14 décembre 2012

Gold, turquoise, enamel, and diamond brooch/pendant, G.R. Sandoz, circa 1900

Gold, turquoise, enamel, and diamond brooch/pendant, G.R. Sandoz, circa 1900 - Photo Sotheby's The scene decorated in opaque enamel, depicting a lotus flower surrounded by water lillies, surmounted by two dragonflies, the wings set with Plique-à-jourenamel, highlighted with turquoise drops, circular- and single-cut diamonds,signed G.R.Sandoz, French assay marks, detachable brooch fitting. Estimation: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot. Vendu 27,500 GBP LITTERATURE: Cf: Alastair Duncan, 'The Paris Salons 1895-1914,... [Lire la suite]
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15 juillet 2012

Bowl with stylised lotus flowers. Longquan ware. Ming dynasty, about AD 1403–1435

Bowl with stylised lotus flowers. Stoneware, porcelain-type, with carved decoration and celadon glaze. Longquan ware 龍泉窯. Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區. Ming dynasty, about AD 1403–1435. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF 224 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 85 mm. Diameter: 190 mm. Longquan stoneware bowl with everted rim. The bowl has grey-green glaze. There is a 'split lotus' scroll carved on the interior and exterior, and a band of... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2011

A 'famille-rose' lotus flower covered bowl . Underglaze blue six-character seal mark Daoguang and of the period

A 'famille-rose' lotus flower covered bowl . Underglaze blue six-character seal mark Daoguang and of the period. photo Nagel Auctions The bowl has steep rounded sides and shallow footring. The domed cover fits over the rim and rises in three low tiers to a smaller dome supporting the spherical knob. The bowl is decorated with three overlapping rows of twelve lotus petals, shaded in pink with straight and wavy veins in darker pink, the tips of the upper row of petals showing below a narrow band of stamens with white stems and... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2009

A blue and white lotus flower jar. Ming dynasty, Jiajing period

A blue and white lotus flower jar. Ming dynasty, Jiajing period robustly potted, painted with a wide band of a meandering stem sprouting alternating large single and paired lotus flowers, together with large pads and trefoil leaves, skirted around the waisted foot by a border of stylised lappets, all below a band of peony scrolls around the shoulder and detached ruyi emblems tied with ribbons collaring the short flared neck. 33 cm., 13 in. Estimate 100,000—150,000 HKD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 08... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2008

A Fine And Rare Set Of 'Chicken-Bone' Jade Teapot In Form Of Lotus Flower And Cups,

A Fine And Rare Set Of 'Chicken-Bone' Jade Teapot In Form Of Lotus Flower And Cups, China, Qianlong period H. 10,5/6 cm - Good condition - Estimate 80 000 € Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong - Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, October 28th, 2002, lot 632 - Spink & Sons Ltd. London Note: Compare also with a teapot to a mid-Qing dynasty celadon bowl in the Palace Museum, Beijing, similarly carved with overlapping lotus petals around the exterior, each panel alternately inscribed with 'fu' and 'xi',... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2008

Two blue and white jars and covers. Vietnam, Late 15th/Early 16th Century

Two blue and white jars and covers. Vietnam, Late 15th/Early 16th Century Of compressed globular form with waisted necks, one painted with a band of chrysanthemum flower heads amid lingzhi fungus branches and the other with lotus on a similar ground, bordered by lotus flower lappets around the shoulder and overlapping lotus petals around the foot (chips, hairline cracks); one associated cover with a band of peony and foliage, the other with petals below the bud finial (chips, kiln flaw to one). 5 3/4 and 5 7/8in (15 and... [Lire la suite]