17 juillet 2009

Two 'One Hundred Antiques' porcelains, Xuande Marks,18th Century & Kangxi

A pair of café-au-lait glazed porcelain bowls with famille verte decoration. Xuande Marks,18th Century The coffee brown glaze applied to the exterior walls as the ground for 'One Hundred Antiques' painted in brilliantly hued enamels also used for the ribboned Daoist symbols on the interior six-character marks in underglaze blue (hairline crack to one bowl). 6 1/8in (15.5cm) diameter - Estimate: $1,200 - 1,500 A famille verte enameled export porcelain covered jar. Kangxi Its cover and cylindrical walls displaying... [Lire la suite]