30 octobre 2009

A fine pair of yellow-glazed cups. Marks and period of Kangxi

A fine pair of yellow-glazed cups. Marks and period of Kangxi. photo Sotheby's each delicately potted, the egg-shell thin sides of the deep U-shaped cups moulded in low-relief on the exterior with a narrow register of two pairs of confronting archaistic phoenix, flanked on the sides by a pair of thin phoenix-shaped handles, supported on a short straight foot, all beneath a pale lemon-yellow glaze, the interior and underside glazed white, the base marked in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within double... [Lire la suite]