13 avril 2011

A rare incised barbed-rim yellow-glazed dish. Mark and period of Kangxi

A rare incised barbed-rim yellow-glazed dish. Mark and period of Kangxi. Photo Sotheby's the shallow petal-shaped dish with fluted sides rising from a straight narrow foot to an everted barbed rim, finely incised on the interior with a five-clawed dragon en face among undulating waves with high crests and clouds above, surrounded by the four incised characters wan shou qi tian ('a myriad longevities, equal to heaven'), covered overall save for the base in an opaque pale yellow glaze, the base left white and inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]