13 mars 2018

A large famille-verte 'Tale of Kunyang City' yen yen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 350. A large famille-verte 'Tale of Kunyang City' yen yen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 29 in., 73.8 cm. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 USD. © Sotheby's of baluster form surmounted by a trumpet neck and flared rim, painted all around in pastel-hued enamels with a dramatic battle scene depicting General Liu Xiu of the Han dynasty driving Wang Xun, the rebel leader, and his army of wild animals out of Kunyang, the action taking place by the city gate with Liu Xiu... [Lire la suite]