26 avril 2019

A turquoise-glazed figure of a tapir, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A turquoise-glazed figure of a tapir, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 428. A turquoise-glazed figure of a tapir, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 21.3 cm, 8 3/8  in. Estimate 600 — 800 GBP.  Courtesy Sotheby's.

modelled as a recumbent tapir, the head brilliantly rendered with alert eyes below a pair of upright ears, covered overall with a lustrous turquoise glaze.

Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 17 May 2019, 10:00 AM 


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