27 octobre 2009

Blue and White porcelains of the Edward (Ted) Wrangham Collection of Chinese Art

A blue and white barbed-rim dish. Early 15th century Boldly painted in rich dark tones of blue at the centre with five various flower heads in a symmetrical meander issuing single leaves, the petal-moulded well with twelve petals each containing a single curling leafy flower head on a stem, the everted rim with simple continuous floral meander beneath the barbed rim, the underside similarly decorated on each of the twelve petals with an upright single leafy blossoming shrub. 33cm (13in) wide. Estimate: £25,000 - 35,000,... [Lire la suite]