27 août 2018

A Small 'Tortoiseshell Imitation'-Glazed Waterpot, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

Lot 20. A Small 'Tortoiseshell Imitation'-Glazed Waterpot, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century; 6.2 cm., 2 3/8  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000  HKD (2,418 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. of ovoid form rising from a recessed base to an incurved rim, covered overall in a yellow glaze beneath a transparent glaze streaked with dark brown, faithfully imitating tortoiseshell, the interior and the base glazed yellow, save for the white footring left unglazed, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]