02 juin 2011

A fine and rare early Ming blue and white conical bowl. Xuande six-character mark within double-circles and of the period -

A fine and rare early Ming blue and white conical bowl. Xuande six-character mark within double-circles and of the period  (1426-1435).. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The gently-rounded sides finely painted with a leafy scroll bearing six full peony blooms alternating with six smaller buds, between a single line below the rim and an overlapping-petal band above the short foot, the interior painted with a six-petalled flower-head within double-lines at the well and rim8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box .... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2010

An extremely rare early Ming copper-red glazed shallow dish. Xuande six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

An extremely rare early Ming copper-red glazed shallow dish. Xuande six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1426-1435). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The rounded sides rising from a slightly tapering ring foot to a slightly flared rim, covered inside and out with a bubble-suffused glaze of even vibrant cherry-red tone below the white rim, the base covered with a transparent glaze; 8 in. (20.2 cm.) diam., box  Estimate HK$2,500,000 - HK$3,500,000  Price Realized HK$7,220,000 ($933,548) ... [Lire la suite]