A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze 'lotus' dish Ming dynasty

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Lot 303
A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze 'lotus' dish Ming dynasty

Sold for HK$ 11,250 (US$ 1,446) inc. premium
Property from the Reid family collection, to be sold without reserve (lots 303-313)
A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze 'lotus' dish
Ming dynasty
Rising from three extended flat feet, the central medallion issuing stylised lotus blossoms, bordered by double bands of cloud scrolls, all enamelled in white, yellow, red, blue and green on a turquoise ground, the rim and base gilded.
17cm wide.

Footnotes

  • 明 銅胎掐絲琺瑯蓮花紋盤

    Provenance 來源:
    Anderson, Bexhill-on-Sea, England, 1951.

    Compare a similar shaped but slightly larger dish with different decorative motif and Xuande six-character mark in the Palace Museum collection, see The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Metal-bodied Enamel Ware, Hong Kong, 2001, p.30, no.28.
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