23 juillet 2020

A fine blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3112. A fine blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 28 cm, 11 . Estimate 3,000,000 — 4,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's with a pear-shaped body supported on a flared foot and tapering to a tall slender neck with a garlic-head mouth and thin-lipped rim, the body painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with stipples to imitate the ‘heaped and piled’ effect, decorated with alternating flowering and fruiting branches of... [Lire la suite]