19 janvier 2018

A rare famille-rose ruby ground wine cup and saucer, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 1605. A rare famille-rose ruby ground wine cup and saucer, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); cup: diameter 6.4 cm., 2 1/2 in. saucer: 12 cm., 4 3/4 in. Est. 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold  1,220,000 HKD. photo courtesy Sotheby's 2009. delicately potted, the deep sides of the wine cup finely painted on the exterior with three formal lotus flowers encircled by scrolling foliate leaves, all reserved on a ruby-red ground further incised with a... [Lire la suite]