08 septembre 2009

A collection of monochrome porcelains, Yongzheng, Qianlong and Tongzhi marks

A rare pair of copper-red-glazed jardinieres and stands. Yongzheng four-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735) The jardiniéres well potted with deep sides, the exterior and everted rim covered with a glaze of rich bean-red color stopping at the raised outer edge of the rim, the white glaze of the interior with faint blue-green tint, with a drainage hole in the bottom; the shallow stands also with everted rim above a band of chrysanthemum petals molded on the sides, covered with a similar glaze... [Lire la suite]