18 mai 2019

A rare sancai-glazed stoneware 'Leopard's head' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 101. A rare sancai-glazed stoneware 'Leopard's head' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 GBP (41,993 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. naturalistically modelled and glazed as a leopard head with large bulging eyes and flaring nostrils, the green-glazed semi-circular dished top incised with a fish within cash diaper and foliate scroll bands, the back inscribed under the glaze ci qu xie bi e (which may be... [Lire la suite]