05 mars 2009

A rare famille verte apothecary jar for the Russian market. Kangxi

A rare famille verte apothecary jar for the Russian market. Kangxi Enamelled at the centre with a coronet above the Russian Imperial double-headed eagle holding a sceptre and a sword, with a central shield enclosing a stylised floral spray, encircled by a circular frame of a band of fruiting and flowering twisted branches, (rim reduced). 17.2cm (6¾in) high. Sold for £3,600 Footnote: Apothecary jars such as the present example are believed to have been produced for Tzar Peter I's (reigned 1682-1725) pharmacy in Moscow, which... [Lire la suite]
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