19 septembre 2021

A molded 'Shufu' white-glazed 'lotus' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 91. A molded 'Shufu' white-glazed 'lotus' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Diameter 5½ in., 14 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 20,160 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the shallow sides resting on a short footring, the center molded with four stylized lotus blooms borne on a continuous meandering stem within double-line borders, a similar lotus scroll encircling the cavetto with the characters shu and fu, the exterior plain, all under a bluish-white glaze save for... [Lire la suite]

16 mars 2019

A pair of molded 'Shufu' dishes, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 633. A pair of molded 'Shufu' dishes, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Diameter of larger 6 5/8 in., 16.8 cm. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with gently rounded sides supported on a slightly spreading foot, the center of the interior wreathed in a scrolling foliate vine molded in low relief, with the four loops of the vine encircling a pendent flower in bloom, the motif repeating around the cavetto with the... [Lire la suite]