07 avril 2021

A finely painted blue and white lobed 'fruit and flower' bowl, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435)

Lot 130. A finely painted blue and white lobed 'fruit and flower' bowl, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435). Diameter 9 in., 22.8 cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 USD. Lot sold: 315,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.  of conical form, well potted with the flaring sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a six-lobed rim, finely painted in deep cobalt blue accentuated with characteristic 'heaping and piling', the interior centered with... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2017

A fine blue and white lobed 'fruit and flower' bowl, Xuande mark and period (1426–1435)

Lot 7. A fine blue and white lobed 'fruit and flower' bowl, Xuande mark and period (1426–1435). Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 USD. Lot sold 852,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's of conical form with straight flared sides, the rim indented to form six subtle lobes, the interior painted in dark tones of underglaze blue with a central medallion containing a fruiting and flowering peach spray within a triple circle, surrounded by six floral sprays of lotus, camellia, chrysanthemum and... [Lire la suite]