22 janvier 2021

A rare pair of goose tureens and covers, Qianlong period, circa 1760-1780

Lot 50. A rare pair of goose tureens and covers, Qianlong period, circa 1760-1780; 141⁄2 in. (36.8 cm.) long, each. Estimate USD 125,000 - USD 175,000. Price Realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. Naturalistically formed, swimming, their webbed feet tucked beneath them and their heads held forward, the curving necks forming handles for the tureen covers, the wings folded along their backs and picked out in blue, black and sepia, the neck feathers in sepia brushstrokes with pink... [Lire la suite]

26 avril 2013

A fine pair of Chinese export famille-rose enamelled goose tureens and covers, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 361. A fine pair of Chinese export famille-rose enamelled goose tureens and covers, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 38cm., 15in. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 GBP. Lot sold 98,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's  each naturalistically modelled as a seated goose with webbed feet tucked beneath the body, the head decorated in black and pink enamel with large alert eyes and an orangey-red beak, the long curved neck of the bird forming the handle to the cover, the wings neatly folded over... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2009

A Chinese Export goose tureen and cover, circa 1770

A Chinese Export goose tureen and cover, circa 1770 with brilliantly painted plumage incorporating a band of peacock feathers. Neck and small chip to edge of one wing restored.. height 16 1/8 in./41 cm - Estimate 100,000—150,000 USD NOTE: A pair of similarly colored tureens, also with the rather eccentric addition of a band of peacock feathers, was sold at Sotheby's, London, July 3, 1973, lot 258 and again on July 3, 1984, lot 205. A single example of the same unusual type was sold at Sotheby's, London, February 7, 1967, lot... [Lire la suite]
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