12 juillet 2016

A small famille-verte and anhua decorated 'Three fish' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3180. A small famille-verte and anhua decorated 'Three fish' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8.1 cm., 3 1/8 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD (39,143 — 58,715 EUR). Lot sold 1,100,000 HKD (107,644 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. delicately potted, the steep sides rising from a small tapering foot to a flared rim, painted around the exterior with three long-tailed fish finely detailed in shaded tones as if they... [Lire la suite]