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
21 juin 2017

A carved 'Longquan' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty,

Lot 533. A carved 'Longquan' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, 20.6 cm, 8 1/8  in. Estimate 60,000 -- 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 62,500 HKD.  Photo: Sotheby's. carved to the interior with a stylised leafy lotus blossom, surrounded by dense meandering lotus scrolls around the cavetto, all below a band of classic scrolls at the rim, the exterior similarly decorated, covered overall save for the footring with a lustrous olive-green glaze Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
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21 juin 2017

A large 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty

Lot 52. A large 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 21.6 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 60,000 -- 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD.  Photo: Sotheby's. with the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, the exterior carved with lotus petals, covered overall save for the foot rim with a soft sea-green glaze Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
20 juin 2017

A large carved 'Ding' white-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty

Lot 412. A large carved 'Ding' white-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty, 25.5 cm, 10 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  he interior deftly and freely carved with a lotus spray issuing blossoms and curled leaves, applied overall with an even ivory-coloured glaze, metal-bound rim, the base incised with a single character hua. Note: The present bowl displays all the characteristics attributed to ‘Ding’ wares known in museum... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2017

A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 405. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 13.7 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 525,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. with the five-lobed sides extending to an everted rim, the interior incised with a flower head, the exterior carved with petals, covered overall with a sage-green glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
19 juin 2017

A carved 'Ding' white-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty

Lot 397. A carved 'Ding' white-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty, 14.3 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 687,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of conical form, the interior deftly and freely carved with a single lotus flower with curling leaves, applied overall save for the rim with an ivory-tinged translucent glaze. Provenance: Acquired on 1st November 1988. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
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