01 juillet 2009

A collection of Chinese famille verte porcelain sold today @ Christie's Amsterdam

A large Chinese famille verte baluster jar and a cover . Kangxi (1662-1722) Enamelled around the sides with a continuous rocky landscape, depicting foreigners with curly hair and prominent noses, a figure with large red nose waiting cross-armed by a pavilion, one dignitary seated beside a Chinese beauty in a horse-driven cart and surrounded by bannermen, a servant carrying a picnic basket and water jug suspending from a pole, from behind rocks two men carrying game, rim crack and frittings. 56 cm. high. Est.  €8,000 -... [Lire la suite]