31 mars 2017

A miniature blue and white lobed 'floral' medicine dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 3103. A miniature blue and white lobed 'floral' medicine dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566), 5 cm, 2 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 687,500 HKD (88,474 USD). Photo: Sotheby's.  delicately potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared lobed rim, the sides gently detailed with incised swirls to simulate petals, the interior decorated in underglaze blue with a double-line medallion framing a central floral bloom wreathed by stylised foliage,... [Lire la suite]