23 avril 2017

A very rare Tianqi and Qiangjin lacquer lobed table and stand, Late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 322. A very rare Tianqi and Qiangjin lacquer lobed table and stand, Late 16th-early 17th century; 42cm (16 1/2in) wide (2). Estimate £30,000 - 35,000 (€36,000 - 42,000). Photo: Bonhams. The table of lobed six-sided form, the top panel painted with elaborate pavilions and rocks amidst wispy clouds and foaming waves within a leiwen border, all above a diaper waist gilt with flower heads, resting on a bombe apron carved with interlocking barbed cartouches enclosing the 'Auspicious Emblems'... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2017

A rare Tianqi and Qiangjin lacquer rectangular cabinet, Late Ming Dynasty

Lot 323. A rare Tianqi and Qiangjin lacquer rectangular cabinet, Late Ming Dynasty; 39.5cm (15 1/2in) wide x 23cm 9in) deep x 40cm (15 6/8in) high. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 (€18,000 - 24,000). Photo: Bonhams. The cabinet with a detachable front panel concealing a shelf; the top, rear, two sides and front panels each carved through layers of red and black lacquer with a barbed cartouche enclosing magpies hovering over convoluted and pitted rocks issuing sprigs of blossoming lotus flowers and peonies, the base... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

A black tixi lacquer two-tiered box and cover, 16th century

Lot 321. A black tixi lacquer two-tiered box and cover, 16th century; 14cm (5 1/2in) high. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,400 - 3,600). Photo: Bonhams. Deeply carved around the exterior with continuous pommel scrolls, a central quatrefoil floret on the flattened cover, the interiors and base lacquered dark brown.   Note: Compare with a similar circular two-tiered box and cover with slightly different pommel-head design and of predominantly red colour, mid-Ming dynasty, illustrated in The Complete... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

A carved cinnabar lacquer square tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 140. A carved cinnabar lacquer square tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 17.4 cm, 6 7/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.   with canted incurved corners and shallow rounded sides, supported on a straight foot of corresponding shape, the interior elaborately carved with a scene depicting a group of scholars on horseback riding to a pavilion with their assistants, the landscape laden with verdant vegetation and rocky cliffs, the exterior with four sinuous writhing dragons... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2017

A cinnabar lacquer quatrelobed dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 139. A cinnabar lacquer quatrelobed dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.   with shallow rounded sides supported on a short straight foot, deeply carved through  the red and black lacquer layers to the interior with ruyi-shaped cloud scrolls, the exterior similarly carved, the base lacquered dark brown, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 10 mai 2017, 02:00 PM
23 avril 2017

A cinnabar lacquer four-tiered box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 153. A cinnabar lacquer four-tiered box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12.2 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.   of square section with indented corners, the cover with a figure seated below a pine tree in a terraced garden, all against a floral diapered ground and finely incised undulating lines figuring the sky, the lobed tiers with a single continuous lotus scroll, the interior and base lacquered black, all supported on a short raised foot encircled by... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2017

A carved cinnabar lacquer ovoid 'lychee' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 152. A carved cinnabar lacquer ovoid 'lychee' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 12,000 — 16,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the box with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, finely carved around the exterior in medium relief with a band of fruiting lychee branches reserved on a floret-diaper ground, all between narrow lappet and keyfret bands at the foot and rim, the domed cover similarly decorated, the interior and base lacquered black, Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

A 'tixi' lacquer seven-tiered box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 145. A 'tixi' lacquer seven-tiered box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 30 cm, 11 3/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  of quatrelobed section and supported on a short foot, the exterior deeply carved through multiple alternating layers of black and red lacquer, the cover with two rows of robust ruyi-shaped cloud scrolls enclosing a five-pointed star, each tier with a single row of scrolls alternating on each level between pendant... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

A black lacquer 'tixi' tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 144. A black lacquer 'tixi' tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century, 22 cm, 8 5/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  of circular form, the shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to a thickly rolled rim, deeply carved through black and red lacquer layers with two rows of ruyi-shaped cloud scrolls enclosing a five-pointed star in the centre, the exterior similarly decorated with a foliate scroll, the base lacquered brown, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2017

A black lacquer 'tixi' bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 143. A black lacquer 'tixi' bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century, 15.7 cm, 6 3/16  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the rounded sides rising from a raised foot to an everted rim, the exterior deeply carved through layers of black and red lacquer with ruyi-shaped cloud scrolls, the interior and base along with the rims lined with a metal alloy fitting. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 10 mai 2017, 02:00 PM
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