Lot 3660. A rare carved cinnabar lacquer oval lobed dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 21.5 cm. Lot sold: 352,800 HKD (Estimate: 280,000 - 350,000). © 2021 Sotheby's
of oval lobed form, the shallow rounded sides resting on a short straight foot, the interior naturalistically carved with Wang Xizhi resting in a pavilion while looking out at a goose, the luxuriant landscape with large overhanging trees, the cavetto with a composite floral band, the exterior with a broad 'classic' scroll band, the base lacquered black.
Property from the Baoyizhai Collection.
Provenance: Keitaku Takagi (K.T. Lee).
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Imperial Jades from the De An Tang Collection, Hong Kong, 13 October 2021