17 septembre 2018

A rare pair of gilt-copper and cloisonné enamel figures of recumbent deer, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 1215. A rare pair of gilt-copper and cloisonné enamel figures of recumbent deer, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 9 ¾ in. (24.8 cm.) long. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each deer is shown recumbent on a cloisonné enamel ‘cloth’ decorated with diaper pattern within a key-fret border that is draped over a stand, and is shown with head turned to the side as it grasps a sprig of enameled lingzhi in its mouth. The... [Lire la suite]