© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
AN UNUSUAL CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL DOMED ‘LOTUS’ BOWL, MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Katalognummer: CA0918-002
The bronze bowl with gilt rims and cloisonné enamels in white, imperial-blue, lemon-yellow, iron-red, turquoise and purple
China
16th century

Standing on a small, flat, circular foot, the semi-spherical vessel unusually designed with a sprawling mouth, decorated throughout with scrolling designs of lotus and flowers on an imperial-blue ground, below a border of ruyi-shaped clouds, the foot circled by a lappet border. The inside is enameled with a wavy pattern on a white ground. The base is incised with a single character shou surrounded by flying bats.

Shape: Domed vessel
Weight: 154 grams
Dimensions: 11,5 cm diameter
Fair original condition with no restorations whatsoever, small dents to the gilt lip, the enameling with a few open bubbles, some manufacturing flaws including crazing, minor enamel loss and stress lines, old wear, overall still as expected for an authentic Ming cloisonné piece, the base possibly a later addition
Provenance: United Kingdom private collection

Auction result comparison: ASIAN ART. Bonham’s, 11 Sep 2014, LONDON, lot 155. (for another domed Ming cloisonné vessel)

稀有明代景泰藍蓮花碗,16世紀
銅胎掐絲琺瑯,碗緣鎏金
中國,16世紀
品相與年代相符,無修補,底部可能為後人添加
英國私人收藏

Nachverkauf:  verkauft/sold

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