16 janvier 2011

Tobacco Leaf Porcelains @ Christie's. Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York

A Tobacco Leaf Tureen and Cover, circa 1775. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Of lozenge form, enameled with the classic pattern in vivid famille rose colors, underglaze blue and gilt, with flower finial and lotus pod handles; 12 in. (30.4 cm.) wide, overall (2) - Estimate $7,000 - $10,000 A pair of Tobacco Leaf reticulated baskets and stands, circa 1820-50. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Each oval basket flanked by upright bracket handles with foliate terminals, richly enameled allover with overlapping... [Lire la suite]