16 avril 2019

A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, 18th century

A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, 18th century

Lot 302. A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, 18th century; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 13,050 - USD 19,575). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.

The dish is finely decorated in cobalt blue, carefully shaded to imitate the 'heaping and piling' effect of Ming porcelain. The interior is decorated with a tied bouquet of lotus flowers and leaves, incorporating prunus, nandina berries, and sagittaria. The cavetto is decorated with a composite flower scroll which is repeated on the exterior.

Christie's Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 14 May 2019


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