24 juin 2010

Dutch Delft blue and white and polychrome Chinoiseries 18th Century

A Dutch Delft blue and white Chinoiserie tulipière. 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The lower section on lobed hexagonal bulbous foot, rising towards a globular body moulded with animal-mask handles and six spouts, painted all-over with shaped panels including flowers on a blue ground, the shoulder reserved with a band of ruyi, surmounted by a tall tapering cover surrounded by another six spouts, painted with fish and further shaped panels of flowers, chips and frits, restoration to tip; 47.5 cm. high - Estimate... [Lire la suite]