14 novembre 2017

A 'Longquan' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 78. A 'Longquan' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). 18 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, the exterior carved with lotus petals, covered overall with a soft sea-green glaze, Japanese wood box. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 nov. 2017, 11:00 AM 

07 novembre 2017

A blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 180. A blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722). 16.3cm (6 3/8in) diam. Estimate GBP  5,000 - 8,000. Sold for £8,125 (€9,228). Photo: Bonhams. The finely potted bowl decorated with six lotus flower heads joined with a scrolling leafy meander, with a lappet border encircling the low foot rim, the interior with a further lotus blossom  Provenance: Christie's, London, 9 November 2010, lot 278. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 6 Nov 2017,... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2017

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Early Ming dynasty

Lot 256. A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Early Ming dynasty. 17.8 cm, 7 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.  the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot, the exterior subtly moulded with lotus petals, the interior carved with floral scrolls, covered overall with an olive-green glaze save for the foot ring. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 Nov 2017, 10:00 AM
21 octobre 2017

A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 64. A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566), 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. the exterior painted in bright cobalt blue with a continuous lotus scroll, the interior with a single lotus spray, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character mark within a double circle. Note: This elegant bowl is finely painted with soft washes of underglaze blue in a style that echoes the fabled porcelain wares of... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2017

A large blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Mark and period of Xuande

Lot 3677. A large blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Mark and period of Xuande (1426-1435), 29.5 cm, 11 5/8  in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 HKD. Lot sold for 3,220,000. Photo: Sotheby's. sturdily potted with thick deep rounded walls resting on a short foot, the exterior finely decorated in shaded tones of cobalt blue with eight lotus blooms borne on and wreathed by undulating foliate scrolls above a border of upright lotus petal lappets, all between two bands enclosing clouds... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2017

A doucai 'lotus' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 27. A doucai 'lotus' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 5 in., 12.6 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot Sold 15,000 USD Photo: Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, the exterior decorated with three detached lotus sprays, each detailed with two blossoms borne on a stylized leafy foliate stem, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a further lotus spray, the base with a six-character seal mark in... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2017

A rare early Ming Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 4243. A rare early Ming Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century, 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 375,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 , Standing on a small cylindrical foot, the bowl is carved to the exterior of the flaring sides with two bands of upright lotus petals below a classic scroll near the mouth rim, the centre of the interior with a lotus blossom at the medallion and a keyfret band below the mouth rim. The bowl is... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2017

Bowl with underglaze blue lotus flowers, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period, AD 1426–35

Bowl with underglaze blue lotus flowers, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period, AD 1426–35, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration and yellow glaze. Height: 80 mm, Diameter: 171 mm. Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF.682 © 2017 Trustees of the British Museum Porcelain bowl with rounded sides, everted mouthrim and wide foot. There are scrolling lotus flowers and leaves between a band of squared spirals at the mouthrim, a band of separated lotus flowers, classic... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2017

A fine and rare large 'Ding' 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 252. A fine and rare large 'Ding' 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 26cm., 10 1/4 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 48,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. each of the six gently curved petal-shaped lobes springing from a short straight foot, freely incised to the interior with a lotus medallion encircled by leafy scrolling lotus, covered overall in a clear ivory glaze, the rim copper bound. Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London (paper label to... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2017

A pair of blue and white 'Lotus' bowls, Marks and period of Tongzhi (1865-1875)

Lot 688. A pair of blue and white 'Lotus' bowls, Marks and period of Tongzhi (1865-1875); 16.8 cm, 6 5/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 68,750 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. each painted to the exterior with six lotus blossoms borne on undulating foliate scrolls, the interior centered with a lotus medallion, the base with a six-character reign mark Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27th October 1992, lot 76. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017