05 juillet 2016

A pair of large Chinese Export 'Pronk' arbour dishes, early Qianlong Period, circa 1738-1740

Lot 169. A pair of large Chinese Export 'Pronk' arbour dishes, early Qianlong Period, circa 1738-1740. Est: £1000–1500. Sold for £3000. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions decorated after the Dutch artist Cornelis Pronk's design, with the topiary garden scene, the border with cartouches of moths, butterflies, flowers and fruit, the reverse with an iron-red and purple lambrequin border, 32cm diameter, ebonised frames (2); one dish with two large pieces damaged and re-stuck at 6pm on rim... [Lire la suite]