10 avril 2020

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

Lot 3975. A fine and rare early Ming blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1424); 15 in. (38 cm.) diam. Estimate 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000. Price realised HKD 4,220,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. The dish is 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.... [Lire la suite]

26 mars 2020

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

Lot 3196. A rare large blue and white 'Lotus Bouquet' dish, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425); 41 cm., 16 1/8 in. Estimate 300,000—400,000 HKD. Lot Sol 524,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with a broad flat base rising to shallow rounded sides, painted in the centre in vivid tones of cobalt with a lotus bouquet of thin lotus stalks, arrowhead, pondweed and millet tied together with a ribbon, enclosed on the cavetto with a composite floral scroll of camellia, chrysanthemum, lotus, and peony, all below a... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A fine early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 1908. A fine early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 1,470,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With rounded sides, the interior is delicately incised with a ribboned lotus bouquet surrounded by a composite floral meander issuing thirteen blooms including lotus, gardenia, hibiscus and chrysanthemum and leaves, below a border of classic scroll beneath... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A fine large early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 1907. A fine large early Ming anhua-decorated tianbai 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 1,710,000 (USD 221,315) . © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With rounded sides, the interior is delicately incised with a ribboned lotus bouquet surrounded by a composite floral meander issuing thirteen blooms including lotus, gardenia, hibiscus and chrysanthemum. The decoration on... [Lire la suite]
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]