06 décembre 2010

Yongzheng & Qianlong Blue and White from the Shorenstein Collection

A fine and very rare underglaze-blue vase, meiping. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Of slender form with the steeply rounded shoulder tapering gently to a broad ring foot inset from the slightly bulbous base, superbly painted in underglaze-blue of strong vibrant blue tone with scrolling tendrils growing feathery leaves, between double-lines at the foot and below the short cylindrical mouth rim. 9 1/4 in. (23.3 cm.) high - Estimate HK$3,000,000 -... [Lire la suite]