08 mai 2010

A parcel-gilt 'silver dragon' bowl. Liao Dynasty, dated by inscription to AD 1026

A parcel-gilt 'silver dragon' bowl. Liao Dynasty, dated by inscription to AD 1026. photo Bonhams With deep rounded sides rising from a flat base, the interior chased with a writhing dragon amidst cloud scrolls against a finely ring-punched ground, partially encircled by the raised twenty-two character inscription on the base, the steep sides with a border of stylised leafy blooms, all below a beaded rim, the interior partially gilt on the details. 17.6cm (7in) diam. Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000, HK$ 180,000 - 240,000... [Lire la suite]
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