28 mars 2010

Kangxi blue & white porcelains @ Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 23 Mar 2010.,New York

A blue and white 'lotus' bowl. Kangxi mark and period. photo Sotheby's the exterior decorated in the Ming style with a lotus scroll in rich cobalt-blue above a lappet band around the base, the interior with a central lotus medallion - diameter 6 3/8 in., 16.3 cm. Estimate 4,000—6,000 USD. Lot Sold 13,750 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's New York, 22nd March 1995, lot 283 A rare blue and white dated inkstone. Dated ad 1694 and of the period. photo Sotheby's of circular form, one side with recessed biscuit center, the... [Lire la suite]