29 août 2015

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the curved flaring sides rising from a tapered foot, the exterior molded with overlapping lappets, covered overall in a translucent gray-green glaze stopping neatly above the footring to reveal the gray body, wood stand (2). Diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm Property from the collection of John F. Lewis, Jr,  Provenance: Acquired in the 1970s or 80s.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New... [Lire la suite]

23 août 2015

A Qingbai carved 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty

A Qingbai carved 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. thinly potted, the deep flaring sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, freely carved to the interior with an undulating leafy lotus scroll, the exterior undecorated, applied overall with a glossy ice-blue glaze. Diameter 7 7/8  in., 20 cm Provenance: On loan to the Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama, 1988-2015.  Sotheby's. Monochrome, New York, 15 sept. 2015
Posté par Alain Truong à 23:21 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
15 juillet 2015

A blue and white 'lotus' bowl and a blue and white 'cranes and clouds' inkwell, mark and period of Jiajing & Wanli period

A blue and white 'lotus' bowl and a blue and white 'cranes and clouds' inkwell ; bowl: mark and period of Jiajing, inkwell: Ming dynasty, Wanli period, jin shen jia qi  mark. Estimate  70,000 — 100,000  HKD.  Lot Sold. 75,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides of the bombé body painted on the exterior in inky cobalt blue with lotuses in cloud shaped panels and a band of reverse-decorated designs below the slightly flared mouthrim, a six-character mark within double circles, the... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2015

A pair of fine blue and white 'Lotus' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang

A pair of fine blue and white 'Lotus' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang. Estimate  100,000 — 150,000  HKD.  Lot Sold. 175,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's finely potted with shallow everted sides, each decorated around the exterior with five lotus heads wreathed in scrolling foliage, between a 'classic' scroll at the rim and a border of ruyi around the base, the interior similarly painted with a medallion of lotus, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 19:14 - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
31 mai 2015

A superb incised 'Ding' 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty

A superb incised 'Ding' 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD (180,010 - 240,013 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the wide rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the interior incised in swift strokes with a large stylised lotus rising from scrolled leaves, applied overall save for the rim with a pale ivory glaze, pooling in characteristic tear-drops down the exterior towards the low footring - 21 cm., 8 1/4  in. Property from a private East Asian collection... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 17:21 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
11 mai 2015

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

A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Kangxi mark and period. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (8,139 - 10,852 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, painted in vibrant tones of underglaze-blue, with a medallion enclosing a single lotus spray to the interior, surrounded by undulating lotus scrolls, the rim encircled by a narrow band of demi lotus florets and curled lotus leaves, the decoration repeated on the exterior, inscribed to the base with a... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 09:53 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,


29 avril 2015

A coral-ground reserve-decorated 'Lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period

A coral-ground reserve-decorated 'Lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 CHF (108,520 - 162,780 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently flared rim, the exterior covered in brilliant coral-red enamel, decorated in reserve with stylised lotus blooms borne on meandering leafy scrolls, the outlines of the leaves and petals pencilled in iron-red, the interior glazed white, inscribed to the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2015

A fine pair of coral-ground reserve-decorated 'Lotus' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period

A fine pair of coral-ground reserve-decorated 'Lotus' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 CHF (108,520 - 162,780 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. each body with deep rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to an everted rim, painted around the exterior in reverse technique with leafy scrolls of lotus, hibiscus and peony reserved on a rich coral red ground, the interior glazed white, the base with seal mark in underglaze-blue. Quantity: 2... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2015

A small carved 'Ding' 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty

A small carved 'Ding' 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of deep form with rounded sides rising to an unglazed rim, freely carved on the interior with a single lotus spray, covered overall with a creamy ivory-white glaze - Diameter 3 3/4  in., 9.5 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Works of Art New York, 17 mars 2015, 02:00 PM
Posté par Alain Truong à 18:56 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
05 mars 2015

A finely carved 'Ding' 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty

A finely carved 'Ding' 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. well-potted with flared slightly rounded sides rising from a low small ring foot to the everted rim, the interior deftly carved with a large lotus flower borne on a leafy stem encircled by a winding lotus stem issuing another blossom, small curling leaves and a single larger leaf in profile with a pronounced crimped-edge, the semi-translucent glaze applied overall, pooling into the recessed... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 18:25 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,