29 avril 2011

A Guan-type Double-Gourd Bottje Vase. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A Guan-type Double-Gourd Bottje Vase. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's the globular lower bulb rising to a smaller ovoid bulb splitting into three slender necks, the two bulbs indented with three deep furrows, dividing the vessel into three lobes, covered overall in an opaque light greyish-green glaze suffused with a network of crackles stained light brown, all supported on the low trefoil foot covered with a dark brown wash, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue; 20.8 cm., 8 1/8 in.... [Lire la suite]