24 avril 2015

A blue and white 'Winged dragon' meiping, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period

Lot 284. A blue and white 'Winged dragon' meiping, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (8,139 - 10,852 EUR). Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the tapering broad shouldered body rising from a recessed base to a narrow short neck with everted rim, freely painted around the exterior with a broad band enclosing two winged dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all above a band of horses and rockwork and below ruyi and lotus lappet bands at the rim; 26cm., 10... [Lire la suite]