08 novembre 2010

A pair of Canton enamel, famille rose water sprinklers for the Ottoman market

A pair of Canton enamel, famille rose water sprinklers for the Ottoman market © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Each one decorated with shaped panels of floral designs (some damage). 25cm (10in) high (2). Sold for £900 Note: For another example from this genre, compare the Turkish glass sprinkler [V. & A. No.2108-1855]. This shape was also manufactured in English glass for the Indian market, where the form was known as Gulabpash. Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 8 Nov 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com

11 décembre 2008

A very elegant pear shaped ewer for The Ottoman Market. Kangxi/Yongzheng (circa 1710-1730)

A very elegant pear shaped ewer for The Ottoman Market. Kangxi/Yongzheng (circa 1710-1730) The typical form with looped handle and long, curved spout, decorated on each side in orange and gilt enamel with a leaf-shaped motif in high relief beside two Lily stems. 27cm (10½in) high.- Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000 - Unsold. Footnote: For an almost identical example, illustrated with a full colour plate, see Volume III/page 935 of The Topkapi Saray Museum Catalogue by John Ayers and Regina Krahl (1986). Interestingly The... [Lire la suite]
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