24 juin 2009

A Chinese elephant form censer. Possibly Jiaqing period.

A Chinese elephant form censer. Possibly Jiaqing period. Standing with its head turned to the right, with enamelled decoration, 16cm (repair to top rim). Estimate: £400 - 600 Bonhams. EUROPEAN CERAMICS, GLASS AND ASIAN ART, 7 Jul 2009. KNOWLE www.bonhams.com
Posté par Alain Truong à 21:51 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
20 juin 2009

A collection of chinese blue and white porcelain, Transitional

A blue and white porcelain elephant-form kendi. Transitional The pachyderm's shortened tusks forming a double spout to either side of its diminutive trunk, a flower-decorated neck rising from the center of its back covered with fringed blanket hanging between tasseled harness fittings, the slightly concave base unglazed.. 8 5/8in (22cm) high. Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000 A large blue and white jar. Transitional Heavily potted, its curving body painted in grayish-blue under a layer of clear glaze within eiight... [Lire la suite]