22 juillet 2023

Bowl (Wan) with Lotus Petals (Lianzi) and Floral Scrolls, Early Ming dynasty, about 1368-1450

Bowl (Wan) with Lotus Petals (Lianzi) and Floral Scrolls, Early Ming dynasty, about 1368-1450. Wheel-thrown porcelain with blue painted decoration under clear glaze. Height: 4 1/16 in (10.2 cm); Diameter: 8 3/16 in. (20.9 cm). Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Ernest Larsen Blanck Memorial Collection (53.41.5). © MUSEUM ASSOCIATES 2023 Bibliography: Lentz, Thomas W., and Glenn D. Lowry.  Timur and the Princely Vision.  Los Angeles:  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1989.
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11 décembre 2019

A rare blue and white lianzi bowl, Xuande six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 1520. A rare blue and white lianzi bowl, Xuande six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1426-1435); 8 1/8 in. (20.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 540,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Well potted and painted in inky-blue tones with a bold design of narrow petal flutes around the steep rounded sides rising from a narrow foot, below a key-fret border around the mouth rim, the interior finely painted with a sprig of berries... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2019

A fine and rare early Ming blue and white lianzi bowl, Xuande six-character mark within double circles and of the period

Lot 1513. A fine and rare early Ming blue and white lianzi bowl, Xuande six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1426-1435); 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 3,256,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Finely potted with deep rounded sides rising straight to the mouth rim, the centre of the interior painted with a fruiting and flowering pomegranate spray within a double-circle medallion, surrounded by a lotus scroll on... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2019

A fine and rare early Ming blue and white lianzi bowl, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 560. A fine and rare early Ming blue and white lianzi bowl, Yongle period (1403-1425); 4 in. (10.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,174,100. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002 Thinly potted in a rounded conical shape, the exterior is painted in deep violet-blue tones with elongated lappets interlinked with delicate pomegranate silhouettes enclosing trefoils, below a key-fret band at the rim, the interior centred with a stylised floral motif encircled by... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2019

Ming dynasty blue and white porcelains sold at Christie's London, 16 November 1998

Lot 55. A blue and white saucer-dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 13 in. (35 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 20,700. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 Painted in a rich cobalt blue with characteristic 'heaping and piling' visible in areas, to the centre with a ribboned lotus bouquet, within three concentric bands, the well with leafy scrolling tendrils issuing peony, lotus and chrysanthemum blooms, below a classic-scroll border, the exterior with a similar... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

A rare incised and anhua-decorated 'sweet-white' glazed lianzi bowl, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425)

 Lot 3305. A rare incised and anhua-decorated 'sweet-white' glazed lianzi bowl, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425); 16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000. Lot Sold 1,062,500 HKD (136,861 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. thinly and superbly potted with deep rounded sides converging to a pointed base, supported on a narrow, gently tapering foot, the central interior incised with a stylised flower, encircled by a floral band and interlocking strapwork... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2017

Lianzi [lotus-seed] bowl, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lianzi [lotus-seed] bowl, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424), Jingdezhen, porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. Diameter: 14 cm, Height: 7 cm. Bequeathed by Mrs. Walter Sedgwick, 1968,0422.28 © 2017 Trustees of the British Museum  This lianzi [lotus-seed] bowl has deep conical sides which emerge from a very narrow foot ring and curve slightly inwards at the rim. The glazed base rises to a central nipple. Beneath a blue-white glaze it is painted in dark cobalt blue with concentric bands of... [Lire la suite]
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