A red and black tixi lacquer bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) 

Lot 1121. A red and black tixi lacquer bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.

The sides carved through layers of red and black lacquer with two bands of ruyi-head pommels above a band of xiangcao scroll, the interior and base inset with silver liners.

ProvenanceRalph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 1989.
The Irving Collection, no. 2843.

Christie's. Lacquer, Jade, Bronze, Ink: The Irving Collection Day Sale, New York, 21 March 2019