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]
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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]
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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
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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]
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05 mars 2015

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

A carved 'Ding 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. finely potted with gently rounded conical sides rising from a short foot to a hexalobed rim, the interior deftly and freely carved with a single lotus flower with curling leaves, applied overall with an even ivory colored glaze pooling in characteristic tear-drops on the plain exterior, the rim unglazed - Diameter 8 1/2  in., 21.6 cm Notes: This bowl is representative of a... [Lire la suite]
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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]
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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]
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