29 juillet 2018

A fine and rare white-glazed soft paste vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 165. A fine and rare white-glazed soft paste vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Photo Sotheby’s. of indented elliptical section, the waisted quatrefoil neck rising to a lipped and everted rim flanked on either side by pairs of openwork archaistic dragon-form handles, all supported on a conforming splayed quatrelobed foot, the body with delicately molded design of a pair of confronting dragons on each side,... [Lire la suite]