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.
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.
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:
Buyer's Premium Rates 25% on the first HKD800,000 of the Hammer Price 20% from HKD800,001 to HKD1,000,000 of the Hammer Price 12% on the excess over HKD1,000,000 of the Hammer Price.
For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licences please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.