17 mars 2019

A carved black and red lacquer square 'Birds' tray, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1125. A carved black and red lacquer square 'Birds' tray, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) wide. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 With indented corners, the interior carved with two birds in flight amidst a flowering peach branch bearing six peaches of different sizes, the exterior carved with leafy camellia branches. The Florence and Herbert Irving Collection. Provenance: Klaus F. Naumann, Tokyo, 1992.The Irving Collection, no. 3826. ... [Lire la suite]

30 août 2017

A black and red lacquer box, cover and tray, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 52. A black and red lacquer box, cover and tray, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. Height 7 in., 18 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot Sold 8,125 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the black-lacquer exterior of the box and cover lobed and applied with pewter wire to resemble ten lotus petals, the flat foliated top with concentric pewter-wire bands originally holding a mother-of-pearl medallion at the center, fitted with a black-lacquer tray, the interior of the box, cover, and tray lacquered red (3). ... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2016

A large black and red lacquer bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 1252. A large black and red lacquer bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The exterior is carved through the black lacquer to the red lacquer ground with four figural scenes set in landscapes, all between a petal border below and a diaper border above. The interior and foot are covered in black lacquer. 9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm.) diam. Note: This large bowl is comparable in shape and size to a red lacquer bowl (25.3 cm. diam.) carved... [Lire la suite]
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