25 octobre 2016

A large ‘Longquan’ celadon 'lotus' bowl, Ming Dynasty, early 15th century

Lot 119. A large ‘Longquan’ celadon 'lotus' bowl, Ming Dynasty, early 15th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, carved around the exterior with leafy lotus scrolls and to the interior with a floral medallion encircled by tumultuous waves in the well, covered overall with a bluish-green glaze; 32 cm, 12 1/2  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM

03 octobre 2016

A fine famille-rose 'Lotus' Bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3603. A fine famille-rose 'Lotus' Bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. exquisitely enamelled on the exterior of the deep rounded sides with two registers of upright lotus petals radiating from the speckled green band encircling the short foot, all below a thin yellow-ground frieze detailed with pink stamens bordering the gilt rim, the footring similarly gilt, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2016

A rare yellow-ground 'yangcai' 'lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 265. A rare yellow-ground 'yangcai' 'lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, brilliantly enameled around the exterior with a continuous lotus scroll with stylized blooms, all reserved on a vibrant lemon-yellow ground, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue Diameter 6 3/4  in., 17.1 cm Provenance: Acquired in London in the... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2016

A 'Longquan' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 143. A 'Longquan' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279). Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's finely potted, the deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, the exterior subtly molded with overlapping lotus petals, covered overall save for the foot ring with a sea-green glaze, the foot ring fired to a brownish-orange, two Japanese wood boxes (5). Diameter 5 1/4  in., 13.3 cm  Notes: Bowls of this form appear to have been particularly... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Yuan dynasty

Lot 115. A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the gently rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, carved around the exterior with elegant overlapping lotus petals, covered overall with a rich sea-green glaze, stopping neatly above the foot ring to reveal the oxidized orange body, Japanese wood box (3). Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2016

A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279

Lot 804. A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The deep sides are carved on the exterior with overlapping petals and covered with an unctuous bluish-green glaze. The mouth is bound with a gilt-metal rim. 4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) diam. Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1934(Fletcher Fund). Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of... [Lire la suite]

14 août 2016

A Chinese blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 373. A Chinese blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000.Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) diameter Christie's. Living with Art, 23 - 24 August 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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19 juillet 2016

A pair of blue and white 'Lotus' bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 438. A pair of blue and white 'Lotus' bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 18,750 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's each decorated with a rosace below a classic scroll border repeated on the outer rim, the exterior with lotus leaves encircling the foot, the base inscribed with a four-character apocryphal Xuande mark; 9.9 cm., 3 7/8  in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Dec 2015
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20 juin 2016

Bol en grès Longquan, Dynastie des Song du Sud - Dynastie Yuan

Lot 12. Bol en grès Longquan, Dynastie des Song du Sud - Dynastie Yuan. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's le corps arrondi reposant sur un petit pied droit, l’intérieur incisé de deux fleurs de lotus, l’extérieur imitant les feuilles de lotus, recouvert d’une belle glaçure vert olive couvrant les bords. Diam. 20,5 cm; 8 1/8  in. A LONGQUAN CELADON 'LOTUS' BOWL, SOUTHERN SONG-YUAN DYNASTY Provenance: Collection of William Kenneth Slatcher C.V.O. (1926-1997), High... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2016

A Longquan celadon vase and a Longquan celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 645. A Longquan celadon vase and a Longquan celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 118,750 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the first with a bulbous body tapering to a long neck and surmounted by a wider everted rim, covered overall save for the footring with a greenish-grey glaze suffused with fine crackles; the second with the exterior modelled after overlapping petals, covered overall with a celadon glaze suffused with a network with... [Lire la suite]