18 janvier 2019

A grisaille Crucifixion plate, Qianlong period, circa 1745

2019_NYR_16779_0340_000(a_grisaille_crucifixion_plate_qianlong_period_circa_1745)

Lot 340. A grisaille Crucifixion plate, Qianlong period, circa 1745; 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000Price realised USD 1,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. 

The religious subject finely painted in the center in tones of black enamel enriched with gilt highlights, a crowd of mourners and onlookers below Christ and the two thieves and the Roman soldiers gambling in the foreground, the borders detailed strapwork with cornucopiae and trailing vine.

The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection. 

Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019

 


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