10 octobre 2015

An enamelled glass 'landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

An enamelled glass 'landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's the translucent white glass of elongated ovoid form, the body finely painted in the famille-rose palette with a continuous scene of life on a riverboat among lush surroundings, with a lady and children playing on the boat and a lone fisherman by floating reeds, all below a border of cloud scrolls and banana leaf lappets rising to an everted rim, the base with a... [Lire la suite]

15 septembre 2015

A large blue and white 'Landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 107. A large blue and white 'Landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 16 1/2  in., 42 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 43,750 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2015 sturdily potted of ovoid form, vividly painted in underglaze-blue in the finely stippled and penciled 'Master of the Rocks' style, depicting a central pavilion surrounded by weeping willow trees and towering mountains with scholars wandering along paths, nearby a farmer laboring in a field, and... [Lire la suite]