28 mai 2011

A finely enamelled famille rose 'peach' dish. Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle and possibly of the period

A finely enamelled famille rose 'peach' dish. Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle and possibly of the period. Photo Bonhams The delicately potted circular dish with steep sides rising from a pronounced footring and flaring out at the rim, brilliantly enamelled in shades of pink, white, green and brown with three bats in flight amongst five peaches on flowering branches, the design continuing over the rim to the underside with an additional three peaches and two bats forming the 'wufu' ('five abundances'), the... [Lire la suite]