13 mai 2018

A rare blanc-de-chine group of a seated scholar and lady, 18th century

A rare blanc-de-chine group of a seated scholar and lady, 18th century

Lot 236. A rare blanc-de-chine group of a seated scholar and lady, 18th century; 17cm (6 3/4in) high. Estimate £ 5,000 - 8,000 (€ 5,700 - 9,100)Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018

Elegantly modelled with a lady playing the qin for her male companion, the lady sitting cross-legged exposing slightly her bound left foot, clad in heavy robes cascading to the floor, her coiffured hair meticulously incised, both seated at a square table with an incense burner, vase, and bowl of peaches on top, all covered in an ivory-white glaze. 

Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York (label)
Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art, s-Hertogenbosch (label)

Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 17 May 2018, 10:30 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET


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