08 mars 2009

An Impressive and Rare 'Famille-Rose' 'Boys at Play' Lantern-Shaped Vase, Qianlong Iron-Red Seal Mark And Period

An Impressive and Rare 'Famille-Rose' 'Boys at Play' Lantern-Shaped Vase, Qianlong Iron-Red Seal Mark And Period the tall oviform body exquisitely painted with boys in various pursuits, two picking lingzhi and berries, another flying a butterfly kite while two boys cheer on, holding their respective attributes of a ruyi scepter and a lotus flower, a cluster of three playing with dangling Buddhist emblems surrounding a boy holding a vase of peonies, set among a bucolic landscape of distant mountains, craggy rockwork... [Lire la suite]