15 octobre 2019

A finely carved lobed  cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 15. A finely carved lobed  cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 12 ¾ in. (32.5 cm.) diameter. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Crisply carved in high relief to the upper surface with a raised central cartouche depicting a gathering of four immortals and two attendants in a mountainous landscape with rocks, pine and wutong trees, all enclosed within a peach, bat and peony border,... [Lire la suite]

15 octobre 2019

A finely carved pair of Chinese cinnabar lacquer boxes and covers, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

Lot 14. A finely carved pair of Chinese cinnabar lacquer boxes and covers, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795); 10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000. Price realised GBP 4,375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Crisply carved to the upper surface with a central panel enclosing scholars and attendants in pavilions within a mountainous river landscape with pine, wutong and plantain trees, enclosed within a border of stylised archaistic scrolls, the sides with various... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

A rare large red tixi lacquer circular dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1788. A rare large red tixi lacquer circular dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2007  Carved through layer of red and black lacquer with concentric bands of ruyi radiating from a central floral medallion, the exterior with a further row of ruyi above the foot, the base with lacquered black, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Maeda Daimyo Family, Ishikawa... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

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

Lot 695. A rare large Ming carved black tixi lacquer circular box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 15 in. (38 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000. Price realised HKD 89,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002  The top surface of the cover is carved in deep relief 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 lacquered black (some restoration), box. ... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

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

Lot 678. A small carved cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 3 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 90,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 107,550. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002  The top surface of the cover carved with a large central peony blossom surrounded by saw-edged leaves and buds extending over the gently curved sides, the exterior of the box with a narrow frieze of further flowers and leaves, the base and interior lacquered black, box. ... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

A very rare cinnabar lacquer 'lion' dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 676. A very rare cinnabar lacquer 'lion' dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century; 7 in. (18 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 203,150. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002  Crisply carved through the thick lacquer to depict two Buddhistic lions divided by a ribboned brocade ball all amidst lingzhi sprigs reserved on a ground of cash-coins, repeated on the raised border, the reverse with a fluid swirling classic scroll border, the black base lightly incised... [Lire la suite]
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24 septembre 2019

A rare carved brown lacquer quatrefoil tray, late Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 674. A rare carved brown lacquer quatrefoil tray, late Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 203,150. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002  Finely carved around the cavetto through the brown lacquer to the cinnabar-red ground, with four peonies borne on a leafy meander, the central undecorated medallion corresponding in shape to the lobed rim, the gently rounded sides on the exterior with a further floral scroll,... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

A very fine and rare early Ming carved cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover, inscribed Xuande six-character mark and of the p

Lot 673. A very fine and rare early Ming carved cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover, inscribed Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435); 5 3/8 in. (13.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 454,100. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002  The cover deeply carved to the yellow ground to depict a peony in full bloom surrounded by four newly opened buds borne on a leafy branch, the sides of the box and cover with a composite flower scroll comprising... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2019

A large qiangjin and tianqi polychrome and gilt-lacquer lobed 'dragon' box and cover, 18th century

Lot 781. A large qiangjin and tianqi polychrome and gilt-lacquer lobed 'dragon' box and cover, 18th century; 17 ¾ in. (45.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The cover is decorated with a central full-face five-clawed dragon surrounded by four further five-clawed dragons within a scalloped border decorated with key fret. Each of the sixteen lobes of the cover encloses a dragon above a narrow border of bats and... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2019

A rare mother-of-pearl-inlaid black lacquer octagonal box and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 914. A rare mother-of-pearl-inlaid black lacquer octagonal box and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) across. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The top is finely decorated with a domestic scene of figures outside a compound enclosed within a bamboo fence with rush gate, inside the compound two women peer out of the doorway of a pavilion. The faceted shoulder and sides of the box are decorated with foliate scroll and... [Lire la suite]