25 mai 2020

A 'tixi' lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 3767. A 'tixi' lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 6.9 cm., 2 3/4  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 68,750 HKD (7,903 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's of circular section, the cover deeply carved through layers of alternating black and cinnabar-red lacquer with five swirling guri pommels each conjoined to ruyi shaped scrolls all laid out around a central point, the box carved with ruyi motifs, the interior and base... [Lire la suite]

03 août 2018

A finely carved 'tixi' lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 546. A finely carved 'tixi' lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644).Diameter 8 3/8  in., 21.3 cm. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Lot sold 112,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of circular form, the cover carved with fluid swirling ruyi cloud scrolls surrounding a six-cornered motif composed of four barbed curlicues, revealing alternating layers of red, black and yellow lacquers, the sides similarly carved, the countersunk base and the interior of the cover inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

A 'tixi' lacquer seven-tiered box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 145. A 'tixi' lacquer seven-tiered box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 30 cm, 11 3/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  of quatrelobed section and supported on a short foot, the exterior deeply carved through multiple alternating layers of black and red lacquer, the cover with two rows of robust ruyi-shaped cloud scrolls enclosing a five-pointed star, each tier with a single row of scrolls alternating... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2015

A finely carved 'tixi' lacquer box and cover, Yuan-Ming dynasty

Lot 49. A finely carved 'tixi' lacquer box and cover, Yuan-Ming dynasty. Diameter 4 3/8  in., 11.2 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of circular form, the cover and sides of the box deeply carved through the alternating layers of red, black, green and yellow lacquer with ruyi scrolls, the interiors and base applied with plain black lacquer, Japanese wood box (3).  Provenance: Private Japanese Collection.  Note: The carved... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2014

A small 'tixi' lacquer round box and cover, Ming Dynasty

A small 'tixi' lacquer round box and cover, Ming Dynasty. Photo Sotheby's of cushion form, carved in alternating layers of red and black, both the cover and box carved with an allover scroll pattern arranged geometrically, the interior black lacquered (2).Diameter 2 1/4 in., 5.7 cm. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 USD Provenance: Norman Hurst (1944-2011), Cambridge, Massachusetts. Exposition: On loan to Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts from 1991-2011. Sotheby's.Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art.New York | 18... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2013

A carved 'tixi' lacquer stem cup, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty

A carved 'tixi' lacquer stem cup, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty. Photo: Sothebys. supported on a pedestal foot, crisply carved through layers of black and red lacquer to create a design of lappets formed from scrolls, the interior fitted with a silver liner. Height 3 in., 7.5 cm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 USD Provenance: Christie's New York, 20th and 21st November 1979, lot 573.  Note: A set of cups with a similar scroll design dating to the Southern Song dynasty is illustrated... [Lire la suite]
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