25 octobre 2019

A fine blue and white 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 26. A fine blue and white 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 34.2 cm, 13½ in. Estimate: 70,000 - 90,000 GBP. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. modelled after an early Ming dynasty prototype, well potted with shallow rounded sides supported on a short tapered foot, finely decorated to the interior in rich tones of cobalt simulating the 'heaping and piling' effect, with a central roundel enclosing a ribbon-tied bouquet of lotus blossoms and other aquatic plants,... [Lire la suite]

22 septembre 2019

A fine and rare early Ming blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 1735. A fine and rare early Ming blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1424); 15 in. (38 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price realised HKD 4,207,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2007 Painted in strong tones on the interior with a bouquet of lotus flowers, seed pod and leaves, and other aquatic plants tied together with a fluttering ribbon, encircled by three concentric rings and a composite floral scroll around the cavetto below a wave band, the exterior with a... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2019

A blue and white Ming-style 'Lotus bouquet' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 951. A blue and white Ming-style 'Lotus bouquet' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 13¾ in. (34.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014    The dish is decorated in rich cobalt blue with a central ribbon-tied lotus plant bouquet incorporating saggitaria and a stalk of millet, below a narrow band of classic scroll at the rim, which is repeated on the exterior... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, 18th century

Lot 947. A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, 18th century; 13 1/16 in. (33.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014   The dish has rounded sides and is decorated in fifteenth century-style with a ribbon-tied lotus plant bouquet incorporating saggitaria and millet in the center of the interior below composite flower scroll in the well which is repeated on the exterior. The base is unglazed. Provenance: Private... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2019

A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, 18th century

Lot 302. A Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, 18th century; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 13,050 - USD 19,575). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The dish is finely decorated in cobalt blue, carefully shaded to imitate the 'heaping and piling' effect of Ming porcelain. The interior is decorated with a tied bouquet of lotus flowers and leaves, incorporating prunus, nandina berries, and sagittaria. The cavetto is decorated with a composite flower scroll which is repeated on the exterior. ... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2018

A rare underglaze-blue and yellow-enamelled 'Lotus bouquet' dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 108. A rare underglaze-blue and yellow-enamelled 'Lotus bouquet' dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD (191,100 - 254,800 USD). Lot Sold 1,875,000 HKD (239,175 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a lipped rim, painted in various shades of cobalt blue against a bright yellow-enamelled ground, the interior with a ribboned bouquet of lotus and other water... [Lire la suite]

21 janvier 2018

A rare large blue and yellow 'lotus bouquet' dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 74. A rare large blue and yellow 'lotus bouquet' dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 40 cm., 15 3/4 in. Estimate 3,000,000 - 5,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 7,820,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2011. with rounded sides, painted in underglaze blue in early Ming style with a large lotus bouquet with flowering stems, leaves, a pod and other water plants tied with a ribbon, the sides with a composite flower scroll incorporating chrysanthemum, lotus, hibiscus, rose, peony, camellia and other... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2018

A blue and white 'Lotus Bouquet' dish, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 37. A blue and white 'Lotus Bouquet' dish, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425); 27.6 cm., 10 7/8 in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,900,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a flat base and a tapered foot, well painted on the interior in deep cobalt blue with a lotus bouquet of flowers, buds, leaves and a pod tied together with arrow-head and other water plants, encircled on the cavetto with a composite flower scroll of camellia,... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2017

A large blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 302. A large blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425), 16⅛ in. (41 cm.) wide, box. Estimate HKD 200,000 - 300,000. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 1 October 1991, lot 739Sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 8 April 2011, lot 3196 Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
05 septembre 2016

A yellow and blue Ming-style 'lotus bouquet' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 264. A yellow and blue Ming-style 'lotus bouquet' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a slightly everted lipped rim, well-painted in underglaze cobalt blue against a bright yellow-enameled ground, the interior with a ribboned bouquet of lotus and other water plants, surrounded on the sides by a composite floral scroll, all below a classic scroll border at the... [Lire la suite]