17 mars 2014

A rare carved 'tixi' lacquer gilt-decorated square tray, 17th century

A rare carved 'tixi' lacquer gilt-decorated square tray, 17th century. Photo Sotheby's with canted incurved corners and shallow, rounded sides, supported on a straight foot, the center painted in gilt with deer grazing amidst cypress trees, the sides deeply carved with tixi-style symmetrical scrolls in alternating layers of black and red lacquer. Length 12 1/2 in., 31.8 cm; Depth 12 1/2 in., 31.8 cm. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 USD For a related work with inlaid lacquer in the form of a square box and cover see Sir Harry Garner,... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2014

A carved cinnabar lacquer 'Lion' dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century

A carved cinnabar lacquer 'Lion' dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Photo Sotheby's of shallow five-lobed form, carved in relief to the center with a lively Buddhist lion playing with a beribboned ball among four more auspicious emblems all within a single conforming band, the cavetto with further Buddhist symbols, the reverse incised with guri-type scrolls, the base and low foot in black lacquer. Diameter 8 in., 24 cm. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 USD Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London (according to label). Sotheby's.Fine... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2014

Paire de grands coffrets de forme rectangulaire en bois laqué rouge, Chine, XIXe siècle

Paire de grands coffrets de forme rectangulaire en bois laqué rouge, Chine, XIXe siècle. Photo Pierre Bergé & Associés. à décor en laque or et argent d'oiseaux posés sur des branches de pivoines. Deux anses en fer sur le côté. H_47 cm L_104 cm L_61 cm. Invendu. Pierre Bergé & Associés. TABLEAUX - MOBILIER & OBJETS D'ART. Vendredi 20 décembre 2013 à 14h00. Paris - Drouot Richelieu - Salle 1 - www.pba-auctions.com
04 janvier 2014

A guri lacquer dish, Yuan dynasty

A guri lacquer dish, Yuan dynasty. Photo Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to a thick rolled rim, deeply carved through thick layers of red and black lacquer with two rows of guri pommels 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; 22.5cm., 8 7/8 in. Estimation 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. UnsoldSotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London | 06 nov. 2013 -www.sothebys.com
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25 décembre 2013

Gilt-Lacquered Wood Figure of a Seated Boy. China, Song-Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th century

Gilt-Lacquered Wood Figure of a Seated Boy. China, Song-Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th century. Photo courtesy Kaikodo LLC Height: 15 inches (38 cm). Kaikodo LLC. 'The Immortal Past'. 74 East 79th Street, Suite 14B, New York 10075. T (212) 585 0121 - asianart@kaikodo.com - www.kaikodo.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
19 novembre 2013

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

An inscribed red lacquer 'chrysanthemum' tea bowl and cover, Qianlong four-character seal marks and of the period, the inscription dated spring 1776. Photo Bonhams.  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 each with a gilt four-character Imperial zhuanshu seal mark, the central cartouches within lacquered black,... [Lire la suite]


17 novembre 2013

A fine and rare Imperial lacquer 'qin' circular box and cover, Qianlong incised and gilt six-character mark and of the period

A fine and rare Imperial lacquer 'qin' circular box and cover, Qianlong incised and gilt six-character mark and of the period. Photo courtesy Bonhams. Thickly lacquered and deeply carved in relief, the central circular cartouche bordered by keyfret scrolls, featuring a scholar and his young attendant amidst landscapes, the scholar seated with legs crossed leisurely playing qin on his lap with an incense burner releasing fragrance at the side, the boy attendant preparing tea within the cabin of the sampan, a... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2013

An tixi guri lacquer octagonal box and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty

An tixi guri lacquer octagonal box and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty. Photo courtesy Bonhams.  The exterior intricately carved through a thick layer of black and thinner inner layers of red, with tightly-arranged ruyi-head motifs. 18.7cm diam. (2). Estimate HK$ 100,000 - 200,000 (€9,600 - 19,000) The auspicious ruyi-head motif first appeared towards the end of the Southern Song dynasty, before becoming a popular decorative subject during the Yuan dynasty. The classic design inspired Ming... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2013

A tixi three-colour lacquer cup, Ming dynasty

A tixi three-colour lacquer cup, Ming dynasty. Photo courtesy Bonhams. Of curved conical shape rising from a short circular foot, the exterior coated with multiple thick layers of lacquer, deeply carved through layers of red, black and beige featuring large spiral cloud scrolls, the inside lacquered black. 12.5cm diam. Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 60,000 (€3,800 - 5,700) Compare an example of a double-tiered tixi lacquer circular box and cover with similar cloudscape pattern also dated to the Ming dynasty... [Lire la suite]
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17 novembre 2013

A carved red lacquer circular incense box and cover, 16th century

A carved red lacquer circular incense box and cover, 16th century. Photo courtesy Bonhams. Of compressed globular shape with a recessed circular foot, carved through a thick layer of red lacquer with a gnarled tree issuing flowering prunus on a geometric ground, the base and interior lacquered black. 7.7cm diam. (2). Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 80,000 (€4,800 - 7,700) Compare other circular lacquer boxes and covers dated to the Yongle period, in the Qing Court collection, Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated... [Lire la suite]
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