21 mai 2019

A large carved black and red tixi lacquer brush and cover, early Ming dynasty

Lot 68. A large carved black and red tixi lacquer brush and cover, early Ming dynasty; 24 cm, 9 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the long tapering handle and ovoid cover deeply carved through alternating layers of black and red lacquer with geometric ruyi scrolls. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 May 2019

17 mars 2019

A black and red tixi lacquer shallow square box and cover, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1123. A black and red tixi lacquer shallow square box and cover, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) square. Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Carved through layers of black and red lacquer on the cover and sides with an overall design of ruyi-shaped pommel scrolls, those on the top of the cover surrounding a decorative motif. The Florence and Herbert Irving Collection. Provenance: Klaus F. Naumann, Tokyo, 1992. The Irving Collection, no. 3816. ... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2017

A carved black and red tixi lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century 

Lot 4225. A carved black and red tixi lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century, 7 1/4 in. (18.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 81,250 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The cover is well carved through the layers of black and red lacquer with three registers of 'pommel scrolls' surrounding a floral motif. The sides of the box are carved with similar scrolls surrounding the foot, Japanese wood box.  Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]