24 mars 2010

Qing 'dragon' bowl, 'wine cups. saucer dishes, dragon and phoenix' bowl @ Sotheby's

A fine green and aubergine enameled 'dragon' bowl. Jiaqing seal mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's incised around the exterior with two dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', the decoration in aubergine on a translucent green ground - diameter 4 3/8 in., 11.2 cm. Est. 8,000—10,000 USD. Lot Sold 31,250 USD PROVENANCE: S. Marchant & Son, London, 1981.Christie's New York, 24th March 2004, lot 223. A fine 'wucai' 'dragon and phoenix' bowl. Daoguang mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's the... [Lire la suite]