11 janvier 2017

A rare blue and white dated gu-form vase, early Kangxi period, dated 1664

Lot 3565. A rare blue and white dated gu-form vase, early Kangxi period, dated 1664. Estimate $25,000 – $35,000. Price Realized $118,750. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The tall cylindrical vase flares toward the mouth and is decorated on the upper register in a penciled style with a scene of a lone scholar on horseback in a winter landscape, followed by an attendant carrying his books with a long inscription above. The scene is set between a border of dots at the rim and wide bands of lotus scroll and... [Lire la suite]