19 juin 2011

A wucai-decorated porcelain jar. Kangxi Period.

A wucai-decorated porcelain jar. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Its tall neck encircled by a band of stiff leaves and its curving body displaying alternating dragons and phoenix amid clouds and flames above a lishui band, the motives drawn in brilliantly hued enamels with bright underglaze blue highlights, the glazed and deeply recessed base centered with an artemesia leaf mark painted en suite; now drilled and mounted with metal for use as a table lamp; 13 1/4in (33.5cm) high including metal mount to base. Estimate: US$2,500 -... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2009

A wucai-decorated export porcelain tankard and cover. Kangxi

A wucai-decorated export porcelain tankard and cover. Kangxi The hinged cover, body and loop handle all painted in underglaze blue, various colored enamels and black outline with flower sprays arranged in bands separated by underglaze blue striping. 6 1/2in (16.5cm). Estimate: $3,000 - 5,000 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 29 Jun 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.com