07 novembre 2009

Underglaze blue and yellow, blue and green, coral-ground and iron-red porcelains sold @ Sotheby's London

An underglaze blue and yellow enamel dragon dish. Kangxi mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's the central medallion painted with a lively five-claw dragon chasing a flaming pearl amongst cloud scrolls and flames, with two further dragons striding around the cavetto, the exterior with two further similarly painted dragons - 32cm., 12 5/8 in. Est. 30,000—50,000 GBP - Sold 68,450 GBP PROVENANCE: Collection of F.C. Harrison, 1907 (according to label). Collection of Dr. Emil Hultmark, Stockholm (c. 1930). Emil... [Lire la suite]