15 mai 2010

Waterpots @ Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 13 May 2010. New Bond Street

A rare pale green jade waterpot and cover, 18th century. photo Bonhams The square vessel rising to the slanted shoulders and rectangular opening, superbly carved with a chilong dragon clambering over the side in pursuit of the flaming pearl atop the cover and with further two chilongs emerging from the crested crashing waves, the underside carved with swirling waves, the stone of a pale green tone with minor russet inclusions to the underside, wood stand. 12cm wide. (3). Sold for £45,600 A blue-glazed waterpot, 16th... [Lire la suite]