14 janvier 2012

A blue and white "Musicians" dish, circa 1700

A  blue and white "Musicians" dish, circa 1700.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 Painted in bright tones of cobalt with three European court figures playing their instruments in the open air, the lady wearing high headdress and décolleté gown, seated on a Chinese bench at a pedestal table, the gentlemen with long, curly wigs and long frockcoats, all contained within petal-shaped panels with Chinese landscape vignettes, the back with boughs of bamboo; 13½ in. (34.3 cm.) diameter. En suite to the... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2012

A blue and white "Musicians" dish, circa 1700

A  blue and white "Musicians" dish, circa 1700.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 Painted in bright tones of cobalt with three European court figures playing their instruments in the open air, the lady wearing high headdress and décolleté gown, seated on a Chinese bench at a pedestal table, the gentlemen with long, curly wigs and long frockcoats, all contained within petal-shaped panels with Chinese landscape vignettes, the back with boughs of bamboo; 13½ in. (34.3 cm.)... [Lire la suite]

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