A gilt-bronze and cloisonne-enamelled 'lotus' bowl Yuan dynasty
Lot 384
A gilt-bronze and cloisonne-enamelled 'lotus' bowl Yuan dynasty
Sold for HK$ 62,500 (US$ 8,064) inc. premium
Lot Details
Property from an important private collection (lots 381-403)
A gilt-bronze and cloisonne-enamelled 'lotus' bowl
Yuan dynasty
Finely worked on the exterior with six stylised lotus scrolls interspersed with barbed leaves above a band of upward leaf lappet borders, the exterior enamelled with white, yellow, red, blue and green colours on turquoise ground.
13.5cm diam.

Footnotes

  • 元 銅胎掐絲琺瑯大朵纏枝番蓮碗

    Provenance 來源:
    Christie's London, 9 June 1994, lot 94

    For a related example in the Palace Museum, Beijing, see Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum. Enamels 1. Yuan and Ming Dynasties, Beijing 2011, p.75, no.13. See also another in the Pierre Uldry collection, illustrated in Helmut Brinker & Albert Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné: The Pierre Uldry Collection, Zurich, 1989, no.20 & 21. For another example sold at auction, see Christie's Hong Kong, 2 November 1999, lot 798.
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