15 juillet 2016

An imperial moulded gourd bowl, Qianlong Shangwan mark and period

Lot49. An imperial moulded gourd bowl, Qianlong Shangwan mark and period; 14.3 cm, 5 5/8  in.. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 687,500 HKD (88,495 USD). Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides skilfully moulded on the exterior with a repeated pattern of five stylised floral roundels, the underside moulded with a four-character Qianlong shangwan mark in regular script Provenance: Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 15th May 1990, lot 326. Notes: The humble origins of the gourd and its... [Lire la suite]