16 octobre 2022

A rare carved cinnabar lacquer 'bird and flower' tray, Yuan dynasty

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 21. A rare carved cinnabar lacquer 'bird and flower' tray, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368); d. 26.3 cm. Lot sold: 2,772,000 HKD (Estimate: 1,500,000 - 2,500,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 of circular form, the interior carved through layers of red lacquer to the ochre ground with a pair of birds soaring with outstretched wings amidst chrysanthemum blooms wreathed in profuse foliage, the underside carved with a floral scroll, the... [Lire la suite]