26 septembre 2010

A molded and carved yellow-glazed porcelain snuff bottle, 1820-1860. School of Wang Bingron, Jingdezhen.

A molded and carved yellow-glazed porcelain snuff bottle, 1820-1860. School of Wang Bingron, Jingdezhen. photo courtesy Sotheby's . of slender, flattened pear form, decorated in relief on both faces with a coiling five-clawed dragon chasing a 'flaming pearl' amongst cloud scrolls, the underside of the base with a raised molded four character mark Ziqin Zhenwan; height 2 3/8 in., 6 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 10,625 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29th April 1992, lot 399. LITERATURE AND... [Lire la suite]