29 août 2018

A 'Longquan' 'Guan'-type 'Lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 232. A 'Longquan' 'Guan'-type 'Lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 5 1/2  in., 13.9 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. the steep, rounded sides molded to the exterior with lotus petals extending from the low foot to the slightly flaring rim, covered allover in a sage-green glaze suffused with craquelure. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 12 sept. 2018, 10:30 AM

29 août 2018

A 'Longquan' 'Lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 237. A 'Longquan' 'Lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.6 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. finely potted, the deep rounded sides rising from a short slightly tapered foot, the exterior subtly molded with overlapping lotus petals, covered overall with a sea-green glaze, save for the unglazed footring revealing the gray stoneware body . Provenance: Collection of Hans Popper (1903-1988). Eskenazi Ltd., London. Exhibited: Center for... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2018

A fine blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 3914. A fine blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722); 7 1/2 in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price Realized HKD 524,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011    Well painted in bright tones of blue in the center of the interior with a lotus spray medallion repeated as a continuous frieze on the sides of the well and the exterior, below a narrow band of demi-lotus flowers at the rim on the... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2018

Rare Bol en porcelaine doucai, Marque et époque Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 154. Rare Bol en porcelaine doucai, Marque et époque Yongzheng (1723-1735); 0,2 cm, 4 in. Estimation:  6,000 — 8,000 €. Lot Sold 31,250 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. les côtés évasés légèrement arrondis reposant sur un court pied droit, l'intérieur finement peint d'une fleur de lotus en rouge-de-fer entourée de feuilles stylisées émaillées de vert, le même décor répété quatre fois sur le pourtour extérieur au-dessus d'une rangée de pétales multicolores, marque à six caractères dans un double... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2018

A Dingyao 'lotus' bowl and a Dingyao cup, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 366. A Dingyao 'lotus' bowl and a Dingyao cup, Song dynasty (960-1279); 15.2 and 8.8 cm, 6 and 3 1/2  in. Estimate 10,000 -- 15,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each swiftly incised to the interior with stylised lotus and applied overall with a cream-white glaze with characteristic darker tear-drops, the rim unglazed. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
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06 mai 2018

A large blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 14. A large blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 25.9 cm, 10 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot, the exterior decorated in deep cobalt-blue with bajixiangabove a continuous band of lotus blossoms borne on an undulating scroll issuing stylised curling leaves, all above a band of upright stylised ruyi-shaped lappets bordering the foot, the interior centred with... [Lire la suite]

06 mai 2018

A small blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 1. A small blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795), 9.7 cm, 3 3/4  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 8,125 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides rising from a short foot to a slightly everted rim, painted in varying tones of cobalt blue with a band of meandering leafy lotus scroll between narrow bands of spiral scrolls at the rim and ruyi at the foot, the base with a seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2nd... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2018

A fine and rare carved 'Ding' 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 60. A fine and rare carved 'Ding' 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 21.8 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 260,000 — 300,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of lobed form and finely potted, the gently sloping sides rising from a short spreading foot to an everted rim, deftly carved to the interior with scrolling leafy lotus sprays, applied overall with an even ivory-coloured glaze with characteristic teardrops at the base, the rim mounted with metal, Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2018

A fine doucai 'Lotus' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850) 

Lot 2296. A fine doucai 'Lotus' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The rounded sides of the bowl are delicately painted in underglaze blue and enamelled in the doucai technique with three double-lotus sprays issuing leafy tendrils. The interior is decorated with a medallion enclosing a single lotus stalk, the petals... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2018

A 'Ding'-type 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 668. A 'Ding'-type 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 5 7/8  in., 14.9 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. thinly potted, the deep, slightly rounded sides rising from a tall spreading foot, the outer walls molded and carved with three rows of lotus petals creating a surface of ribbed undulating peaks, covered overall in an even, ivory-colored glaze save for a section at the recessed base. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 march 2018, 10:00 AM