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.
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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