18 juin 2009

A collection of chinese blue and white, Wanli period (1573-1620)

A chinese blue and white 'hundred crane' jar and matched cover. Wanli period (1573-1620) Reverse decorated with cranes in flight amongst scrolling clouds, the domed cover with replacement silver swing handle. 16 1/8 in. (41 cm.) high. Estimate £10 000- £20 000 - Price Realized £24 375 A chinese large blue and white pear-shaped vase. Wanli period (1573-1620) Brightly painted around the body in bright shades of cobalt blue with horses galloping freely amidst large lotus blooms borne on leafy scrolls,... [Lire la suite]