© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
A CLOISONNE ENAMEL ‘LOTUS’ BOWL, MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Katalognummer: CA0918-001
The bronze bowl with gilt rims and cloisonné enamels in white, imperial-blue, lemon-yellow, iron-red, turquoise, purple and emerald-green
China
16th century

The bowl with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly splayed foot to an thin rim, the exterior enameled with a continuous lotus scroll, the blooms alternately enameled in red, white, blue and yellow, all reserved against an imperial-blue ground, below a border of ruyi-shaped clouds, the foot circled by four wavy borders. The inside with a wavy pattern on white ground a large iron-red lotus flower in the center.

Shape: Bowl
Weight: 187 grams
Dimensions: 11,5 cm diameter
Condition: Very good original condition with no restorations whatsoever, small dents to the gilt foot rim, the enameling with a few open bubbles, some minor manufacturing flaws including crazing, one tiny chip, minuscule nibbling and old wear, overall as expected for an authentic Ming cloisonné piece
Provenance: Unite Kingdom private collection

Auction result comparison: CHINESE ART FROM CARAMOOR CENTER FOR MUSIC AND THE ARTS. Sotheby’s, 15 MARCH 2016, NEW YORK, lot 144. (for a pair of similar bowls)

明代景泰藍蓮花碗,16世紀
銅胎掐絲琺瑯,碗緣鎏金
中國,16世紀
品相良好,與年代相符,無任何修復
英國私人收藏

Nachverkauf:  verkauft/sold

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