02 avril 2014

A pair of doucai 'lotus' bowls, Marks and period of Yongzheng

A pair of doucai 'lotus' bowls, Marks and period of Yongzheng. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 each body with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, finely painted and enamelled to the interior with a medallion enclosing leafy strapwork, the exterior with three leafy lotus panels divided by smaller pendent floral panels, the base with an underglaze blue six-character reign mark; 10.2 cm., 4 in. Estimate 1,600,000 — 1,800,000 HKD Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 31st October 1995, lot... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2014

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

A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period. Photo Sotheby's. delicately painted on the exterior with three stylized lotus sprays alternating with floral arabesques and leaves, the interior with a single stylized floral spray within double circles, six-character mark in underglaze blue. Diameter 4 in., 10.1 cm. Estimation 15,000 — 20,000 USD Provenance: Christie's London, 9th November 1983, lot 198.C.C. Teng & Co., Taipei, 1992 The mark on this bowl is quite unusual, though a similar mark can be found on a... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2013

A fine blue and white 'Lotus' Bowl, Mark and period of Xuande

A fine blue and white 'Lotus' Bowl, Mark and period of Xuande. Photo: Sotheby's. well potted with steep rounded sides resting on a short foot, painted in contrasting tones of deep cobalt-blue to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a pomegranate spray, encircled by six stylised lotus blooms, on a continuous meandering leafy stem, all beneath a key-fret band at the rim, the exterior with two overlapping bands of slender upright lappets beneath a band of crested waves, the base... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2013

A Fine blue and White 'Lotus' (lianzi) Bowl, Mark and Period of Xuande

A Fine blue and White 'Lotus' (lianzi) Bowl,Mark and Period of Xuande. photo Sotheby's of conical form, finely potted in the shape of a lotus bud (lianzi), with deep rounded sides and a pointed base resting on a cylindrical foot, delicately painted in soft shaded tones of cobalt, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a formal quatrefoil leaf-like motif encircled by a border of florets and strokes, and further wreathed by... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2013

A Very Fine and Rare blue and White 'Lotus' (lianzi) Bowl, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period - Sotheby's

A Very Fine and Rare blue and White 'Lotus' (lianzi) Bowl, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period - Sotheby's finely potted in the shape of a lotus bud (lianzi), the steep rounded sides and pointed base supported on a small cylindrical foot, delicately painted in deep tones of cobalt accented with 'heaping and piling', the interior with a central medallion enclosing a quatrefoil formal motif within a border of key-fret and trefoil strapwork around the sides, all below a 'classic' scroll at... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2012

A Blue and White 'Lotus' Bowl, Kangxi Mark and Period

A Blue and White 'Lotus' Bowl, Kangxi Mark and Period - Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flaring rim, painted to the interior with a medallion enclosing a single lotus spray, 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 six-character Kangxi mark within a double-circle; 19.2cm., 7 5/8 in. Estimation: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP ... [Lire la suite]


30 septembre 2012

A Fine Blue And White 'Lotus' Bowl Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period

A Fine Blue And White 'Lotus' Bowl. Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period - Photo Sotheby's of deep rounded conical form with a convex base and a straight foot, the interior centred with a medallion enclosing a foliate spray of loquat within a double-line border, surrounded by alternating chrysanthemum and camellia borne on a scrolling foliate stem with attendant buds, all below a border of crested waves at the rim, the exterior decorated with a band... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2012

A fine and large 'Ding' 'Lotus' Bowl. Song Dynasty

A fine and large 'Ding' 'Lotus' Bowl. Song Dynasty. photo Sotheby's the finely potted body of slightly rounded flared form rising from a short spreading foot to an everted indented rim, freely carved to the interior with a large leafy lotus spray, covered overall with an ivory glaze pooling in characteristic teardrops down the exterior; 25cm., 9 3/4 in. Lot 88. Estimation 50,000-70,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2nd May 2000, lot 588. NOTE DE CATALOGUE: This elegant bowl... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2012

A Ming blue and white 'Lotus' Bow. Zhengde underglaze blue four-character mark and of the period, (1506-1521)

A Ming blue and white  'Lotus' Bow. Zhengde underglaze blue four-character mark and of the period, (1506-1521).  photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The bowl has deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot. The exterior is painted with clusters of lotus leaves and flower-heads. 8¼ in. (20.7 cm.) diam. Lot 355. Estimate  £40,000 - £60,000 Notes: An identical bowl from the Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1963, is illustrated in The World's Great Collections, Oriental... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2012

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

Bowl with lotus flowers.  Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration. Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮. Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period, AD 1426–35. Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art.  PDF.682. AN382338001. British Museum. Copyright SOAS  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 scrolls around... [Lire la suite]


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