19 janvier 2018

A fine and very rare doucai 'Squirrels and Grapes' jarlet, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 1610. A fine and very rare doucai 'Squirrels and Grapes' jarlet, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 8.8 cm., 3 1/2 in. Est. 1,500,000—2,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 5,420,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2009. well-potted, the body of globular shape with gentle shoulders rising to a short neck, depicting four squirrels playing amongst suspended grape vines, set amidst rock formations and flowers, the base with six-character mark within double-lined borders in underglaze-blue.  ... [Lire la suite]