15 mars 2016

A pair of turquoise-glazed and slip-decorated brush handles, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period

Lot 110, A pair of turquoise-glazed and slip-decorated brush handles, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. each of slender outline, bulbous in section to receive the hair brush, painted in white slip over a turquoise ground with shou characters amidst scrolling lotus and bats (2). Length 8 in., 20.4 cm Sotheby's. Chinese Art from Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, New York, 15 mars 2016, 02:00 PM

02 avril 2012

An extremely rare blue and white brush handle. Mark and period of Xuande

An extremely rare blue and white brush handle. Mark and period of Xuande. Photo Sotheby's of tubular form tapering slightly towards the flat base, densely decorated with foliate scrolls reserved in white on an uneven blue ground, collared with a band of diapers at the tapered end and a cartouche enclosing a six-character reign mark inscribed horizontally flanked by a key-fret border, just below the unglazed socket fitted with dark and light bristles; 14.3 cm., 5 5/8 in. Estimate... [Lire la suite]