30 décembre 2012

A magnificent group of French royal Chinese export collected by the late Benjamin F. Edwards III

A pair of Chinese Export French Royal sugar bowls and covers, circa 1732-38. Photo Christie's ImageLtd 2012 Unusual domed knops and leaf feet, two upright green and two curling yellow; gilt and enamel motifs inside the covers and on the bases 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high (4). Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Provenance: Acquired from Cohen and Pearce, London, 1993. Property of the late Benjamin F. Edwards III. A Chinese Export French Royal teapot and cover, circa 1730. Photo Christie's ImageLtd 2012 The... [Lire la suite]