20 janvier 2018

A boar's head soup tureen and cover, Qianlong period, circa 1760

Lot 198. A boar's head soup tureen and cover, Qianlong period, circa 1760; 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Naturalistically modeled with raised snout and staring eyes, the open mouth revealing teeth, tongue and fangs, glazed in iron-red, grisaille and famille rose. Provenance: The collection of Florence Adele Sloane Burden of Manhattan and Long Island, New York. A great-granddaughter of... [Lire la suite]