08 novembre 2019

A doucai 'dragon and phoenix' plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 159. A doucai 'dragon and phoenix' plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Diameter 31.8 cm, 12½ in. Estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's of flattened circular form, painted on one side with a sinuous leaping five-clawed dragon and a swooping phoenix in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst flames and ruyi-shaped clouds, all within a stylised scroll border. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 9th June 2004, lot 216. Note: The... [Lire la suite]