25 avril 2019

A large blue and white 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 393. A large blue and white 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 47 cm, 18 1/2  in. Estimate £6,000 — 8,000. Lot Sold 8,125 GBP (10,384 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. sturdily potted with a tapered ovoid body rising to a short, waisted neck and everted rim, densely painted to the exterior with large lotus blooms borne on meandering leafy stems, all between a band of ruyi roundels enclosing various auspicious emblems to the shoulder and a band of lappet to the foot, the... [Lire la suite]

24 mars 2019

A rare small Ming-style blue and white 'lotus' jar, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 738. A rare small Ming-style blue and white 'lotus' jar, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 4 1/8  in., 10.4 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of baluster form, well potted with the broad shoulders gently tapering to a recessed base, surmounted by a short, waisted neck with a lipped rim, painted around the body in deep shades of cobalt blue accented by contrived 'heaping and piling' with stylized lotus blossoms borne on... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2018

The Reid Collection of Chinese Early Ceramics at Bonhams London, 17 May 2018

© Bonhams 2001-2018 Lot 5. A phosphatic-splashed vase, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 16.5cm (6 1/2in) high. Estimate £ 40,000 - 60,000 (€ 46,000 - 69,000). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The sturdily potted ovoid body rising to a short neck and wide, lipped rim, covered with a rich dark brown glaze, the shoulder with three milky-blue splashes, the glaze stopping unevenly before the unglazed foot revealing a grainy oatmeal body, fitted box. (2). Provenance: acquired from R & V Tregaskis, Sydney, on 10 October... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2018

A blue and white lobed 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 184. A blue and white lobed 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 19.5cm., 7 5/8 in. Estimate 800 - 1,200 GBP. Lot sold 1,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014. the octagonally lobed globular body rising from a recessed base to a short straight rim, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with leafy lotus scroll between lotus lappet and classic scroll bands . The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014
03 février 2018

A fahua 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 228. A fahua 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Height 8 1/4  in., 20.9 cm. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 11,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014 of compressed globular form, rising from a thick foot to a short neck with a metal rim, molded in high relief around the body with a continuous scene of a lotus pond beneath a band of waves around the shoulder, all picked out in turquoise, yellow and white, reserved on a rich indigo ground, the pierced wood cover with a... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2018

A large fahua 'Lotus' jar, guan, Ming dynasty

Lot 59. A large fahua 'Lotus' jar, guan, Ming dynasty; 33.6cm., 13 1/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2009.  the robustly potted broad-shouldered baluster body rising from a spreading flat base to a short waisted neck with rolled rim, slip decorated and brightly glazed in cream, yellow and turquoise with large lotus blossoms divided by cranes perched on rockwork issuing from foaming waves, all below a floral-filled ruyi-cloud... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2017

A small Qingbai 'lotus' jar, Song dynasty

Lot 390. A small Qingbai 'lotus' jar, Song dynasty, 7.3 cm, 2 7/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. with a broad shoulder and a short neck, carved around the body with overlapping lotus petals, covered with a translucent blue-tinged glaze Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017 
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14 décembre 2016

A fine late Ming blue and white 'lotus' jar, Wanli six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1573-1619) 

Lot 2993. A fine late Ming blue and white 'lotus' jar, Wanli six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1573-1619). Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 65,000 - USD 100,000). Price Realised HKD 500,000 (USD 64,488). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The high-shouldered body superbly painted in purplish-blue cobalt with large lotus blooms arranged in three registers growing on undulating stems issuing curled leaves, all set between double-line borders and bands of interlocking... [Lire la suite]
29 février 2016

A large blue and white 'lotus' jar, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 293. A large blue and white 'lotus' jar, Late Ming dynasty. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising to a short waisted neck, painted with large lotus blossoms borne on leafy scrolling stems, all between a lappet band around the base and detached floral scrolls encircling the neck, the recessed base unglazed. Height 15 in., 38 cm Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries Inc. (according to label). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 16... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2015

A rare 'Cizhou' 'lotus' jar, Northern Song dynasty

A rare 'Cizhou' 'lotus' jar, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to an incurving rim, the exterior covered with a white slip skilfully carved through with a wide band of a repeat design of a double lotus scroll, covered with a translucent beige glaze stopping at the base of the band, the unglazed foot revealing a greyish-white body - 12cm., 4 3/4 in. Provenance: Acquired from John Sparks Ltd., London in the... [Lire la suite]
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