22 mai 2009

A cloisonné enamel 'arrow' vase, 16th century

A cloisonné enamel 'arrow' vase, 16th century The compressed globular body and tall cylindrical neck enamelled with blue, red, yellow and white lotus blooms encircled by leafy scrolls against a turquoise ground with upright and pendent lotus lappets at the shoulder, the neck set with tubular handles on either side, the upper section of neck and handles with stylised chrysanthemum scroll on a white ground. 14.1cm (5½in) high. Sold for £5,760 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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17 mai 2009

A Cizhou-type 'arrow' vase, Ming Dynasty

A Cizhou-type 'arrow' vase, Ming Dynasty The heavily potted vase with a compressed globular body and tall cylindrical neck with lug handles on either side of the mouth, painted with underglaze brown and overglaze enamel on a cream slip around the body with a band of Buddhist lions below a border of lotus scrolls, the tall neck painted on both sides with shaped cartouches enclosing a seated Daoist immortal against a floral ground, all below a ruyi-head border and band of bamboo and pierced rockwork at the mouth. 43.5cm... [Lire la suite]
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