09 mai 2019

An exceptionally rare and large blue and white 'Immortals' double-gourd vase, Jiajing six character mark and of the period

    Lot 84. The J.Dearman Birchall Vase - An exceptionally rare and large blue and white 'Immortals' double-gourd vase, Jiajing six character mark and of the period (1522-1566); 55.5cm (21 3/4in) high. Estimate £ 80,000 - 120,000 (€ 93,000 - 140,000). Sold for £ 350,062 (€ 399,637). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Heavily potted with tubular neck and large lower and smaller upper bulbs, supported on a splayed foot, deftly painted in vibrant tones of underglaze-blue around the exterior... [Lire la suite]