13 mars 2018

An extremely rare relief-decorated famille-verte vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 329. An extremely rare relief-decorated famille-verte vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 15 1/8  in., 38.3 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 262,500 USD. © Sotheby's the pear-shaped body rising from a high splayed foot to a galleried rim, finely molded and brightly enameled in relief with four lively Daoist figures, amidst a simple landscape and floating auspicious emblems, the deities similarly attired in long, flowing monk's robes, with... [Lire la suite]