13 septembre 2018

A famille-rose 'Mille-fleurs' cup, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 158. A famille-rose 'Mille-fleurs' cup, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820). Diameter 3 1/4  in., 8 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. © Sotheby's. of deep 'U' form with slightly flaring sides rising from a small foot, the exterior and foot delicately painted in enamels of magenta, yellow, green, lavender, iron-red and white with a colorful array of flowers including large clusters of chrysanthemum, surrounded by sprigs of camellia,... [Lire la suite]