26 octobre 2012

A 'Faux bois'-glazed porcelain brushwasher, China, gilt Qianlong seal mark, 18th-19th ct

A 'Faux bois'-glazed porcelain brushwasher, China, gilt Qianlong seal mark, 18th-19th ct. Photo Nagel Very minor wear - D. 11,8 cm. Estimate 2500 € Property from an European private collection  Nagel. Sale 689, 2012/11/02 http://www.auction.de

13 novembre 2010

A rare simulated puddingstone vase, zhadou. Gilt Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A rare simulated puddingstone vase, zhadou. Gilt Qianlong seal mark and of the period  © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Of ovoid form rising to the trumpet-shaped mouth, supported on a short foot, the exterior decorated in shades of grey, red and brown with a skillful trompe-l'oeil design of numerous variegated pebbles 'contained' within the conglomerate stone, the rim and foot ring gilt, the base pierced with two original holes. 19.8cm (7¾in) diam. Sold for £156,000 Footnote:The present zhadou is a prime example of 18th... [Lire la suite]