18 octobre 2009

Two Ming celadon-glazed from the Edward (Ted) Wrangham collection @ Bonhams

A fine large celadon-glazed barbed-rim dish, 14th/early 15th century © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Centrally impressed with a large single flowering lotus spray within a roundel, the fluted well carved with clusters of foliage, the flat rim with a crisply potted barbed edge, the decoration on the well repeated on the underside, the glaze of rich lustrous tone and even pale colour. 42cm (16½in) wide.- Estimate: £2,500 - 3,500, HK$31,000 - 44,000 Provenance: Edward (Ted) Wrangham, O.B.E. (1928-2009) Collection ... [Lire la suite]