SITTING UNICORN

Starting price:€1 800
Auction date:03.06.2017   15:00
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Lot 2SITTING UNICORN
SITTING UNICORN
Catalog number: VS0617-002
Porcelain
China
Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. Century.
HEIGHT (WITHOUT BASE) 22.5 CM, WIDTH OF BASE 19.6 CM
This porcelain sculpture of the seat, and lucky mythical creature Qilin the magnificent turquoise-coloured glaze, and the very expressive head features. It is a Horn that is curved to the front flap of the long ears, the Brows, wearing volutes and the eyes stare lebendigst. In the mouth the animal is holding a Branch of Lingzhi, a magical long-life mushroom. Its head forms on the back of a Qilin, a flat shell with a hole in the centre for inserting incense sticks. On the Branch of smaller Lingzhi are executed. The mane on the back shows a lot of small spiral curls. The wooden Base is carefully carved and adapted to the consuming broken. The motifs are floral (Prunus flower), spirals, border with Leiwen-meander, as well as on the upper side spirals and Lingzhi in a decorative version. Anm.: A quite similar example in the book "QING PORCELAIN" by Beurdeley/Raindre on page 144, no. 209 瓷造麒麟座像。中國,清代,18世紀。高22.5厘米。瑞士阿斯科納 的Jürgen L. Fischer 舊藏.

Starting price: € 1.800
Estimate price: € 2.900 - 4.500
Expertise: Wolfmar Zacken
From the collection of Jürgen L. Fischer, Ascona
The porcelain no. 21 to no. 59 are from the Swiss collection of Juergen L. Fischer, one of the major European collectors of Chinese art. The size of the collection of fishing was based largely on the prosperity of the house, due to the invention of the world-famous "Uhu all purpose adhesive" in the year 1932 (the first synthetic resin adhesive in the world) on the part of the grandfather August Fischer, Jürgen L. Fischer, has lived up to 2013, collected extremely porcelain from China, engaged in an astonishing variety, in any size and from any time. Due to its comprehensive expertise, Jürgen Fischer has published also several books. So there are, for example, a very instructive larger book on the art of the Snuff Bottles of China or an antique guide to the area of Chinese art. 21至59號陶瓷器來自瑞士Jürgen L. Fischer 先生的舊藏。他是歐洲人收藏中國美術品第一個藏家至一。 Fischer先生的祖父 August Fischer 在 1932 年曾發明了所謂 “Uhu 膠水”,成為世界上第一種化學膠水,幫家庭經濟情況提高,讓其美術作品收藏天天增加。 Jürgen L. Fischer先生失去於2013年,其收藏活動最多集中於中國個個時代,個大小以及個風格的陶瓷品。Jürgen L. Fischer先生的懂此學科很深,他也曾編幾本專門書籍。其中有關鼻煙壺以及收藏中國美術的專書最為出名
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