12 novembre 2011

A famille rose yellow-ground bowl. Tongzhi six-character mark and of the period

A famille rose yellow-ground bowl. Tongzhi six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The exterior all under an opaque mustard-yellow wash enriched with twelve magpies swooping and landing amongst torn-off branches of pink berries, the interior plain. 14.3cm (5 5/8in) diam. - Estimate: £4,000 - 7,000 - Unsold Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 10 Nov 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com

06 novembre 2011

A large flambé-glazed rectangular pear-shaped vase, hu. Incised Tongzhi six-character mark and of the period

A large flambé-glazed rectangular pear-shaped vase, hu. Incised Tongzhi six-character mark and of the period. photo Bonhams Typically entirely covered in a rich opaque glossy ox-blood glaze with some vertical purple-white streaks, the rim and corners fired to a pale colour. 35cm (13½in) high. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, CNY 99,000 - 150,000, HK$ 120,000 - 180,000 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 10 Nov 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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