19 mars 2018

A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl and cover, Southern Song dynasty (AD 1127-1279)

Lot 707. A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl and cover, Southern Song dynasty (AD 1127-1279); 4 ½ in. (11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The deep sides are carved on the exterior with overlapping petals and the bowl is covered inside and out below the unglazed rim with an unctuous bluish-green glaze. The cover is similarly carved and glazed, cloth box. Note: Compare the very similar bowl and cover found in 1991 in Jinyu village of... [Lire la suite]

01 juillet 2017

A famille-rose 'Lotus' bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century, shendetang hall mark

Lot 716. A famille-rose 'Lotus' bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century, shendetang hall mark; 10.7 cm, 4 1/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  with the straight flared sides rising from a recessed base, painted to the exterior with two dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', the base with a four-character hall mark  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017 
24 juin 2017

A rare Imperial and spinach-green jade 'lotus' bowl and cover, Qianlong period

Lot 106. A rare Imperial and spinach-green jade 'lotus' bowl and cover, Qianlong period, 15cm (5 7/8in) diam.(3). Estimate HK$180,000 - 200,000 (US$23,000 - 26,000). Sold for HK$ 562,500 (€64,546). Photo: Bonhams. Superbly carved in the form of a lotus pod, rising on a short spreading foot elaborately carved on the bowl with overlapping lotus petals rising to the inverted rim, surmounted by the slightly domed pod with naturalistically carved circular nodes simulating seeds, encircling the tall ribbed neck, set... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2016

Two famille-rose 'lotus' bowls and covers, Daoguang seal marks and period

Lot 1471, Two famille-rose 'lotus' bowls and covers, Daoguang seal marks and period. Estimate  USD 5,000 ~ 7,000. Lot sold 62,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. each painted on the exterior to resemble a lotus blossom with three overlapping rows of petals, the domed cover painted as an open lotus blossom surrounding the gilded finial, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue, wood stands (6). Diameter 4 1/4  in., 10.8 cm  Provenance: Collection of Mrs. P. Dooley, acquired... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2015

A 'Longquan' celadon carved 'Lotus' bowl and cover, Southern Song dynasty

A 'Longquan' celadon carved 'Lotus' bowl and cover, Southern Song dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the deep upright sides of the bowl carved with a broad band of overlapping petals with raised central ribs, the domed cover carved with overlapping petals radiating towards the everted rim from an applied central stem knop, both covered inside and out with a glaze of soft bluish-green (2). Diameter 4 5/8  in., 11.7 cm Notes: For related bowls and covers attributed to the... [Lire la suite]