23 avril 2017

A black tixi lacquer two-tiered box and cover, 16th century

Lot 321. A black tixi lacquer two-tiered box and cover, 16th century; 14cm (5 1/2in) high. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,400 - 3,600). Photo: Bonhams. Deeply carved around the exterior with continuous pommel scrolls, a central quatrefoil floret on the flattened cover, the interiors and base lacquered dark brown.   Note: Compare with a similar circular two-tiered box and cover with slightly different pommel-head design and of predominantly red colour, mid-Ming dynasty, illustrated in The Complete... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2017

A carved cinnabar lacquer square tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 140. A carved cinnabar lacquer square tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 17.4 cm, 6 7/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.   with canted incurved corners and shallow rounded sides, supported on a straight foot of corresponding shape, the interior elaborately carved with a scene depicting a group of scholars on horseback riding to a pavilion with their assistants, the landscape laden with verdant vegetation and rocky cliffs, the exterior with four sinuous writhing dragons... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2017

A cinnabar lacquer quatrelobed dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 139. A cinnabar lacquer quatrelobed dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.   with shallow rounded sides supported on a short straight foot, deeply carved through  the red and black lacquer layers to the interior with ruyi-shaped cloud scrolls, the exterior similarly carved, the base lacquered dark brown, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 10 mai 2017, 02:00 PM
23 avril 2017

A cinnabar lacquer four-tiered box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 153. A cinnabar lacquer four-tiered box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12.2 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.   of square section with indented corners, the cover with a figure seated below a pine tree in a terraced garden, all against a floral diapered ground and finely incised undulating lines figuring the sky, the lobed tiers with a single continuous lotus scroll, the interior and base lacquered black, all supported on a short raised foot encircled by... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

A carved cinnabar lacquer ovoid 'lychee' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 152. A carved cinnabar lacquer ovoid 'lychee' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 12,000 — 16,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the box with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, finely carved around the exterior in medium relief with a band of fruiting lychee branches reserved on a floret-diaper ground, all between narrow lappet and keyfret bands at the foot and rim, the domed cover similarly decorated, the interior and base lacquered black, Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

A black lacquer 'tixi' tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 144. A black lacquer 'tixi' tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century, 22 cm, 8 5/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  of circular form, the shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to a thickly rolled rim, deeply carved through black and red lacquer layers with two rows of ruyi-shaped cloud scrolls 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. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2017

A black lacquer 'tixi' bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 143. A black lacquer 'tixi' bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century, 15.7 cm, 6 3/16  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the rounded sides rising from a raised foot to an everted rim, the exterior deeply carved through layers of black and red lacquer with ruyi-shaped cloud scrolls, the interior and base along with the rims lined with a metal alloy fitting. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 10 mai 2017, 02:00 PM
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23 avril 2017

A black lacquer 'tixi' square tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 142. A black lacquer 'tixi' square tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century, 20 cm, 7 7/8  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. resting on a short foot, finely carved through layers of black and red lacquer, the interior centred on a four-lobed ruyi cloud, surrounded by three concentric bands of ruyi-shaped cloud scrolls, the sides with a repeated foliage pattern. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 10 mai 2017, 02:00 PM  
18 avril 2017

A cinnabar lacquer carved 'Immortals' incense box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3656. A cinnabar lacquer carved 'Immortals' incense box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century, 8 cm, 3 1/8  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of circular section, the cover skilfully carved with two conversing immortals, possibly Zhongli Quan and Lü Dongbin, framed by lush vegetation and jagged rockwork, the box with branches bearing flowering prunus blooms and large leaves, encircled by ruyi cloud scrolls, all against a floral diapered... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2017

A fahua meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 654. A fahua meiping, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 56,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. glazed in aubergine, turquoise and yellow reserved against a deep blue ground, depicting a sage drifting towards a pavilion enshrouded in clouds approached by an attendant carrying a wrapped qin, between a ruyi-collar enclosing lotus blossoms at the shoulder and a lappet band below, the interior applied with a yellow glaze, Japanese wood box (2). Height 11 1/4  in., 28.6... [Lire la suite]
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