01 avril 2016

A rare blue and white ‘pomegranate’ vase, Mark and period of Xuande

Lot 19. A rare blue and white ‘pomegranate’ vase, Mark and period of Xuande. Estimate 6,000,000 — 8,000,000 HKD (701,658 - 935,545 EUR). Sold 44,440,000 HKD (5,729,649 USD). Photo Sotheby's. robustly potted with a baluster body divided into six lobes, rising from a splayed foot to a waisted cylindrical neck, sweeping up to a wide everted rim with a rolled lip, painted in deep cobalt-blue tones in the ‘heaped and piled’ effect, each lobe boldly painted with... [Lire la suite]