28 mai 2011

A polychrome yellow and green 'shou and dragons' square bowl. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

A polychrome yellow and green 'shou and dragons' square bowl. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The thickly potted bowl with flared sides rising to a slightly everted rim, painted on all four sides of the exterior with a lively five-clawed dragon in flight amongst ruyi-head clouds, all within double-line borders, the interior with a stylised shou character in a double square in the center below a a frieze of fruit sprays at the rim. 11.9cm wide. Sold for HK$600,000 明嘉靖 黄地綠彩雲龍壽字紋方碗... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2010

A blue and white stem cup.Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

A blue and white stem cup.Jiajing six-character mark and of the period © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Typically painted around the exterior beneath a turned-over rim with two five-clawed dragons, their backs incised with simulated scales, striding in mutual pursuit of a flaming pearl trailing a long fire scroll, above scattered cloud coils and a band of cloud-collar lappets, the interior with a central roundel of a full-faced five-clawed dragon, the mark written in blue within the hollow foot; 10.5cm (4¼in) high. Sold for... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2010

A finely engraved white Phoenix Bowl, China, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period.

A finely engraved white Phoenix Bowl, China, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period. photo courtesy Nagel freely incised in a simple linear style with two stylized phoenix flying around the exterior of the flaring sides below the pronounced lip of the flared rim. D. 30,5 cm - Estimate € 20 000 / 30 000 Cf. Sotheby's London 29.11.1977, Lot 61 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
21 octobre 2010

A blue and white 'Flying Horse' porcelain bowl, China, Jiajing six-character mark, 17th ct

A blue and white 'Flying Horse' porcelain bowl, China, Jiajing six-character mark, 17th ct. photo courtesy Nagel Glaze frits to rim. D. 16,2 cm - Estimate € 1 500 Property from an old European private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
06 septembre 2010

Ming Dynasty blue and white @ Bonhams Knightsbridge

A blue and white dish of circular form. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Decorated on the obverse with three scholars seated beneath the moon. The iconography possibly intended as the three Daoist Immortals: Lu Tung-pin with his sword; Chung-li Ch'uan with his fan; and Chang Kuo-lao with his magic vessel.; 22cm (8⅝in) diam.- Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, € 12,000 - 18,000, HK$ 120,000 - 190,000 Provenance: Ex. The Margaret Constance Goldney Collection. A blue and white... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2010

Fine Chinese Ceramics @ Christie's, 16 September 2010

A rare biscuit-decorated blue-ground pear-shaped vase. JiaJing six-character mark written in white slip in a line and of the period  (1522-1566). Photo: Christie´s Images Ltd 2010 The body decorated on one side below the mark with a dragon leaping amidst clouds between two dragons that continue around the sides, all reserved in the biscuit and detailed in white slip in contrast to the dark blue ground, the two ribs encircling the neck and the rim of the dished mouth also left in the biscuit; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high -... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2010

Imperial massive blue and white fish bowl, yu gang, the rim with six character mark of Jiajing and of the period, 1522-1566

Imperial massive blue and white fish bowl, yu gang, the rim with six character mark of Jiajing and of the period, 1522-1566 with lipped rim, painted with three carp and a freshwater perch (also known as mandarin fish) amongst lotus flowerheads, leaves, underground stem (rhizome), water clover, fern and other aquatic plants, all between double lines, the base unglazed. 27 5/8 inches, 70.2cm diameter; 13 ¾ inches, 35cm high. Price on application Notes: A dragon jardinière of this form, from the J.Love Collection, is... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2009

Ming dynasty. Imperial green-ground & Imperial yellow-ground porcelains, Six character mark of Jiajing and of the period

Ming dynasty. Imperial green-ground saucer dish. Six character mark of Jiajing within a double ring and of the period, 1522-1566.with gently flaring rim, incised in the centre with a yellow five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl amongst stylised lingzhi clouds and flames within a double ring, the underside with two dragons, each in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the base with collector’s mark. 7 ¾ inches, 19.7cm diameter. Price on request. Provenance: • Formerly in the collection of Edward Arthur Lane... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2009

Two Jiaqing blue and white porcelains @ Nagel Auctions

A very fine pair of blue and white dragon porcelain bowls, China, Jiaqing seal marks and of the period - D. 17,2 cm - Est. 19 000,00 € For a pair bowls of this type from the Yongzheng reign see 'Exhibition of Ch'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection', Hongkong, 1973, no. 59 A rare inscribed blue and white buddhist porcelain bowl, China, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period D. 14,8 cm - Est. 4 000,00 € Property from an old German private collection - Few fine hairline cracks to well... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

A blue and white vase, meiping, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

A blue and white vase, meiping, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period Painted with dense leafy peony and chrysanthemum scrolls interspersed with medallions enclosing the the auspicious characters fu, shou, lu and ning, above a band with beribboned lozenge, the shoulders with cranes amidst cloud scrolls, with lotus-petal panels above the foot decorated with a classic scroll. 27cm (10½in) high. Sold for £3,120 Provenance: a German private collection Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street... [Lire la suite]