08 avril 2019

A Rare Yellow-Ground ‘Yangcai’ ‘Lotus’ Bowl, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Lot 3019. A Rare Yellow-Ground ‘Yangcai’ ‘Lotus’ Bowl, Qianlong Period (1736-1795); D 17cm H 7.8cm. Estimate 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,242,000 HKD (285,564 USD). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance:  1. Yamanaka & Co., Japan (repute)2. A UK Private Collection, acquired in London3. Property of a Lady4. Christie's New York, 20 September 2013, lot.13925. Sotheby's New York, 14 September 2016, lot.265. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial... [Lire la suite]

18 novembre 2018

A fine blue and white ‘lotus’ bowl, lianzi wan, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 2907. A fine blue and white ‘lotus’ bowl, lianzi wan, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435); 8 1/8 in. (20.8 cm.) diam. Estimate: HK$4,000,000.00 - HK$6,000,000.00 (USD 512,700 - USD 769,050). Price realised HKD 4,900,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl is delicately potted with deep rounded walls standing on a short foot. The bowl is decorated in a inky rich cobalt blue of varied tones. The interior with a central medallion... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2018

An Incised White-Glazed ‘Lotus’ Bowl, Early Ming Dynasty ,14th-15th Century

Lot 3416. An Incised White-Glazed ‘Lotus’ Bowl, Early Ming Dynasty ,14th-15th Century. D 27 cm. Estimate HKD 1,300,000 - 1,800,000 (USD 165,914 - 229,727). Lot sold HKD 2,124,000 (USD 271,078). © Poly Auction. Provenance: The Meiyintang Collection, Switzerland. Literature: Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, London, 1994-2010, vol.2, no.649. Poly Hong Kong. Inheritance - A Selection Of Important Chinese Art From The Ever Concord, 2 october... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2018

A Longquan celadon carved ‘Lotus’ bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 37. A Longquan celadon carved ‘Lotus’ bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th century; 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 280,000 - HKD 380,000 (USD 35,849 - USD 48,652). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Provenance: A Japanese private collectionSold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 8 April 2011, lot 3194.   Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018
31 août 2018

A small Longquan celadon ‘Lotus’ bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1157. A small Longquan celadon ‘Lotus’ bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 3 ½ in. (8.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl with deep, rounded sides is carved on the exterior with overlapping petals, and is covered overall with a soft sea-green glaze. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III (1904-1978) Collection. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 - 14 September 2018... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2018

A fine coral-red reverse-decorated ‘Lotus’ bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1735-1796)

Lot 3181. A fine coral-red reverse-decorated ‘Lotus’ bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1735-1796); 13 cm., 5 1/8  in. Estimate 220,000 — 280,000 HKD. Lot sold 450,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 the finely potted deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, delicately reverse-decorated in a rich iron-red enamel with a row of peony heads alternating with smaller lotus above a row of lotus blossoms, all borne on interlocked foliate scrolls reserved... [Lire la suite]

04 décembre 2017

A pale celadon and russet jade ‘lotus’ bowl, Song dynasty or later

Lot 3048. A pale celadon and russet jade ‘lotus’ bowl, Song dynasty or later; 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 1,750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The stone of pale green tones with russet veins. The interior with a high relief lotus pod encircled by radiating petals. All is supported on a spreading lotus petal foot carved in low relief, box.  Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2017

A coral-ground reserve-decorated ‘lotus’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3211. A coral-ground reserve-decorated ‘lotus’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,705 - USD 64,508) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is finely potted with slightly flared sides resting on a short foot. The exterior is decorated with formalized lotus borne and chrysanthemum on meandering leafy scrolls reserved in white against an opaque, even coral ground. The... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2017

A fine Longquan celadon ‘lotus’ bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3136. A fine Longquan celadon ‘lotus’ bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 5 1/4 in . (13.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 400,000 (USD 25,825 - USD 51,650) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The bowl is moulded to the exterior with a band of slender lotus petals, emanating from the foot. It is covered in a glaze of soft bluish sea-green tone, pooling in the crevices of the decoration and stopping neatly at the foot, inscribed Japanese double wood boxes Provenance: Collection... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

A ‘Yaozhou’ carved ‘lotus’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 205. A ‘Yaozhou’ carved ‘lotus’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP (6,386 - 8,940 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the steep flaring sides rising from a short foot to a lipped rim, the interior carved with a lotus spray with broad leaves and arrowheads, encircled by a raised rib just below the exterior rim, covered in a transparent olive-green glaze suffused with a network of golden crackle; 20.8 cm, 8¼ in. Provenance: Sotheby’s London, 14th July 1970, lot 21.Bluett and Sons Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]