25 avril 2010

Yongzheng doucai & famille verte @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

A superb doucai bottle vase. Mark and period of Yongzheng. photo Sotheby's the elegantly potted ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a tall cylindrical neck with cup-shaped mouth, superbly decorated around the exterior with underglaze blue, green, yellow, aubergine and iron-red enamelled ruyi-head cloud scrolls swirling up and around the body from the base to the rim, base inscribed within double-circles with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue - 25.5 cm., 10 in. Est.15,000,000—25,000,000 HKD.... [Lire la suite]