14 octobre 2010

An extremly rare underglaze-red meiping. Ming Dynasty, Hongwu period

An extremly rare underglaze-red meiping. Ming Dynasty, Hongwu period. photo courtesy Sotheby's the robustly potted broad-shouldered tapering body rising from a recessed base to a narrow short flaring neck with rolled rim, painted around the exterior in copper-red fired to silvery-red tones with a broad band enclosing pine, plantain and bamboo trees, all between classic scroll and lotus-lappet bands at the base and leafy peony scroll and foaming wave bands encircling the neck, a stiff leaf band at the neck, the base... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2009

An underglaze blue and underglaze red (qing hua you li hong) bowl. Qianlong six-character mark

An underglaze blue and underglaze red (qing hua you li hong) bowl. Qianlong six-character mark Decorated with the Eight Immortals of Daoist Observance (Pa Hsien) on a red wave ground; and key-fret foot (damage). 22cm (8¾in) diameter. Estimate: £100 - 200 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 4 Mar 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd)