17 mars 2019

A rare underglaze-blue and copper-red 'West Lake' quadrangular vase, Kangxi Mark and Period (1662-1722)

Lot 317.A rare underglaze-blue and copper-red 'West Lake' quadrangular vase, Kangxi Mark and Period (1662-1722). Height 20 in., 50.8 cm. Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000. Lot Sold 112,500 US$. Courtesy Sotheby's. of square section and rectangular form tapering towards the base, finely painted in varying tones of blue with each panel featuring a different depiction of the West Lake; one with two boatmen in skiffs ferrying passengers about to pass one another in between a pair of large boulders, another panel... [Lire la suite]