16 août 2019

An unusual carved red lacquer rectangular tray, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 1186. An unusual carved red lacquer rectangular tray, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Carved with a scene depicting the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove, and two attendants in a pavilion, the interior and exterior of the sides carved with birds perched in flowering branches of prunus and camellia. Note: Compare another carved red lacquer tray of slightly smaller size (40.3 cm.), carved with the... [Lire la suite]

12 août 2019

Two rare carved red lacquer four-tiered boxes and covers, 16th century at Christie's NY 26 March 2010

 Lot 1185. A rare carved red lacquer lobed hexagonal four-tiered box and cover, 16th century; 6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The cover carved with a scholar seated in a waterside pavilion as he watches ducks swimming nearby, the sides of the cover and tiers carved through the red lacquer to an ochre ground with chrysathemum scroll, box, cloth pouch. Prperty from the Estate of James H. Kelley. Provenance: Acquired circa... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A rare Ming carved cinnabar lacquer brush and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 3087. A rare Ming carved cinnabar lacquer brush and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm) long. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price Realized HKD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2010 The cylindrical shaft delicately carved in deep relief with a Daoist monk holding a brush in his hand under a pine tree, his attendant holding a scroll for his master to write upon, reserved on a geometric oblong ground, the cover and the end of the brush finely decorated with... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A rare Ming carved black tixi lacquer circular box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3085. A rare Ming carved black tixi lacquer circular box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 7 1/8 in. (18 cm) diam. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price Realized HKD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2010 The top surface of the cover is finely carved in deep relief through layers of black and red lacquer with bands of ruyi scrolls radiating from a central stylised flower-head, the scrolls extending to the gently curved sides of the cover and box, the base and interior... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A finely carved cinnabar lacquer rectangular tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3083. A finely carved cinnabar lacquer rectangular tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 14 7/8 in. (37.7 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 325,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2010 The rectangular tray raised on four short tab-feet, finely carved to the interior depicting three travelling scholars accompanied by their attendants variously holding a fan, a qinand a basket of fruit, one of the immortals shown beside a deer holding... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A Ming Yunnan cinnabar lacquer tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3079. A Ming Yunnan cinnabar lacquer tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm) wide. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 220,000. Price Realized HKD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2010 The tray with indented corners, deeply carved to the front with four mythical beasts galloping around a lotus head, enclosed within a floral border, the reverse side with chrysanthemum bloom above a double-ring band around the foot, the base applied with brownish-black lacquer, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2019

A very rare Ming cinnabar tixi lacquer bracket-lobed lozenge-shaped tray, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 3077. A very rare Ming cinnabar tixi lacquer bracket-lobed lozenge-shaped tray, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price Realized HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2010 The mouth rim in the shape of eight elegant brackets with the highest points forming the four corners, the interior carved at the centre with a stylised floral bloom, surrounded by four confronted pairs of spectacle-shaped ruyi scroll, within bands of... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A finely carved cinnabar lacquer circular box, cover and tray, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century 

Lot 3076. A finely carved cinnabar lacquer circular box, cover and tray, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century. The tray, 6 1/2 in. (16.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,200,000. Price Realized HKD 2,060,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2010 The domed cover well carved through multiple layers of cinnabar lacquer with a central hexagonal lotus seed pod encircled by a band of interlocking lozenge design, the gently rounded sides of the cover and box deeply carved with stylised... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A rare inscribed mother-of-pearl inlaid tiered lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 111. A rare inscribed mother-of-pearl inlaid tiered lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 25.8cm., 10 1/8 in. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 37,250 GBP. © Sotheby's of hexagonal form with two tiers and one false tier on the cover, the cover finely inlaid with a scene of a scholar with their attendants in a courtyard of a pavilion arriving on horseback, the sides inlaid with six horizontal bands containing lobed cartouches on each... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 25. A carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566); 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Lot Sold 15,000 GBP. © Sotheby's of rectangular form, finely carved overall with leafy lychee sprigs reserved on a floret-diaper ground, the interior and base lacquered black, the base incised and gilt with the six-character partially erased mark. Provenance: An old Japanese Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]