16 mai 2009

A yellow-ground grisaille-decorated 'Dayazhai' bowl, Guangxu

A yellow-ground grisaille-decorated 'Dayazhai' bowl, Guangxu Finely painted en grisaille with a bird perched on a wisteria branch with blossoming trellises above and extending around the exterior of the bowl, with roses blossoming below, the three-character 'dayazhai' mark and 'Tian Di Jia Chun' seal mark below the rim, all reserved on a yellow ground, the base with iron-red four-character Yong Qing Chang Chun mark.  12.6cm (5in) diam. Sold for £6,000 Provenance: H.R.N.NortonSotheby's London, purchased by Bluett and... [Lire la suite]