20 mai 2019

A pale greenish-white jade 'pine tree' brush pot, bitong, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 129. A pale greenish-white jade 'pine tree' brush pot, bitong, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 42,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  The large brush pot is naturalistically carved as a section of the trunk of a pine tree, with the surface carved in relief with two spreading pine branches on a ground of knots and whorls in imitation of the natural surface of the tree.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]