24 mai 2019

A blue and white 'King Wen and Jiang Taigong' baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 98. A blue and white 'King Wen and Jiang Taigong' baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 43.5cm (17 1/8in) high. Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000. Sold for £ 25,062 (€ 28,447). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Exquisitely painted around the exterior in vivid shades of cobalt blue, depicting King Wen accompanied by guards and attendants holding banners and standards arriving at a lakeside terrace framed by rocks and trees, presenting offerings and greeted by the bearded sage Jiang Ziya, all beneath a band of... [Lire la suite]