19 juin 2011
A pair of blue and white yenyen vases. Kangxi Marks and Period. Photo Bonhams The trumpet neck surrounded by a pair of dragons chasing a flaming pearl amid clouds and flames while three other dragons appear in same activity to the curving body, the inset foot surrounding a glazed and recessed base bearing the six-character mark in regular script within a double ring.; 18in (46cm) high. Estimate: US$10,000 - 15,000 Property from a New York Private Collection A blue and white porcelain yenyen vase. Kangxi Period. Photo... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2009
Two 'doucai' 'dragon medallion' bowls. Kangxi marks and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's each of U-shape, the exterior painted with four dragon medallions, each dragon displaying distinct colors of either green enamel, iron-red, aubergine enamel or yellow enamel, interspersed with two registers of scrolling cloud motifs, the interior well painted in underglaze-blue with an archaistic scrolling dragon pursuing a scrolling lotus (2) diameter 5 1/2 in., 14 cm. Est. 30,000—40,000 USD - Sold 64,900 USD NOTE: An identical... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2009
A pair of 'doucai' cups. Kangxi marks and period each delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, delicately painted around the exterior with leafy floral medallions between double lines at the foot and rim. 7.5cm., 3in. Est. 15,000—20,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, England. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.