon dish. Kangxi mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's the central medallion painted with a lively five-claw dragon chasing a flaming pearl amongst cloud scrolls and flames, with two further dragons striding around the cavetto, the exterior with two further similarly painted dragons - 32cm., 12 5/8 in. Est. 30,000—50,000 GBP - Sold 68,450 GBP PROVENANCE: Collection of F.C. Harrison, 1907 (according to label). Collection of Dr. Emil Hultmark, Stockholm (c. 1930). Emil... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2009

A collection of Chinese iron-red porcelains, one for Islamic Market circa 1710, the others, Kangxi (1662-1722)

Two pairs and a set of three Chinese iron-red and gilt plates. Kangxi (1662-1722) Comprising a pair of plates painted to the central roundel with two ladies in a fenced garden, surrounded by tulip-shaped panels enclosing flowers at the well, 22.5 cm. diam.; a pair of plates painted with a lady holding a baby accompagnied by two servants, the rim painted with tulip-shaped floral panels, 22.5 cm. diam.; and a set of three iron-red and underglaze-blue plates painted with a roundel of two ladies in a fenced garden, surrounded by... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2009

A Blue and White with Iron-Red 'Dragon' Saucer, Qianlong Seal Mark and Period

A Blue and White with Iron-Red 'Dragon' Saucer, Qianlong Seal Mark and Period diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's