© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL ‘LOTUS’ CUPSTAND, MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Katalognummer: CA0918-003
The bronze cup-stand with gilt rims and cloisonné enamels in white, imperial-blue, lemon-yellow, iron-red, turquoise, midnight-blue and dark-brown
China
16th century

The interior cast with a domed ring to the center with a flat well and everted rim. Brightly enameled against an intense imperial-blue ground with undulating lotus scrolls, the rim with leafy lingzhi bands on a white ground. The underside with further leafy lingzhi and blossom bands.

Shape: Cup-stand
Weight: 209 grams
Dimensions: 17 cm diameter
Condition: Very good original condition with no restorations whatsoever, the bare bronze on the bottom with extensive wear to the coating, small dents to the gilt rims, the enameling with a few open bubbles, some minor manufacturing flaws including crazing, minuscule nibbling and old wear, overall as expected for an authentic Ming cloisonné piece
Provenance: Unite Kingdom private collection

Auction result comparison: FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART. Sotheby’s, 15 MAY 2013, LONDON, lot 262. (for a similar cup stand)

明代景泰藍蓮花盏托,16世紀
銅胎掐絲琺瑯,外輪鎏金
中國,16世紀
品相與年代相符,整體良好,無任何修補
英國私人收藏

Nachverkauf:  verkauft/sold

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