06 novembre 2009

Magnificent 'famille rose' porcelains sold @ Sotheby's London

A pair of 'famille rose' 'soldier' vases and covers. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. photo courtesy Sotheby's each body of baluster form with waisted neck, brightly enamelled around the exterior with a pair of phoenix in a garden enclosing peony blooms issuing from rockwork, all within diaper bands, the domed cover with an elaborate floral band and surmounted by a lion dog finial, with two black and gilt lacquer hexagonal stands, painted with figure panels. 134.7cm., 53in.. Est. 80,000—120,000 GBP - Sold 97,250 GBP ... [Lire la suite]