25 février 2020

A rare pair of brown and gilt lacquer 'klapmuts' bowls, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 232. A rare pair of brown and gilt lacquer 'klapmuts' bowls, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Width 16 3/4  in., 42.5 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising to a broad everted rim, the reddish-brown lacquer painted in gilt around the exterior with a continuous landscape, the rims with reserves of chilong on a diaper ground, with wood stands (4). Provenance: Alastair Sampson... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2020

A twelve-panel Coromandel lacquer screen, 18th century

Lot 1367. A twelve-panel Coromandel lacquer screen, 18th century; 108 in. (274.4 cm.) high, 224¼ in. (570 cm.) wide overall. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Carved through a brown ground and picked out in a full range of colors with a scene of Guo Ziyi seated in the main hall of his home receiving greetings from family and well-wishers, elsewhere in the compound family members and servants are engaged in a host of other activities, outside... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2020

A rare polychrome lacquer circular necklace case, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 1600. A rare polychrome lacquer circular necklace case, Wanli period (1573-1619); 7¾ in. (19.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Decorated in the tianqi technique, the rounded top and bottom engraved with peony scroll bearing seven large blossoms in red, ochre and green lacquer, with narrow key-fret borders at the rims, the engraved lines filled with gilding, the interior covered in ochre lacquer, with ruyi-shaped metal... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2020

A polychrome-lacquered square box and cover, 17th-18th century

Lot 227. A polychrome-lacquered square box and cover, 17th-18th century; Width 16 3/4  in., 42.5 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 17,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the cover incised and painted with red, green, yellow, blue and black lacquers on a orange-brown ground, with sloping sides each with a recessed panel reserving a pair of confronting phoenix, the center with a pair of butterflies forming a roundel encircled within an archaistic foliate... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2020

A carved red lacquer 'Nine dragon' box and cover, Qianlong six-character incised and gilded mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1446. A carved red lacquer red lacquer 'Nine dragon' box and cover, Qianlong six-character incised and gilded mark and of the period (1736-1795); 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 158,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The top well carved with a writhing three-clawed dragon encircled by four other dragons striding amidst churning waves, the sides of the box similarly decorated, the details of the waves and scales finely rendered, all supported on a... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2020

A rare carved red lacquer hanging display cabinet, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 1353. A rare carved red lacquer hanging display cabinet, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 27¾ x 25¼ in. (70.5 x 64.1 cm.) Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 122,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of rectangular section with an angular scroll top, divided into nine symmetrically arranged compartments of different shape, each outlined by a diaper surround incorporating a sinuous dragon and raised scroll borders of foliate and angular scrolls, with black lacquer interiors, the back and sides also... [Lire la suite]

22 février 2020

An extremely rare imperial carved red lacquer and iron matchlock musket, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 1447. An extremely rare imperial carved red lacquer and iron matchlock musket, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820); 61 3/8 in. (155.9 cm.) long. Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000. Price realised USD 578,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The gently curved stock carved on either side with a five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst clouds above the butt carved with a series of lappets and central flower head, the lengthy forestock elaborately carved as a series of... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2020

A small carved black lacquer circular dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1469. A small carved black lacquer circular dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 6 13/16 in. (17.3 m.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 135,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The shallow dish is raised on a ring foot and is well carved through the black and red layers in the interior with two long-tailed birds with incised feathers in flight against a background of a leafy, flowering peony stem bearing four open blossoms and four buds. The exterior of the rounded sides is carved... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2020

A rare tixi black lacquer dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1468. A rare tixi black lacquer dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 10 in. (25.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The circular dish is raised on a slightly tapered ring foot and has shallow, rounded sides. The interior is carved through the black and red lacquer layers with a central motif of five small radiating mushroom-shaped spokes encircled by three rows of ruyi cloud scrolls, and on the exterior is carved with a row of... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2020

A rare brown lacquer petal-lobed box and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1470. A rare brown lacquer petal-lobed box and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 6¼ in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The cover has a flat top surrounded by thirteen rounded lobes that curve downwards to the upright sides, and the box is of similar shape and raised a thin foot of corresponding outline. The exterior is covered in reddish-brown lacquer, and the interior with an olive-brown lacquer, Japanese... [Lire la suite]