23 mars 2019

A fine celadon-glazed and gilt 'Rope-twist' vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 541. A fine celadon-glazed and gilt 'Rope-twist' vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate 60,000 - 80,000 USD. Lot Sold 75,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rounding to a waisted neck and everted rim, the sides modeled in low-relief with a continuous band of intertwining diamond trellis pattern set with an upright loop handle to either side in imitation of basketwork, the pattern highlighted in gilt, the exterior... [Lire la suite]