16 avril 2016

A rare Imperial cloisonné and champlevé enamel 'peacocks' group, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

  Lot 3. A rare Imperial cloisonné and champlevé enamel 'peacocks' group, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate £60,000 – £80,000 ($84,900 - $113,200). Price realised GBP 74,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The larger male peacock is depicted with a long elaborate tail, standing beside its female companion on rocks where sprays of lingzhi fungus are decorated with colourful inset stones.  Birds of Cultured SplendourPeacock groups made in cloisonné enamel are... [Lire la suite]