05 avril 2011

A Chinese Export famille-rose 'lotus' punch bowl. Qing dynasty, circa 1765.

A Chinese Export famille-rose 'lotus' punch bowl. Qing dynasty, circa 1765. Photo Sotheby's molded and painted on the exterior with large pink petals and painted on the interior with a single figure amidst flower sprigs. iameter 15 3/4 in. 40 cm Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 18,750 USD Sotheby's. Property of a Palm Beach Private Collector. 29 Mar 11. New York www.sothebys.com
11 octobre 2010

The Hoqua gift rhinoceros horn bowl a rhinoceros horn 'lotus' bowl. Ming dynasty, 15th century.

The Hoqua gift rhinoceros horn bowl, a rhinoceros horn 'lotus' bowl. Ming dynasty, 15th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's in the form of a lotus flower, the exterior and interior correspondingly carved with two rows of stylized lotus flower petals, the top row of the petals flaring to the foliate rim, the center realistically carved with a seed pod formed by scattered incised circles each with a dot in the centre, the horn of golden-yellow patina darkening in the well of the interior; 17.3 cm., 6 3/4 in.... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 19:30 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
28 mars 2010

Kangxi blue & white porcelains @ Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 23 Mar 2010.,New York

A blue and white 'lotus' bowl. Kangxi mark and period. photo Sotheby's the exterior decorated in the Ming style with a lotus scroll in rich cobalt-blue above a lappet band around the base, the interior with a central lotus medallion - diameter 6 3/8 in., 16.3 cm. Estimate 4,000—6,000 USD. Lot Sold 13,750 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's New York, 22nd March 1995, lot 283 A rare blue and white dated inkstone. Dated ad 1694 and of the period. photo Sotheby's of circular form, one side with recessed biscuit center, the... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2009

A rare carved Dingyao deep 'lotus' bowl, Song/Jin Dynasty

A rare carved Dingyao deep 'lotus' bowl, Song/Jin Dynasty Thinly potted with deep rounded walls rising to the slightly flared rim, supported on a short foot ring, the interior freely carved with a single undulating lotus spray bearing blossoms, the exterior carved with six vertical grooves, covered overall with an ivory-toned glaze pulling at crevices and stopping short of the unglazed rim and foot ring, box. 25.6cm (10in) diam. (2). Estimate: £70,000 - 90,000 - Unsold Provenance: A Canadian private collection,... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 16:45 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
15 mai 2009

A large blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

A large blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period Finely painted around the exterior with meandering lotus scrolls, above a band of overlapping upright leaves at the foot, the interior painted with a single lotus scroll medallion, carved wood stand. 41.4cm (16¼in) diam. (2). Sold for £15,600 Provenance: the estate of an English collector Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com