04 juin 2010

A wucai 'hundred deer' vase. Wanli mark and period & A large wucai baluster vase. 17th century

A wucai 'hundred deer' vase. Wanli mark and period. photo Sotheby's brightly enamelled around the body in green, yellow, iron-red and brown enamels with auspicious 'hundred deer' design, the animals depicted resting, grazing and at playful leisure in landscape scenes, between a band of stylised lappets to the foot rim and hanging motifs suspended from a scrollwork border to the shoulder, the neck with floral sprays - 34cm., 13 3/8 in. Est. 30,000—40,000 GBPLot Sold 51,650 GBP NOTE: A related Wanli 'Hundred Deer' vase,... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2009

A rare gilt-bronze mounted cloisonné enamel 'hundred deer' vase; the vase Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, the mounts later

A rare gilt-bronze mounted cloisonné enamel 'hundred deer' vase; the vase Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, the mounts later the pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to an everted gilt rim, brightly decorated around the exterior with deer in a rocky landscape with cranes flying amidst ruyi-head cloud scrolls overhead, the shoulder set with a pair of gilt-copper dragon handles, the elaborate gilt-bronze mounts cast and pierced with lion masks to the base and shou characters to the rim. 79cm., 31 1/8 in.... [Lire la suite]