15 septembre 2010

A pair of iron-red 'dragon' wine cups. Qianlong seal marks and period

A pair of iron-red 'dragon' wine cups. Qianlong seal marks and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's with steep sides and slightly flared at the rim, the exterior finely painted with iron-red enamel depicting two five-clawed dragons contesting a 'flaming pearl' above cresting waves (2); height 1 3/4 in., 4.4 cm - Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD. Lot Sold 27,500 USD Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York www.sothebys.com