Lot 324
  • 324

A RARE CHINESE EXPORT CRAB-FORM TUREEN AND COVER, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

Estimate
100,000 - 200,000 USD
Sold
375,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

delicately and realistically modeled crouching with one claw raised towards its mouth with four legs on each side of the body, the cover modeled as the carapace with protuberant and freely moving eyes and surmounted by a shell-form knop, all supported and fixed on a lotus shaped stand incised with veins and with rolled edges painted with flower sprays and floral roundels
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