14 janvier 2018

A blue and white 'Peony scroll' dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3145. A blue and white 'Peony scroll' dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 21 cm., 8 1/4  in. Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 the shallow rounded sides resting on a short foot, brightly decorated on the interior in shaded tones of cobalt with a central medallion enclosing a densely foliated peony scroll issuing seven blossoms, the flowers stylised with curling petals and projecting stamen among serrated... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2017

A blue and white 'peony scroll' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 709. A blue and white 'peony scroll' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000, USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the shallow rounded sides resting on a short foot, the interior with a central medallion densely decorated with a foliated peony scroll bearing seven blossoms with spiky petals and spindly stems, all within a double-line border repeated at the rim, the exterior similarly painted with nine evenly spaced peonies wreathed in foliage, the base with a... [Lire la suite]