13 mars 2018

A quadrangular famille-verte 'Three star gods' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 330. A quadrangular famille-verte 'Three Star Gods' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 24 3/4  in., 62.8 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. © Sotheby's of square section, the tapered rectangular sides supported on a spreading foot and rising to a canted shoulder and flaring neck with a galleried rim, each side with a molded deity and boy holding various attributes under high relief rockwork issuing pine, prunus, and peach branches, the scenes painted with further... [Lire la suite]