03 juin 2011

A rare large reverse-decorated blue and white dish. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

A rare large reverse-decorated blue and white dish. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Finely decorated on both sides with white gardenia blossoms borne on leafy branches against a vibrant powder-blue ground, the flower petals and veins of leaves detailed with fine slip-trailing, all within a single line border encircling the central medallion and with double-lines at the mouth rim above continuous floral meanders; 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) diam.,... [Lire la suite]