05 mars 2009

A coral ground, enamelled bowl Four-character mark of The Yongzheng Emperor

A coral ground, enamelled bowl. Four-character mark of The Yongzheng Emperor Decorated with three flowerheads beside a design of scrolling foliage; the mark in underglaze blue. 12cm (nearly 5in) diameter. Sold for £2,520 Footnote: For a similar bowl with a ruby ground, said to be mark and period of the Yongzheng Emperor, see the British Museum example illustrated in Soame Jenyns 'Later Chinese Porcelain' [plate LIX]. Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 4 Mar 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright... [Lire la suite]