13 mars 2018

A large doucai 'Immortals' jardinière, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 367. A large doucai 'Immortals' jardinière, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Width 20 1/8  in., 51.1 cm. Estimate 350,000 — 500,000 USD. Lot sold 399,000 USD. © Sotheby's of square section with canted corners, the sides sweeping upward from a waisted foot to a flat everted rim, the exterior painted in rich enamels outlined in softly colored underglaze blue, the continuous composition dominated by the roiling Eastern Sea punctuated by vertiginous... [Lire la suite]