22 juillet 2010

RESULTS: Living with Design: The Collections of Walter Lees and Mr NC.

A rare cloisonné enamel model of a recumbent ram and rider. Qianlong incised four-character mark in a line and of the period (1736-95). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Finely modelled recumbent on a rectangular plinth with long curling horns, its body neatly covered in spiralling scrolls emulating fur, carrying on its back a seated figure dressed in ornate robes, 7½ in. (19 cm.) wide. Estimate £15,000 - £25,000 Sold £361,250 to an UK Trade. Provenance: Acquired from Spink & Sons Ltd., London, September 1966. ... [Lire la suite]