12 mai 2019

A rare and large 'Fahua' 'Bajixiang and dignitaries' jar and cover, guan, First half of the 16th century

Lot 35. A rare and large 'Fahua' 'Bajixiang and dignitaries' jar and cover, guan, First half of the 16th century; 44cm (17 1/4in) high. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 35,000 - 58,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019. Of compressed globular form, the central band decorated with scholars on horseback followed by a boy-attendant carrying a qin, amid gnarled pine trees, clouds and rocks, all between the Eight Buddhist Emblems on the shoulder and a band of lappets around the waisted base, all picked... [Lire la suite]