19 mai 2015

A famille rose turquoise-ground vase, Jiaqing seal mark and of the period

A famille rose turquoise-ground vase, Jiaqing seal mark and of the period. Sold for £25,000 (€34,633). Photo Bonhams. The cylindrical body vividly enamelled in pink, yellow, blue and green tones with eight large lotus flower heads borne on meandering leafy tendrils, alternated with descending bats holding leafy sprays of gourds and reserved on a bright turquoise ground, all above lappets to the foot and a band of ruyi-heads to the sloping shoulder, rising to a short neck decorated with small flower heads on a dense... [Lire la suite]