03 juin 2010

A fine and rare pair of doucai 'eight immortals' bowls. Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period

A fine and rare pair of doucai 'eight immortals' bowls. Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Finely pencilled and enamelled in brilliant tones of iron-red, yellow, aubergine, green and black around the exterior of each with a frieze of the Eight Immortals in billowing clothes with their attributes supported on cloud scrolls encircling the base and extending behind each figure, the central medallion containing the Three Star Gods: Shouxing, Luxing... [Lire la suite]