13 novembre 2010

Imperial yellow bowl, saucer dish & dish. Zhengde mark and period

A fine Imperial yellow bowl. Zhengde mark and period. photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from an inclined foot to a flared rim, covered overall with an even deep yellow glaze, the base with a transparent glaze of bluish tinge; 18.2cm, 7 1/8 in. Estimate 60,000—80,000 GBP. Lot Sold 79,250 GBP PROVENANCE; Collection of Thomas English Cody (1889-1948), the great nephew of 'Buffalo Bill' Cody. NOTE: A closely related example in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, is published in the Monochrome Ware of the Ming... [Lire la suite]