17 mars 2019

A large black tixi lacquer circular box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

A large black tixi lacquer circular box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1122. A large black tixi lacquer circular box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) diam. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019

 The cover carved through layers of red and black lacquer with a central star-like motif surrounded by pommel scroll, the sides carved en suite.

The Florence and Herbert Irving Collection.

ProvenanceKlaus F. Naumann, Tokyo, 1992.
The Irving Collection, no. 3808.

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


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