26 février 2010

Rare blue and white seal Da Ming Jiajing Nian Zao & Wanli 'dragon' brush

A rare blue and white porcelain seal Da Ming Jiajing Nian Zao six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 The top molded with a tortoise above lingzhi sprays on three sides and the reign mark on the fourth, the base with a four-character intaglio seal, Wo si guren - 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) square - Estimate : $25,000 - $35,000 Provenance: Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, Literature! Paul Moss, Emperor, Scholar, Artisan, Monk: The Creative Personality in Chinese Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]