12 avril 2009

Rock Crystal Swan Form Container. China, Liao Dynasty (907-1125)

"Les cygnes chantent avant de mourir. Certaines personnes feraient bien de mourir avant de chanter." Samuel Taylor Coledridge Rock Crystal Swan Form Container. China, Liao Dynasty (907-1125) Crystal. Length: 2 3/8 inches. Price On Request Note: The carved recumbent swan, its feet and wings tucked in, arches its head over its body forming a graceful loop with its long neck, the head nestled into the wing. There is a small aperture in the back, between the wings, with a fitted stopper secured by a gilt chain... [Lire la suite]
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