20 avril 2011

A rare pair of Famille-Verte 'peach' saucers. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A rare pair of Famille-Verte 'peach' saucers. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's each dish of delicately potted shallow saucer shape with a slightly recessed centre, painted on the inside with a branch bearing a large green peach with a yellow tip merging into red and green, partly worm-eaten leaves, the exterior left plain; 9.5cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 400,000—600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 596,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Collection of Edward T. Chow.Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19th May 1981, lot 577.Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19th November 1986, lot... [Lire la suite]