20 septembre 2021

A blue and white 'flower basket' dish, Mark and period of Wanli

Lot 150. A blue and white 'flower basket' dish, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620). Diameter 6⅝ in., 16.7 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 11,970 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the center painted in shades of dark blue with an arrangement of varying blooms in an arched-handled basket, the cavetto with fans, leaves, pomegranate and waterweed all between double-line borders, the exterior with flowering boughs and insects, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a... [Lire la suite]

27 août 2019

A blue and white polychrome-enameled 'flower basket' dish, Wanli mark and period (1573-1619)

Lot 683. A blue and white polychrome-enameled 'flower basket' dish, Wanli mark and period (1573-1619). Diameter 11 3/4  in., 29.5 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides resting on a straight foot and rising to an everted rim, the center enclosing a basket of lush peonies and prunus branches, accents of iron red and enamel at the base and handle, the cavetto painted with free-floating branches, leaves, and auspicious objects including... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2019

A blue and white 'flower basket' dish, Wanli mark and period (1573-1619)

Lot 682. A blue and white 'flower basket' dish, Wanli mark and period (1573-1619). Diameter 6 5/8  in., 16.7 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. painted in shades of dark blue with an arrangement of varying blooms in an arched-handled basket, a frieze of fans, leaves, pomegranate and waterweed and double lines encircling the cavetto, the exterior with flowering boughs and insects, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. ... [Lire la suite]