13 mai 2011

A very large pair of famille rose turquoise-ground 'peach' fishbowls. Da Ya Zhai marks, Guangxu

A very large pair of famille rose turquoise-ground 'peach' fishbowls. Da Ya Zhai marks, Guangxu.  Photo Bonhams Each enamelled with large leafy gnarled peach trees amidst nandina sprays, the trees bearing peach on one side, and peach blossom on the reverse, all reserved on a turquoise ground, with a key-fret border on yellow ground below the lipped rim enamelled with chrysanthemum scrolls, each bowl with an oval iron-red Da Ya Zhai mark within an oval frame flanked by a pair of dragons pursuing the flaming pearl... [Lire la suite]