14 mars 2015

A rare blue and white 'Flower scroll' zhadou, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

A rare blue and white 'Flower scroll' zhadou, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vessel is delicately painted in underglaze blue with simulated 'heaping and piling' on the bulbous body with a narrow band of composite flower scroll between borders of ruyi heads and key fret above and petal lappets below, and on the flared neck with further composite flower scroll below a pendent trefoil border. 3 ¼... [Lire la suite]