12 novembre 2010

A blue and white kosometsuke dish. Ming dynasty, Tianqi period (1605-1627).

A blue and white kosometsuke dish. Ming dynasty, Tianqi period (1605-1627). Photo: Sotheby's painted to the interior with a crouching white hare on a fukizumi 'blown blue' ground, below a rectangular panel enclosing the characters Yu tu (jade hare), encircled by florets and a single line at the rim; 28.8cm., 11 3/8 in. Estimate 2,500—3,500 GBP. Lot Sold  5,250 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 10 Nov 10, London www.sothebys.com NDB: Cf. A pair of blue and white kosometsuke dishes. Tianqi... [Lire la suite]