10 mars 2019

A rare black lacquer bracket-lobed dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1643. A rare black lacquer bracket-lobed dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The elegant dish raised on a shallow foot ring is formed by eight petal-shaped bracket lobes encircling the slightly sunken center and is covered overall with an attractive brownish-black lacquer, Japanese wood box.  Provenance: The Lee Family Collection.Important Chinese Lacquer from the Lee Family Collection, Part II;... [Lire la suite]

17 avril 2018

A rare red lacquer prunus-shaped dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 2109. A rare red lacquer prunus-shaped dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008 The cavetto formed with six petals, each petal well defined with raised radial ridges stopping before a slightly sunken central medallion, the interior and exterior sides covered with a red lacquer, the mouth rim bound with metal, the recessed base with black lacquer bearing a square red lacquer... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2018

A very rare mallow-shaped black lacquer dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 2103. A very rare mallow-shaped black lacquer dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008 The cavetto formed with seven overlapping S-shaped petals encircling the slightly sunken central medallion, the exterior of conforming floral shape, raised on a short foot ring, the base impressed with a square sealmark in red lacquer, against an attractive brownish-black lacquer covering the... [Lire la suite]