07 janvier 2011

Kangxi period & 19th century Biscuit-glazed famille verte @ Christie's. Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York

A large pair of  Biscuit-glazed famille verte Buddhist Lions, Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The seated lions modeled with open jaws, revealing their fangs and red tongues, their bodies richly decorated with molded manes and breasts and legs, while their heads are applied with colorful curly hair and eyebrows and their ears are veined as leaves while their spines are decorated with yellow spotted bamboo above a notch to hold a removable tail, gilt shou medallions between their bulging eyes, fitted wood... [Lire la suite]