16 mai 2009

A green, yellow and aubergine 'lion and phoenix' bowl, 17th century

A green, yellow and aubergine 'lion and phoenix' bowl, 17th century The interior finely and densely incised and painted in green and aubergine with a pair of phoenix amidst scrolling lotus flowers and tendrils, the exterior similarly decorated with three Buddhist lions, all against a rich yellow ground. 14.8cm (5¾in) diam. Sold for £5,400 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer. Probably Palmer Inventory no.395, where it is stated that a 'Porcelain shallow bowl enamelled on the biscuit with phoenix and peony scrolls in green aubergine... [Lire la suite]
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