20 juin 2009

A collection of chinese blue and white, Kangxi @ Bonhams

A small blue and white porcelain jar. Kangxi Period Its full globular body painted to the exterior in cobalt blue below a keyfret band with four gourd-shaped frames filled with taotie masks, yinyang symbols and other archaistic designs, separated by four zoomorphic masks at the shoulder, each above a blossom, the foot encircled with a horizontal ring; the neck, recessed base and low foot rim unglazed revealing the fine fabric of the body.. 4 1/4in (10.8cm) high. Estimate: $800 - 1,200 Two small blue and... [Lire la suite]