26 mai 2014

A large Longquan celadon carved lobed 'lotus' bowl, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty

A large Longquan celadon carved lobed 'lotus' bowl, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty. Photo: Bonhams. Potted with lobed sides and a foliate mouth rim, the exterior decorated with freely-carved lotus blooms borne on leafy stems within each petal-shaped panel, the interior with a central flower medallion surrounded by leafy lotus sprays, covered overall in an attractive olive-green glaze. 33.2cm diam. Estimate HK$ 300,000 - 600,000 (€28,000 - 57,000). Unsold. Provenance : Sotheby's New York, 15 September 2010, lot 312 For a bowl of... [Lire la suite]

13 mai 2014

A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 It is decorated to the exterior with lotus flowers and buds on scrolling meander, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a lotus flower on a leafy spray. With apocryphal Chenghua underglaze blue six-character mark within a double circle to the base.4½ in. (11.5 cm.) diam.. Estimate £2,000 – £3,000 ($3,374 - $5,061) Provenance: With Vandervan Oriental Art,’ s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, 2 July 1998. Christie's. CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2014

A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze-blue within a double-circle and of the period (1662-1722)

A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze-blue within a double-circle and of the period (1662-1722). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl is potted with tall rounded sides rising to a flaring mouth rim and supported on a short tapered foot. The exterior is painted in shades of cobalt blue to depict stylised lotus flower heads with scrolling leaves above a lappet band. The interior is decorated with a further lotus flower head. 6 ? in. (16.3 cm.) diam. Estimate £8,000 – £12,000 ($13,504 - $20,256) ... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2014

A carved red-glass 'Lotus' bowl, Qianlong four-character mark within a square and of the period (1736-1795)

A carved red-glass 'Lotus' bowl, Qianlong four-character mark within a square and of the period (1736-1795). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The shallow bowl has thick rounded sides, supported on a recessed foot. The exterior is intricately carved with four stylised lotus sprays with leafy scrolls. The transparent glass is of an even deep red tone. 5 ¼ in. (13.2 cm.) diam. Estimate £25,000 – £35,000 ($42,200 - $59,080) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/
28 avril 2014

A doucai 'Lotus' Bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

A doucai 'Lotus' Bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl is potted with tall rounded sides, raised on a short foot. The sides are painted in underglaze-blue and enamelled in the doucai palette to depict three groups of lotus sprays with leafy scrolls. The interior is similarly decorated with a single lotus spray. 4 ? in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate £20,000 – £30,000 ($33,580 - $50,370) Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 29 May 2013, lot 2296. Notes: A... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2014

A pair of doucai 'lotus' bowls, Marks and period of Yongzheng

A pair of doucai 'lotus' bowls, Marks and period of Yongzheng. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 each body with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, finely painted and enamelled to the interior with a medallion enclosing leafy strapwork, the exterior with three leafy lotus panels divided by smaller pendent floral panels, the base with an underglaze blue six-character reign mark; 10.2 cm., 4 in. Estimate 1,600,000 — 1,800,000 HKD Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 31st October 1995, lot... [Lire la suite]


05 mars 2014

A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period

A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period. Photo Sotheby's. delicately painted on the exterior with three stylized lotus sprays alternating with floral arabesques and leaves, the interior with a single stylized floral spray within double circles, six-character mark in underglaze blue. Diameter 4 in., 10.1 cm. Estimation 15,000 — 20,000 USD Provenance: Christie's London, 9th November 1983, lot 198.C.C. Teng & Co., Taipei, 1992 The mark on this bowl is quite unusual, though a similar mark can be found on a... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2013

A fine blue and white 'Lotus' Bowl, Mark and period of Xuande

A fine blue and white 'Lotus' Bowl, Mark and period of Xuande. Photo: Sotheby's. well potted with steep rounded sides resting on a short foot, painted in contrasting tones of deep cobalt-blue to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a pomegranate spray, encircled by six stylised lotus blooms, on a continuous meandering leafy stem, all beneath a key-fret band at the rim, the exterior with two overlapping bands of slender upright lappets beneath a band of crested waves, the base... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2013

A Fine blue and White 'Lotus' (lianzi) Bowl, Mark and Period of Xuande

A Fine blue and White 'Lotus' (lianzi) Bowl,Mark and Period of Xuande. photo Sotheby's of conical form, finely potted in the shape of a lotus bud (lianzi), with deep rounded sides and a pointed base resting on a cylindrical foot, delicately painted in soft shaded tones of cobalt, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a formal quatrefoil leaf-like motif encircled by a border of florets and strokes, and further wreathed by... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2013

A Very Fine and Rare blue and White 'Lotus' (lianzi) Bowl, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period - Sotheby's

A Very Fine and Rare blue and White 'Lotus' (lianzi) Bowl, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period - Sotheby's finely potted in the shape of a lotus bud (lianzi), the steep rounded sides and pointed base supported on a small cylindrical foot, delicately painted in deep tones of cobalt accented with 'heaping and piling', the interior with a central medallion enclosing a quatrefoil formal motif within a border of key-fret and trefoil strapwork around the sides, all below a 'classic' scroll at... [Lire la suite]


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