06 décembre 2018

A rare pair of imperial iron-red and gilt-decorated panels, Qing dynasty, Qianlong – Jiaqing period

Lot 429. A rare pair of imperial iron-red and gilt-decorated panels, Qing dynasty, Qianlong – Jiaqing period (1736-1820); 75.6 by 30.2 cm, 29 3/4  by 11 7/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000. Lot sold 3,840,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. each rectangular panel decorated with four foliate cartouches, enclosing auspicious idioms reading nian nian jiqing ('happiness and joy year after year') and shi shi ruyi ('everything be as one wishes'), against a... [Lire la suite]