Lot 177: A cloisonné enamel plate
November 28, 2016
Amsterdam, NetherlandsLive Auction
China, late Ming dynasty
With a decoration of six lotus flowers around a central medallion on a turquoise ground. On three curved feet.
Diam. 18.2 cm
- The Catharina Collection of Japanese and Chinese Cloisonné, the Netherlands
- Private collection, the Netherlands
S. Borstlap, Japans en Chinees Cloisonné, Emailkunst uit de Catharina collectie, Museum het Princessehof, Leeuwarden, 1992, page 12, cat. No. 6 (ill.)
The Catharina Collection was the largest private collection of Japanese and Chinese cloisonné enamel collected in the Netherlands. The collection was exhibited for the first time in 1992 in Museum het Princessehof in Leeuwarden, and afterwards from late 1992 to 1993 in the Koninklijke Museum van Kunst en Geschiedenis in Brussels after which the collection was put up for auction at Sotheby’s and was subsequently dispersed.