18 mai 2011

A pair of large white glazed anhua conical bowls.

A pair of large white glazed anhua conical bowls. Photo Sotheby's each with steep sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly flaring rim the exterior decorated in anhua with two confronting five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst flames and above swirling waves, covered overall with a creamy ivory glaze, the base with apocryphal four-character Yongle marks in underglaze blue, wood stands; 23.2cm., 9 1/8 in. Estimate 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,250 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2011

Two incised-decorated 'Anhua' stembowl. Mark and period of Qianlong

A finely incised-decorated 'Anhua' stembowl. Mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's with well-potted rounded sides everted at the rim, springing from a slightly flared tall pedestal foot, decorated on the interior in anhua technique with a six-character reign mark in the centre, enclosed by a continuous frieze of lotus scrolls, the exterior and pedestal foot with matching lotus designs divided by a ring of upright petal lappets, covered overall with an even white glaze of warm tone; 14.5 cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2011

An incised-decorated 'Anhua' stembowl. Mark and period of Yongzheng

An incised-decorated 'Anhua' stembowl. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's the shallow bowl with a flaring rim supported on a tall hollow slightly flared foot, finely incised on the exterior with ribbon-tied Bajixiang emblems, each supported on a lotus pedestal, above a border of ruyi-heads encircling the base, the foot further incised with lotus floretes, all beneath a bright white glaze, the interior of the foot inscribed with a six-character mark in underglaze blue; 10.8 cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimate 90,000—120,000 HKD.... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2011

A rare pair of anhua-decorated white-glazed bowls. Hongzhi underglaze-blue six-character marks and of the period

A rare pair of anhua-decorated white-glazed bowls. Hongzhi underglaze-blue six-character marks and of the period (1488-1505). Photo Christies Ltd 2011 Each bowl with gently rounded walls rising from a tapering foot and ending on a slightly everted lip, the sides incised under the even white glaze with two long-bodied scaly dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl; 4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam., wood stands (2). Estimate £40,000 - £60,000 ($66,840 - $100,260) The property of a private English collection Notes: Bowls from the Hongzhi period... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2011

A fine ruby-enamelled anhua 'dragon' bowl. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine ruby-enamelled anhua  'dragon' bowl. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's well potted with steeply rounded sides rising to a flared rim and resting on a short cylindrical foot, finely decorated on the interior with two five-clawed dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' in anhua under a transparent glaze, the exterior covered with a deep ruby-pink enamel, inscribed on the base with a four-character reign mark within a double square; 9.6 cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 1,800,000—2,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 5,420,000 HKD ... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2011

Underglaze-Red Chrysanthemum Dish, Cup Stand & white anhua 'Phoenix' Bowl. Ming Dynasty, Hongwu

An outstanding Underglaze-Red Chrysanthemum Dish. Ming Dynasty, Hongwu period.. Photo Sotheby's the thick curved foliate walls rising to an everted rim with sixteen corresponding barbed bracket foliations, all supported on a low circular tapered foot, painted on the interior in a light copper red transmuting from strawberry to puce, with a chrysanthemum spray with four large blooms among evenly spaced foliage and buds in the centre, surrounded by formal lotus sprays on the cavetto, the blooms alternately closed and opened... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2011

Ten best of Chinese Works of Art @ Sotheby's New York

A Fine Pair Of 'Huanghuali' Yokeback Armchairs (Guanmao Yi), 17th Century. photo Sotheby's The various owner sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art achieved a total of $25,968,650 (est. $9.2/13.1 million), Sotheby’s highest total in this category since the March 2007 sale which included highlights from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. The sale was led by A Fine Pair of ‘Huanghuali’ Yokeback Armchairs (Guanmao Yi), 17th Century which sold for $2,770,500, several times the $200/300,000 estimate. The highlight of the paintings... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2010

A fine and very rare 'anhua' celadon-glazed porcelain blossom bowl, China, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

A fine and very rare 'anhua' celadon-glazed porcelain blossom bowl, China, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period. photo courtesy Nagel  D. 15,4 cm - Estimate € 25 000 / 35 000 For the Yongle prototype of this very rare bowl see 'Monochrome Porcelain - The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace', Beijing 1999. no. 169 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
23 avril 2010

Ming dynasty ceramics @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

A fine and rare anhua-decorated white-glazed bowl. Ming dynasty, Yongle period. photo Sotheby's finely potted with steeply rounded sides and everted rim springing from a gently tapering foot, masterfully decorated on the interior in anhua technique with a pair of mighty five-clawed dragons with scaly sinuous bodies racing around the sides to surround a delicately incised central wisp of cloud, the exterior faintly incised with a border of lotus petal lappets around the base, applied overall with an even white glaze of warm... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2009

Two white-glazed anhua-decorated stem cups. Yuan/Ming dynasty, 14th-16th century

Two white-glazed anhua-decorated stem cups. Yuan/Ming dynasty, 14th-16th century. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 The smaller with deep rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, and decorated in relief on the interior with a dragon pursuing a flaming pearl amidst clouds, all under a blue-tinted white glaze; the larger with broad bowl, the interior decorated in relief with the bajixiang (Eight Buddhist Emblems) below the rim, all under a white glaze. 4 3/8 and 5 7/8 in. (11.2 and 15 cm.) diam. (2) Est. $3,000 - $5,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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