A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze vase, meiping Ming dynasty
Lot 386
A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze vase, meiping Ming dynasty
Sold for HK$ 75,000 (US$ 9,671) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Cloisonné enamel from the Reid family collection (lots 384-414)
A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze vase, meiping
Ming dynasty
The curvacious body with waisted neck and high shoulders rising to a lipped rim, the exterior with stylised-lotus scrolls above an upward leaf lappet at the bottom, all enamelled in various colours of blue, red, green, yellow and white on a turquoise ground, the mouthrim and base gilded.
15cm high.

Footnotes

  • 明 銅胎掐絲琺瑯蓮花紋梅瓶

    Provenance 來源:
    H.R.N. Norton, London, 1946.

    Illustrated 出版:
    Canadian Antiques Collector. A Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts. 9th Annual Edition, June 1970, p.13, fig.3.

    A similar meiping cast with a four-character Jingtai mark is in the Palace Museum collection, see The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Metal-bodied Enamel Ware, Hong Kong, 2001, p.11, no.9. For another example in the National Palace Museum, see Enamel Ware in the Ming and Ch'ing Dynasties, Taipei, 1999, p.78. no.10.
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