27 octobre 2015

A pair of rare Chinese 'Pronk ' square tapering vases, Yongzheng-Early Qianlong period, circa 1734-1740

A pair of rare Chinese 'Pronk' square tapering vases, Yongzheng-Early Qianlong period, circa 1734-1740. Estimate £8,000 - £12,000 ($12,256 - $18,384). Price Realized £26,250 ($40,215). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. Finely enamelled on each side with redcurrants on a branch with foliage, reserved on a black ground - 12 ¼ in. (31 cm.) high PROPERTY FROM DESCENDENTS OF MAY GOELET, DUCHESS OF ROXBURGHE (1878-1937)   Literature: International Exhibition of Chinese Art, The Royal Academy of Arts,... [Lire la suite]