15 mai 2009

An incised green and yellow 'dragon' dish, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

An incised green and yellow 'dragon' dish, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period The exterior finely incised with two sinuous dragons chasing flaming pearls, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a full-faced dragon amidst cloud scrolls, all on a green ground stopping short of the base. 19.7cm (7¾in) diam. Sold for £27,600 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer, collection label no.345. Palmer Inventory no.345, where it is stated that the dish was purchased in November 1934 for £50.Exhibited: Sassoon 1933.Exhibited:... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2009

An incised green and yellow bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

An incised green and yellow bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period Finely incised around the exterior with four figures amidst pine trees and rocky outcrops, the interior with a central medallion enclosing five lingzhi fungus, all against a rich yellow ground. 16.5cm (6½in) diam. Sold for £20,400 Provenance: Stephen D. Winkworth, sold at Sotheby's London, 25-28 April 1933, lot 380.R.H.R.Palmer, collection label no.277. Palmer Inventory no.277, where it is stated that the bowl was purchased in April 1933 for... [Lire la suite]