31 mars 2017

A rare pair of grisaille-decorated 'figure in landscape' cups, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 3105. A rare pair of grisaille-decorated 'figure in landscape' cups, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735), d. 5.4 cm, 2 1/8  in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  each delicately potted with a deep U-shaped body rising from a short foot to a flared rim and decorated in shaded washes of sepia and grisaille with a painterly tranquil landscape scene detailed with tall mountains, lush vegetation and a river, one cup further depicting a... [Lire la suite]