07 mars 2019

A rare copper-red-decorated 'peony scroll' bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Hongwu period (1368-1398)

Lot 1624. A rare copper-red-decorated 'Peony scroll' bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Hongwu period (1368-1398); 13 ¼ in. (33.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The elegantly potted body is freely decorated in a greyish tone of copper red with four peony blossoms alternately shown in profile and full face and budding flowers borne on scrolling, leafy stems, all between a large cloud collar filled with hatching on the shoulder and lotus lappets containing ruyi-head... [Lire la suite]

22 septembre 2013

A rare underglaze-red 'Peony Scroll' bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period

A rare underglaze-red 'Peony Scroll' bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period. 33.7 cm., 13 1/4  in. Estimation  8,000,000 — 10,000,000 HKD (804,776 - 1,005,970 EUR). Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. of elegant pear shape rising from a low foot to a voluminous curved body and a tapered neck surmounted by a flared rim, freely painted in greyish tones of underglaze copper red with four large peony blooms borne on a broad... [Lire la suite]