13 septembre 2018

A fine and rare famille-rose 'Mille-fleurs' bottle vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 160. A fine and rare famille-rose 'Mille-fleurs' bottle vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820). Height 12 1/4  in., 31.1.cm. Estimate: 250,000 — 350,000 USD. Lot sold 471,000 USD. © Sotheby's. finely potted, the slightly compressed globular body sweeping to a tall cylindrical neck and flaring rim, brilliantly enameled in varying tones of pinks, greens, iron red, blue, yellow and lavender with a rich profusion of flowers centering on a large peony bloom with petals... [Lire la suite]