12 avril 2008

A rare white-glazed relief-carved vase, meiping, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 2507. A rare white-glazed relief-carved vase, meiping, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795), 33cm., 13in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,407,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the elegant baluster body surmounted by a short fluted neck with petal-shaped rim, the sides decorated in crisp relief, the detailing knife-pared and incised, with four archaistic bat motifs hung with fruiting boughs of peach and long tassels bearing emblems tied with fruiting  ribbons,... [Lire la suite]