• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1967

    A PARCEL-GILT BRONZE HAND-WARMER AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PARCEL-GILT BRONZE HAND-WARMER AND COVER
    MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

    Of oval section with upright hinged loop handle, the sides finely cast with a scene depicting lively boys at play in a continuous landscape, the details well highlighted in gilt; repeated with a similar scene on the pierced cover, the base incised Yunjian Hu Wenming zhi, 'Made by Hu Wenming of Yunjian', enclosed within a rectangular cartouche
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam.


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