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 '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. 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 on each level between pendant... [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  
22 avril 2017

A rare 'sweet-white' 'monk's cap' ewer, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 118. A rare 'sweet-white' 'monk's cap' ewer, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424), 19.5 cm, 7 3/4  in. Estimation 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a flared cylindrical neck, surmounted by a galleried 'monk’s cap' rim with a small lug on the interior, the tall spout of semi-circular section extending the full length of the neck, the wide strap handle with a ruyi-shaped terminal and a ruyi-shaped tab on top, applied overall with a... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2017

A blue and white bottle vase, Ming dynasty, Jiajing-Wanli period (1522-1620)

Lot 115. A blue and white bottle vase, Ming dynasty, Jiajing-Wanli period (1522-1620), 32 cm, 12 5/8  in. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the pear-shaped body rising from a straight foot to a tall cylindrical neck, boldly painted to the exterior with fish swimming in a lotus pond with waterweeds and aquatic plants, the base with a four-character mark reading Wanfu youtong (May infinite good fortune be bestowed upon you) Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 10 mai 2017, 02:00 PM