09 avril 2009

A famille-verte 'flower and butterfly' bowl. Mark and period of Kangxi

A famille-verte 'flower and butterfly' bowl. Mark and period of Kangxi the rounded sides deftly incised on the exterior with two faint dragons, applied over in green, yellow and aubergine glazes with a sprig of peony on one side and a sprig of camellia on the other side, the interior left white, the underside inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze-blue. 15 cm., 5 5/8 in. Estimate 250,000—350,000 HKD. Unsold. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 08 Apr 09. Hong Kong www.sothebys.com photo... [Lire la suite]