25 septembre 2010

A molded porcelain snuff bottle, 1821-1850.

A molded porcelain snuff bottle, 1821-1850. photo courtesy Sotheby's of bulbous pear shape with shoulders sloping to an enlongated cylindrical neck, molded with the 'Eighteen Luohans', one side with nine figures seated around a long table, the other with nine figures discoursing, details of the robes and cloud scrolls around the slender neck picked out in glaze, and the features of the figures enamelled in black and red, the porcelain stopper original to the bottle; height 2 3/4 in., 7 cm. Estimate 6,000—9,000 USD.... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 14:35 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,