14 janvier 2012

A Chinese Export Portuguese Market blue and white dish. Kangxi period

A Chinese Export Portuguese Market blue and white dish. Kangxi period. hoto: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 Painted with the arms of Pinto surrounded by a key-pattern band, the lappet border centering flowering braches; 10 5/8 in. (26.9 cm.) diameter.. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 .  Notes: The De Pintos were a Jewish family originally from Portugal and Spain; they first resided in Rotterdam and then Amsterdam before establishing themselves in a magnificent palace in The Hague in the second... [Lire la suite]