06 décembre 2018

A fine and very rare iron-red and underglaze blue-decorated two-handled 'moon' flask, Bianhu, Qianlong sealmark and period

Lot 70. A fine and very rare iron-red and underglaze blue-decorated two-handled 'moon' flask, Bianhu, Qianlong sealmark in underglaze blue, and of the period (1736-1795). H. 35,4 cm. Estimate 300,000-500,000 €. Lot sold 550,000 €. © Nagel Auktionen the moonflask is supported on an obliquely-cut broad foot-rim, enclosing a countersunk oval base with a cylindrical neck everted at the rounded lip, flanked by iron-red and gilt confronted archaistic dragons, each with a lingzhi fungus gripped... [Lire la suite]

21 avril 2013

A fine and very rare iron-red and underglaze blue-decorated two-handled 'moon' flask, Bianhu, Qianlong sealmark in underglaze bl

A fine and very rare iron-red and underglaze blue-decorated two-handled 'moon' flask, Bianhu, Qianlong sealmark in underglaze blue, and of the period. Photo Nagel Auktionen the moonflask is supported on an obliquely-cut broad foot-rim, enclosing a countersunk oval base with a cylindrical neck everted at the rounded lip, flanked by iron-red and gilt confronted archaistic dragons, each with a lingzhi fungus gripped between its jaws, boldly painted in a firm, skilful style in shaded tones of iron-red with nine... [Lire la suite]