11 juillet 2009

A collection of chinese monochromes @ Bonhams San Francisco

A powder blue glazed yenyen vase with gilt decoration. Kangxi The stippled cobalt ground painted in gilt with phoenix panels to the exterior neck and the lower body with opposing dragons chasing a flaming pearl separated by smaller reserves of fish and crabs, the interior of the neck and the recessed base displaying the white ground of the fabric beneath a colorless glaze. 17 7/8in (45.5cm) high - Estimate: $5,000 - 6,000 A monochrome glazed porcelain stem cup with anhua decoration. Yongzheng Mark, 19th Century The... [Lire la suite]