30 mai 2010

A magnificent pair of famille rose 'peony' bowls. Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period

A magnificent pair of famille rose 'peony' bowls. Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The exterior of each bowl is intricately detailed in shades of pink, iron-red, yellow, pale green and turquoise-green enamels to depict two bees in flight above leafy branches bearing peony and magnolia blossoms at varying stages of maturity, entwined with a cluster of smaller daisy flowers - 4 in. (10.1 cm.) diam. (2) Est. HK$7,000,000 - HK$10,000,000 ($905,963... [Lire la suite]