6 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 7,500
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL LOBED JARDINIERE
Formed with six bracket-lobed sides, well enamelled on each side with a bat above lotus blooms and foliage, the rim with classic lotus scroll, the underside of the rim with a band of ruyi, all raised on three ruyi feet around the base decorated with a floral honeycomb pattern
8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam.
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For a tripod dish with similar cell-pattern ground to the base see H. Brinker and A. Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné: The Pierre Uldry Collection, The Asia Society Galleries, New York, 1989, no. 239 and a basin with similar design to the interior, no.238.
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