28 mai 2011

A polychrome yellow and green 'shou and dragons' square bowl. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

A polychrome yellow and green 'shou and dragons' square bowl. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The thickly potted bowl with flared sides rising to a slightly everted rim, painted on all four sides of the exterior with a lively five-clawed dragon in flight amongst ruyi-head clouds, all within double-line borders, the interior with a stylised shou character in a double square in the center below a a frieze of fruit sprays at the rim. 11.9cm wide. Sold for HK$600,000 明嘉靖 黄地綠彩雲龍壽字紋方碗... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2010

Ming Dynasty wucai and yellow and green glazed porcelains @ Christie's Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York

A rare wucai sweetmeat box and cover. Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double-circle and of the period (1573-1619). photo Christie's Ltd 2010  The domed cover painted around the bud-form finial with opposed dragons in underglaze blue and iron red chasing flaming pearls amidst crashing waves rendered in green enamel, above a band of flowers and rockwork repeated on the box, the interior divided into seven lobed compartments forming a large flowerhead and painted en suite with butterflies amidst flowers... [Lire la suite]
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