06 mars 2009

A Large Green and Aubergine Yellow-Ground Biscuit Charger, Kangxi mark and period

A Large Green and Aubergine Yellow-Ground Biscuit Charger, Kangxi mark and period boldly decorated and incised on the interior well with a plunging aubergine dragon and a leaping green dragon, each in mutual pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', encircled by floral sprigs on the cavetto, including prunus, peony and chrysanthemum, all below six striding dragons interspersed with 'flaming pearls' on the everted rim, the exterior with four striding dragons below cranes and clouds, all reserved on a rich yellow ground. diameter 16 in.,... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2009

An Aubergine and Green-Glazed 'Dragon' Bowl, Kangxi Mark and Period

An Aubergine and Green-Glazed 'Dragon' Bowl, Kangxi Mark and Period the steeply rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, the body finely incised and enamelled around the exterior in a dark aubergine with two dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' on a glossy green ground, the interior and base glazed white. diameter 5 1/4 in., 3.3 cm. Estimate 10,000—12,000 USD. Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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