15 septembre 2012

An impressive 'Cizhou' sgraffito brown-glazed globular vase, Jin dynasty.

An impressive 'Cizhou' sgraffito brown-glazed globular vase, Jin dynasty. Photo Sotheby's the globular body finely carved down to the dramatically contrasting beige-colored body, with two registers of thick foliate scrolls bordered by paired lines, the stems issuing large leaves with rounded silhouettes, the lower section plain and encircled by parallel lines, the canted lip supported on the short neck, the foot rim left unglazed. Height 10 1/2 in., 26.7 cm. Estimation: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. Lot. Vendu 50,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]
03 novembre 2008

A large famille rose globular vase, tianqiuping. Qianlong seal mark

A large famille rose globular vase, tianqiuping. Qianlong seal mark Brightly enamelled around the swollen body with two shaped cartouches enclosing a long-bodied scaly dragon and a phoenix in pursuit of the flaming pearl, reserved on an auspicious yellow ground with bats, peach sprays and shou medallions, above a lappet band at the base, the flaring neck painted in rich tones of blue with meandering lotus scrolls and applied on each side with stylised fish handles (flakes to enamelling). 55½cm (21¾in) high.- Estimate:... [Lire la suite]

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