27 août 2018

A Turquoise-Glazed 'Three Friends' Brushpot, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 92. A Turquoise-Glazed 'Three Friends' Brushpot, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722); 13.5 cm., 5 1/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 81,250 HKD (10,480 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. finely moulded and reticulated as bamboo shoots aligned in a circular fashion, entangled with a prunus tree and a pine, forming the 'Three Friends of Winter', the knotty branches of the pine piercing through and extending around the rim, the bamboo nodes partly concealed by large clusters of leaves... [Lire la suite]