12 avril 2011

Ten best of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

An Extremely Rare And Magnificent Robin’s Egg And Famille-Rose Revolving Vase. Seal Mark And Period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's ingeniously crafted from three separate pieces fitted together, the freely turning body of globular form covered allover in a finely mottled turquoise and purple glaze, set between a ruby-ground neck and foot, the flared neck defly painted with scattered torch ginger lilies and lotus flowers borne on acathus leaf stems reserved on a sgraffiato feather ground incised through the ruby ground, flanked... [Lire la suite]