30 avril 2011

A fine 'green dragon' jar and cover. Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A fine 'green dragon' jar and cover. Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams Typically painted in delicate blue and enamelled in rich translucent pale apple-green around the body with two large five-clawed dragons striding in mutual pursuit of flaming pearls, between bands of Buddhist emblems around the shoulder and stiff lappets above the foot, the squared domed cover with a central coiled dragon. 21cm (8¼in) high (2). Estimate: £60,000 - 100,000, HKD 760,000 - 1,300,000, $ 98,000 - 160,000 Provenance: acquired at... [Lire la suite]
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]
13 novembre 2010

A coral-ground bowl. Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A coral-ground bowl. Qianlong seal mark and of the period © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Finely enamelled around the exterior with intertwined lotus and hibiscus scrolls on a rich coral ground, fitted box; 12.8cm (5in) diam. (2). Sold for £14,400 Provenance: an English private collection Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 11 Nov 2010. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
30 octobre 2010

Langyao-glazed, copper-red glazed & sang-de-boeuf-glazed porcelains

A good Langyao-glazed porcelain bottle vase , China, 18th century. photo courtesy Nagel H. 40,3 cm - Estimate 8 000 € Property from a Dutch private collection A copper-red glazed moonflask, China, 18th-19th century. photo courtesy Nagel H. 38,2 cm. Fine hairline crack around the shoulder - Estimate 3 900 € Provenance: Former old Berlin private collection A pair of sang-de-boeuf-glazed bottle vases on wood stands, China, 19th century. photo courtesy Nagel H. 22/41 cm. Large vase with chips to stand -... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2010

A blue-ground yellow dragon porcelain dish, China, Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A blue-ground yellow dragon porcelain dish, China, Qianlong seal mark and of the period. photo courtesy Nagel D. 25,2 cm. Small restorations to rim - Estimate € 6 000 Property from a Bavarian private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
31 août 2010

Asian Works of Art @ Doyle New York

Imperial Chinese Zitan Side Table, 18th Century. The three-sectioned rectangular-form top set within a wide frame and carved along the outer edge with dragons amid swirling clouds, above a narrow plain waist and a band of bats flying amid stylized clouds, bordered below by lotus petal lappets, the straight sided apron with a central ruyi-shaped scroll densely carved with two opposing dragons chasing a flaming pearl and further dragons amid clouds extending down the exterior sides of the four square sectioned legs all terminating... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2010

A rare famille noire and green-enamelled bowl. Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A rare famille noire and green-enamelled bowl. Qianlong seal mark and of the period. photo Bonhams Elegantly potted with tall rounded sides rising to the slightly everted rim, supported on a very slightly splayed foot, the exterior superbly enamelled with a continuous undulating leafy composite floral scroll reserved in green against the black ground, including lotus, peony, aster, prunus and lily, with several of the blossoms unusually bearing auspicious fruit in the centre, including pomegranate and finger citron, the rim... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2010

Two 'green dragon' saucer dish. Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A 'green dragon' saucer dish. Qianlong seal mark and of the period. photo Bonhams With flaring rounded sides, enamelled at the centre to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a green writhing five-clawed dragon with a flaming pearl, all outlined in black enamel, the underside decorated with a similar pair of dragons in mutual pursuit of flaming pearls against a ground of incised waves. 18.1cm (7in) diam. Sold for £18,000 A 'green dragon' saucer dish. Qianlong seal mark and of the period. photo Bonhams ... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2010

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

A pair of extremely rare blue and white vases. Qianlong seal marks and of the period (1736-95). photo Christie's Ltd 2010 Each of baluster form, the central section finely painted with circular medallions of stylized lotus flowers and scrolling leaves below a band of formal lappets and florets encircling the neck, the foot and rim moulded and shaped in the form of a series of ruyi heads, the shoulders applied with pierced handles in the form of sinuous chilong - 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high, fitted wood box (2). Est. £400,000 -... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2009

A very rare celadon-ground four-medaillon porcelain vessel, China, seals Qianlong chenhan and weijing weiyi and of the period.

A very rare celadon-ground four-medaillon porcelain vessel, China, seals Qianlong chenhan and weijing weiyi and of the period. H. 21/D.25,5 cm - Est. 60 000,00 € Poems: yewu jijia yandan - xiqiao yidai shuileng - qiulao bitian bai - hanliu fengye hong - yingfeng yao liu'an - chiyue zhao ca Provenance: Ehemals Sammlung Regal, New York Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 30 October 2009 http://www.auction.de/