16 septembre 2018

An Imperial enamel 'Floral medallion' seal paste box and cover, Qianlong mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 123. An Imperial enamel 'Floral medallion' seal paste box and cover, Qianlong mark and of the period (1736-1795). 2in (5cm) wide. Estimate: 10,000-15,000 USD. Sold for US$ 60,000 (€ 51,330). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Of octalobed form, all surfaces covered in white enamel except for the raised gilded edges and lip, the top of the gently-domed cover and sides of the box finely painted with a profusion of different floral medallions, irregularly spaced with some overlapping, the sides of the cover decorated... [Lire la suite]