31 mai 2016

A blue and white ‘hundred boys’ circular box and cover, Wanli six-character mark and period

Lot 3322. A blue and white ‘hundred boys’ circular box and cover, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619). Estimate HK$300,000 – HK$500,000 ($38,801 - $64,669). Price Realised HKD 1,180,000 (USD 152,571)Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The domed cover is well painted with a scene of boys at play in a courtyard, surrounded by a band of four dragons striding amidst clouds in pursuit of flaming pearls above a narrow band of precious objects alternating... [Lire la suite]