05 décembre 2010

'famille-verte' baluster vases & a large circular dish. QIng dynasty, Kangxi period.

A fine 'famille-verte' baluster vase. QIng dynasty, Kangxi period. photo Sotheby's the slightly spreading foot, rising to a rounded body, waisted neck and flaring rim, delicately and brightly enameld with rectangular panels of ladies with attendants standing in gardens, alternating with pomegranate-shaped panels of mountainous river landscapes each above a panel of a deer and a crane, on an ornate chrysanthemum scroll iron-red ground; 44cm., 17 1/4 in. Estimate 20,000—30,000 GBP. Lot Sold 79,250 GBP  PROVENANCE:... [Lire la suite]