18 avril 2018

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

Lot 60. A fine and rare carved 'Ding' 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 21.8 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 260,000 — 300,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of lobed form and finely potted, the gently sloping sides rising from a short spreading foot to an everted rim, deftly carved to the interior with scrolling leafy lotus sprays, applied overall with an even ivory-coloured glaze with characteristic teardrops at the base, the rim mounted with metal, Japanese wood box. Quantity:... [Lire la suite]

17 avril 2018

A fine doucai 'Lotus' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850) 

Lot 2296. A fine doucai 'Lotus' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The rounded sides of the bowl are delicately painted in underglaze blue and enamelled in the doucai technique with three double-lotus sprays issuing leafy tendrils. The interior is decorated with a medallion enclosing a single lotus stalk, the petals... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2018

A 'Ding'-type 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 668. A 'Ding'-type 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 5 7/8  in., 14.9 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. thinly potted, the deep, slightly rounded sides rising from a tall spreading foot, the outer walls molded and carved with three rows of lotus petals creating a surface of ribbed undulating peaks, covered overall in an even, ivory-colored glaze save for a section at the recessed base. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 march 2018, 10:00 AM
25 janvier 2018

A large blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 239. A large blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566); diameter 11 5/8 in., 29..5 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 31,250 USD. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2010. painted around the body in bright blue with a continuous band of lotus flowers issuing from leafy scrolls, between a double line encircling the rim and base, the interior with plain sides and a large medallion enclosing four lotus flowers, all within a double line border... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2018

A white-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 597. A white-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 15.5cm., 6 1/8 in. Estimate 800 — 1,200 GBP. Lot sold 800 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008  the flaring sides moulded as lotus leaves rising from a short straight base, covered overall in a white glaze.  Provenance: Peter Boode, London (according to label). Exhibited: Mostra D'Art Cinese, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1954, cat. no. 587.  Literature: Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Lotus' bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 559. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Lotus' bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 16cm., 6 1/4 in. Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 GBP. Lot sold 16,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008. the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an incurved mouth, carved around the exterior with over-lapping lotus petals and covered overall with a soft bluish-green glaze suffused with crackles, the rim metal bound.  Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe... [Lire la suite]

21 janvier 2018

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

Lot 549. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 11.5cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimate 200 — 300 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a lobed rim, the interior shaped as a leaf with incised veins and applied in high relief with a tiny tortoise, covered overall with a deep olive-green glaze suffused with crackles. Exhibited: Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1947, cat. no. 80. Literature: Bo... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2018

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

Lot 548. A celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 16.5cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 600 — 800 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, freely carved to the interior with leafy stems of lotus and covered overall in a sea-green glaze. Provenance: F. Low-Beer & Co., New York Exhibited: Kunst Industri Musee, Copenhagen, 1950, cat. no. 361. Helsingfors, Helsinki, 1956, cat. no. 140. ... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2018

A 'Longquan' 'Lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 547. A 'Longquan' 'Lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279); 15cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 200 — 300 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a slightly everted rim, carved around the exterior with overlapping lotus leaves and covered overall with a bluish-green glaze. Exhibited: Helsingfors, Helsinki, 1956, cat. no.141 (according to label). Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection,... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2018

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

Lot 530. A Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 12.6cm., 5in. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP. Lot sold 8,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a slightly incurved broad mouth, carved around the exterior with over-lapping lotus petals and covered overall with a soft bluish-green glaze save for the rim and footring burnt orange in firing. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe... [Lire la suite]