02 septembre 2009

A small yellow-glazed dish. The porcelain with Xuande six-character mark

A small yellow-glazed dish. The porcelain with Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435) With shallow rounded sides rising from the ring foot to the everted rim, covered inside and out with a later-added glaze of lemon-yellow color. 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam., box - Est. $20,000 - $30,000. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III. Notes: Two yellow-glazed Xuande-marked dishes of very similar size (13 and 12.1 cm. respectively) and shape were included in the exhibition,... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2009

A rare pair of large yellow-glazed dishes. Yongzheng six-character marks

A rare pair of large yellow-glazed dishes. Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735) Each with shallow rounded sides raised on a ring foot, covered inside and out with a glaze of rich lemon-yellow color. 12 11/16 in. (32 cm.) diam. (2) - Est. $40,000 - $60,000. Provenance: Earl and Irene Morse Collection, New York. Notes: Yongzheng period dishes of this size appear to be rare, although a yellow-glazed example of the same size incised with dragons contesting a... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2009

A pair of yellow-glazed incised saucer dishes. Kangxi six-character marks in brown within a double circle and of the period

A pair of yellow-glazed incised saucer dishes. Kangxi six-character marks in brown within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722) Image Christie's Ltd 2009 Each with shallow rounded sides and incised in the center with two dragons contesting a flaming pearl, the exterior incised with four cranes alternating with ruyi-shaped clouds, all within brown line borders under a pale yellow glaze, the base left in the biscuit. 5 9/16 in. (14.2 cm.) diam. (2) Est. $4,000 - $6,000 Provenance: C. Edward Wells, Bridgewater,... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

A yellow-glazed tripod censer, ding, 17th century

A yellow-glazed tripod censer, ding, 17th century Modelled after its archaic bronze prototype, incised on either side with cloud scrolls and ruyi-head motifs composing abstract taotie masks, against a geometric ground with segmented flower-heads, the three legs moulded as stylised makara heads, covered overall with a rich yellow glaze.  16.3cm (6½in) high. Sold for £8,400 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer, collection label no.458. Palmer Inventory no.458, where it is stated that the ding was purchased as 16th century in December... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

A yellow-glazed lobed box and cover, Kangxi

A yellow-glazed lobed box and cover, Kangxi The box and cover both of lobed octafoil form, the flat base with eight short feet, the cover finely incised with scrolling lotus flowers and tendrils circling a single centred lotus flower, the sides of the box and the cover incised with a band of alternating floral sprays, covered overall with a rich yellow glaze stopping neatly at the rims. 9.4cm (3¾in) wide. (2). Sold for £19,200 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer. Palmer Inventory no.317, where it is stated that the box was purchased in... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2009

A fine pair of yellow-glazed engraved dragon bowls, China, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period

A fine pair of yellow-glazed engraved dragon bowls, China, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period One bowl with a very short hairline to rim, good condition. D. 15 cm. Est. 6 000 EUR Provenance: Property from an European private collection Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de