23 septembre 2021

A cinnabar lacquer cylindrical 'bird and peony' brush and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 191. A cinnabar lacquer cylindrical 'bird and peony' brush and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 8 1/2in (21.6cm) long. Estimate US$ 3,000 - US$ 5,000. Sold for US$ 3,187. © Bonhams 2001-2021 Carved in low relief to a yellow-brown ground with a long-tailed bird amidst peony sprays coiling around the stem of the brush, the cover with further peony sprays, each bordered with key-pattern bands, the ends of the brush and cover with a single prunus flower head. Property from... [Lire la suite]