18 novembre 2018

An exceedingly rare imperial blue-glazed gilt-decorated ‘dragon’ vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 2903. An exceedingly rare imperial blue-glazed gilt-decorated ‘dragon’ vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high. Estimate: HK$3,000,000.00 - HK$5,000,000.00 (USD 384,525 - USD 640,875). Price realised HKD 4,300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The vase is elegantly potted with an elongated pear-shaped body rising to a slender neck and flared mouth, supported on a slightly splayed foot. It is covered inside and out with a rich, deep blue glaze, with traces of a... [Lire la suite]