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3507

A fine and very rare blue and white 'lotus scroll' vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, Yongle period | 明永樂 青花纏枝蓮紋梅瓶

A fine and very rare blue and white 'lotus scroll' vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, Yongle period | 明永樂 青花纏枝蓮紋梅瓶

A fine and very rare blue and white 'lotus scroll' vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, Yongle period | 明永樂 青花纏枝蓮紋梅瓶

A fine and very rare blue and white 'lotus scroll' vase, meiping,

Ming dynasty, Yongle period

明永樂 青花纏枝蓮紋梅瓶


superbly and elegantly potted with a full rounded shoulder rising at a gently flaring angle from the unglazed base and surmounted by a short waisted neck, skilfully painted in shades of cobalt blue with a wide frieze of lotus scrolls, the flowers rendered set in scene by a network of scrolling steams arranged in curvilinear patterns, between two bands encircling the shoulder and lower body, the first delicately detailed with fruiting sprays of pomegranate, lychee, peach, and crab apple, and the other enclosing flowering sprays of pomegranate, peony, chrysanthemum and camellia


31.4 cm

In overall excellent condition. Two small areas of the glaze at the shoulder appear to be lightly buffed.


整體品相完好。器肩釉面兩小處見輕磨,或為修飾窰燒斑點。


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 15th/16th November 1988, lot 122.


香港蘇富比1988年11月15-16日,編號122

Exhibition of Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of the Kau Chi Society of Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 1981, cat. no. 62.


《求知雅集珍藏中國古陶瓷展》,香港,1981年,編號62

Exhibition of Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of the Kau Chi Society of Chinese Art, Art Gallery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1981-82.


《求知雅集珍藏中國古陶瓷展》,香港中文大學文物館,香港,1981-82年