A famille rose 'lotus' bowl Xuantong six-character mark and of the period
Lot 89
A famille rose 'lotus' bowl
Xuantong six-character mark and of the period
Sold for £8,125 (US$ 11,784) inc. premium

Lot Details
This lot is being sold under the Alpha Scheme
A famille rose 'lotus' bowl Xuantong six-character mark and of the period A famille rose 'lotus' bowl Xuantong six-character mark and of the period
A famille rose 'lotus' bowl
Xuantong six-character mark and of the period
The exterior brightly enamelled with two lotus groups, each with a central large fully-blossoming pink lotus flanked by three spreading green leaves, between two clumps of four lotus blooms in profile, all amidst delicate scrollwork, the interior painted in underglaze blue with a central lotus blossom surrounded by four leaves in the well, bordered by further lotus flowers and leaves amid foliate scrolls on the sides. 17.cm (6 7/8in) diam.

Footnotes

  • 清宣統 外粉彩內青花纏枝蓮紋碗 青花「大清宣統年製」楷書款

    It is unusual to find examples of fine porcelain specifically dated to the Xuantong reign, the last reign of the Qing Dynasty. Compare a very similar bowl dated to the Tongzhi reign illustrated in Treasures in the Royalty: The Official Kiln Porcelain of the Chinese Qing Dynasty, Shanghai, 2003, p.431.

Saleroom notices

  • This lot is sold through the Alpha scheme.
Activities
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:
A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:

25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.

The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalog for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Taxable

VAT at the prevailing rate on Hammer Price and Buyer's Premium.

Contacts
  1. Olivia Hamilton
    Specialist - Chinese Works of Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    580 Madison Avenue
    New York, United States 10022
    Work +1 917 206 1613
    FaxFax: +1 212 644 9007
Similar Items