27 février 2010

Ming dynasty blue and white @ Christie's, 26 March 2010

A large blue and white charger. Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619) Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Heavily potted, the center painted with boys at play as scholars, below water birds in a lotus pond in the well, the exterior with a band of conjoined lotus buds - 16¼ in. (41.2 cm.) diam. Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000 Notes: A similar dish of slightly smaller size (31.4 cm.) is illustrated by Rosemary Scott in Elegant Form and Harmonious Decoration, Percival David... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2009

An underglaze iron-decorated globular jar and a white glazed porcelain jar. Joseon Dynasty, 19th Century

An underglaze iron-decorated globular jar. Joseon Dynasty, 19th Cenury Its wide rim finished with a concave edge on the interior and exterior surfaces and its globular body painted in bold outlines of iron oxide with a scaly dragon chasing a flaming pearl, the celadon-tinged glaze covering all surfaces except the foot pad. 13 1/4in (33.5cm) diameter. Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000 A white glazed porcelain jar. Joseon Dynasty, 19th Century Thickly potted with a flared rim and ovoid body raised upon a tall foot, the... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2009

A large coral-glazed globular jar. Qianlong iron-red six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-95)

A large coral-glazed globular jar. Qianlong iron-red six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-95) The sturdily potted jar with well rounded sides ending on a short neck and straight mouth, covered all over in an unctuous coral glaze. 13½ in. (34 cm.) high. Est. £15,000 - £20,000 - Price realised : £21,250 Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art including Export Art. 12 May 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com