04 avril 2018

An extremely rare inscribed turquoise-ground cinnabar-red overlay glass 'Autumn' brushpot, Mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3431. An extremely rare inscribed turquoise-ground cinnabar-red overlay glass 'Autumn' brushpot, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 11.7 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 4,920,000 HKD (626,857 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.  of cylindrical form, skilfully carved through the red overlay to the turquoise ground with a continuous scene depicting a butterfly fluttering amidst luxuriant floral buds and blooms, some... [Lire la suite]