30 septembre 2008

An exceptional imperial white jade "Quanlong yubi" seal. The seal, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

An exceptional imperial white jade "Quanlong yubi" seal. The seal, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. The seal face recarved during the Qianlong reign. of extremely large square form, surmounted by an exceptionally well carved pair of addorsed dragons, each carved with eyes bulging and nostrils flaring below flaring horns, the scales and flowing manes finely incised in meticulous detail, the two muscular bodies writhing and intertwining to display great vigour and power, pierced through the centre with an aperture,... [Lire la suite]
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