13 juin 2018

Paire de vases double-gourde en laque bicolore sculpté, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe-XIXe siècle

  Lot 134. Paire de vases double-gourde en laque bicolore sculpté, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe-XIXe siècle; 33,5 cm, 13 1/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 EUR. Lot sold 85,000 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. entièrement sculptés de rinceaux feuillagés et des symboles bajixiang alternés dans le bulbe supérieur d'un médaillon enserrant le caractère Da et dans le bulbe inférieur le caractère Ji, socles (4). Ancienne collection particulière... [Lire la suite]

10 juin 2018

Petit plateau quadrilobé en laque rouge tixi, Fin de la dynastie Song-dynastie Yuan, fin du XIIIème siècle

Lot 167. Petit plateau quadrilobé en laque rouge tixi, Fin de la dynastie Song-dynastie Yuan, fin du XIIIème siècle. Longueur: 22 cm. (8 5/8 in.). Estimation: EUR 20,000 - EUR 30,000 (USD 23,627 - USD 35,440). Price realised EUR 43,750.  © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  De forme quadrilobée, il repose sur un petit pied droit. En laque rouge rehaussée d'une ligne noire, il est délicatement sculpté de volutes stylisées concentriques évoquant des nuages de ruyi. Le dos laqué... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2018

A cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 476. A cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; .6 cm, 2 1/4  in. Estimate 90,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 118,750 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the domed cover and the box crisply carved with flower blooms wreathed in dense foliage, the interior and the recessed base lacquered reddish-brown, the base incised with a Yongle mark. Note: Lacquer boxes of this small delicate size were generally used for keeping rouge or as incense box to hold aromatic pellets and... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2018

A rare large qiangjin and tianqi 'phoenix and crane' lacquer box and cover, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

Lot 3031. A rare large qiangjin and tianqi 'phoenix and crane' lacquer box and cover, Jiajing incised six-character mark in a vertical line and of the period (1522-1566); 16 ½ in. (42 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 550,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The cover is delicately incised to the top with a crane and phoenix in flight among a composite floral scroll. The rounded sides are similarly decorated with phoenix and crane amidst... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2018

A carved cinnabar lacquer ‘peony’ box and cover, Ming dynasty, early 15th century

Lot 2909. A carved cinnabar lacquer ‘peony’ box and cover, Ming dynasty, early 15th century; 5 13/16 in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 687,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The top of the cover is carved through the red lacquer to an ochre ground with a single peony blossom surrounded by leaves and buds. The sides of the box and cover are similarly carved with a mixed floral frieze comprising blossoming peony and chrysanthemum. The interiors and the... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2018

A rare carved cinnabar lacquer 'peony' dish, Second half 14th century

Lot 8. A rare carved cinnabar lacquer 'peony' dish, Second half 14th century; 18cm (7 1/8in) diam. (3). Estimate 750,000 - 1,000,000 HKD. Sold for HK$ 937,500 (€ 102,622) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 With shallow rounded sides resting on a short foot, the interior exquisitely carved in deep relief through the thick red lacquer with three large peony blossoms, the large furled petals enclosing the meticulously carved floral-diapered stamens, all amidst dense foliage of large leaves and... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2018

A twelve-leaf lacquer 'palace' screen, Qianlong, ciclycally dated to the Gengyin year, corresponding to 1770 and of the period

Lot 80. A twelve-leaf lacquer 'palace' screen, Qianlong, ciclycally dated to the Gengyin year, corresponding to 1770 and of the period; 221cm (87in) high x 338cm (133in) wide. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000. Sold for £ 23,750 (€ 27,189) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Finely painted with palace scenes filled with courtiers, musicians, and ladies, in the central palace named the Wen ye dian sits a Daoist dignitary before a Yin Yangsymbol, while a minister proffers a tortoise shell for divination, on... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2018

An inscribed red lacquer 'chrysanthemum' tea bowl and cover, Qianlong four-character seal marks and of the period

Lot 342. An inscribed red lacquer 'chrysanthemum' tea bowl and cover, Qianlong four-character seal marks and of the period, the inscription dated spring 1776; 10.3cm diam. Estimate HK$200,000 - 300,000. Sold for HK$ 1,072,000 (€ 113,078). © Bonhams 2001-2018  Supported on a splayed circular foot, the wide body curved upwards to a flared rim, the domed cover with a circular knop, decorated with raised vertical petals, all lacquered in brilliant red, the tip of the cover and the base of the bowl... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2018

A 'Tixi' black lacquer bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1366)

Lot 35. A 'Tixi' black lacquer bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1366); 13.2 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.  the rounded sides rising from a raised foot to an everted rim, the exterior deeply carved with a ruyi cloud scroll exposing the multiple layers of black and red to a yellow ground, the interior lacquered black. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 May 2018, 10:30 AM
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18 avril 2018

A large finely carved polychrome lacquer ‘chun’ box and cover, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 39. A large finely carved polychrome lacquer ‘chun’ box and cover, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 38 cm, 15 in. Estimate 110,000 — 150,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.  the cover finely and deeply carved through red, green, black and yellow layers with a circular panel enclosing the character chun (spring) centred with a medallion enclosing Shoulao and rising above a large bowl overflowing with auspicious emblems, reserved against red, green, brown and... [Lire la suite]