Plats 'Lotus'

Plat 'Lotus' en porcelaine émaillée céladon, Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIème-XIXème siècleEstimate €4,000 – €6,000 ($4,496 - $6,743). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

Entirely covered in a pale celadon glaze, the dish is well potted and moulded into a lotus leaf, the underside with the stem coiled cleverly forming the base; small restorations. 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) diam. 

A CELADON-GLAZED 'LOTUS' DISH, CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY

Plat 'Lotus' en porcelaine émaillée turquoiseChine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIème-XIXème siècleEstimate €4,000 – €6,000 ($4,496 - $6,743). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The dish is finely potted in the shape of a lotus leaf, molded with lotus flowers, seeds and a chilong around the mouth rim. It is entirely glazed in a deep turquoise; hairline crack. 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) diam.

A TURQUOISE-GLAZED 'LOTUS' DISH, CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY

Christie's. ART D'ASIE, 9 June 2015, Paris