20 septembre 2010

A white jade snuff bottle, 1750-1850. Suzhou School

A white jade snuff bottle, 1750-1850. Suzhou School. photo courtesy Sotheby's superbly hollowed, of rounded bulbous form resting on a small flat base, below a slightly tapered neck, well carved in low relief with a continuous scene of a figure seated by a double-gourd and a trigram-decorated censer emitting vapors spiraling upward and filling the grotto, the reverse carved with dramatic cliffs and rockwork issuing lingzhi, pine and wutong, the stone of a even white color with a russet inclusion incorporated into the... [Lire la suite]
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