17 septembre 2019

An underglaze-blue and copper-reddecorated moonflask, 18th century

Lot 1122. An underglaze-blue and copper-reddecorated moonflask, 18th century; 12 ¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The moonflask is decorated on each side with a stylized flower spray within a ruyi-head border, surrounded by composite foliate scroll below pendent beaded chains on the neck which is flanked by a pair of dragon-head handles. The underglaze blue imitates 'heaping and piling' and the copper red shades... [Lire la suite]