07 août 2019

A Ming Yunnan cinnabar lacquer tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3079. A Ming Yunnan cinnabar lacquer tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm) wide. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 220,000. Price Realized HKD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2010 The tray with indented corners, deeply carved to the front with four mythical beasts galloping around a lotus head, enclosed within a floral border, the reverse side with chrysanthemum bloom above a double-ring band around the foot, the base applied with brownish-black lacquer, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2019

A carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 25. A carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566); 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Lot Sold 15,000 GBP. © Sotheby's of rectangular form, finely carved overall with leafy lychee sprigs reserved on a floret-diaper ground, the interior and base lacquered black, the base incised and gilt with the six-character partially erased mark. Provenance: An old Japanese Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A small and finely carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Early Ming dynasty

Lot 24. A small and finely carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Early Ming dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,250 GBP. © Sotheby's deeply carved with leafy branches of lychee, each fruit with diaper decoration on a diaper ground. Provenance: An old Japanese Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12 May 2010.
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03 août 2019

A rare carved cinnabar lacquer and ivory cricket cage, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3736. A rare carved cinnabar lacquer and ivory cricket cage, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 12.2 cm., 4 3/4  in.  Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. © Sotheby's the bulbous body with a waisted neck tapering to a pointed base, the exterior carved with floral roundels, including lotus, peony and hibiscus blossoms, some freely floating, others overlapping in small clusters, one roundel picked out with a fluttering butterfly, the rim... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2019

A carved cinnabar lacquer 'Nine dragons' box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3639. A carved cinnabar lacquer 'Nine dragons' box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 28.7 cm., 11 1/4  in. Estimate 550,000 — 650,000  HKD. Lot sold 687,500 HKD. © Sotheby's of compressed globular form resting on a short slightly tapered foot, the top of the domed cover carved in precise detail with an en face five-clawed dragon writhing sinuously around a flaming pearl, encircled by two pairs of confronting dragons soaring... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2019

A carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 48. A carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 20cm., 7 7/8 in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. © Sotheby's finely carved in imitation of bound books fastened with clasps at the sides, the shorter sides of the box overlaid with bone to simulate the pages of the books carried within, the remaining sides intricately carved in imitation of brocade with roundels enclosing flowers and fruit, all reserved on a floral... [Lire la suite]

04 juillet 2019

A cinnabar lacquer stationary box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 50. A cinnabar lacquer stationary box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 42 by 30.5 by 10.3 cm, 16 1/2  in. by 12 by 4 1/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of large rectangular form, the flat upper surface with two wasps among flowering chrysanthemum blooms issuing from a large garden rock on a riverbank, two cranes perched on the opposite side with two butterflies in flight above, all against a diapered ground, the sides deftly carved... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2019

A cinnabar lacquer stationary box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 50. A cinnabar lacquer stationary box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 42 by 30.5 by 10.3 cm, 16 1/2  in. by 12 by 4 1/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of large rectangular form, the flat upper surface with two wasps among flowering chrysanthemum blooms issuing from a large garden rock on a riverbank, two cranes perched on the opposite side with two butterflies in flight above, all against a diapered ground, the sides deftly carved... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2019

A cinnabar lacquer 'Bird and Flower' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 47. A cinnabar lacquer 'Bird and Flower' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 7 cm, 2 3/4  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of circular form, the flat top carved through the layers of red lacquer with a magpie amongst flowering prunus, the base similarly carved, all against a diaper ground, the interiors lacquered black. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 may 2016
18 mai 2019

A well carved cinnabar lacquer lobed box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 80. A well carved cinnabar lacquer lobed box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 32.3 cm, 12 3/4  in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP (45,224 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of quatrefoil form, the cover finely carved with Magu and her acolytes preparing a celebration amidst an idyllic mountainous landscape detailed with an overhanging pine tree, pavilion and two recumbent deer, with further acolytes travelling across the... [Lire la suite]