18 mai 2017

A superb blue and white ‘dragon’ hexafoil basin, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 3188. A superb blue and white ‘dragon’ hexafoil basin, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619), 5 1/6 in. (38.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000 (USD 154,746 - USD 232,119). Price realised HKD 1,500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The basin is robustly potted in hexafoil section with deep rounded sides rising from a flat base to a broad everted rim, finely painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with two... [Lire la suite]