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]

29 mars 2018

A rare black lacquer corner-leg altar table, Ming dynasty

Lot 3042. A rare black lacquer corner-leg altar table, Ming dynasty; 90.8 by 153.7 by 35.8 cm, 35 3/4  by 60 1/2  by 14 1/8  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD (153,480 - 230,220 USD). Lot sold 2,000,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 the plain rectangular top with curved ends, elegantly extending downwards to panelled legs terminating in scrolled feet, covered overall in a thin layer of lustrous black-brown lacquer with characteristic parallel crazing. Note: The... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2016

A Black Lacquer Bowl and Cover, Ming Dynasty

Lot 3142. A Black Lacquer Bowl and Cover, Ming Dynasty. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 560,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. with deep rounded sides of the exterior deeply and densly carved through layers of black lacquer sandwiching two thin red layers, with two rows of upright guri pommels, above a row of smaller inverted ruyi-shaped pommels skirting the foot, all on a slightly tapered foot, fitted with a hemispherical domed cover... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2015

Cartier Royal rings

Cartier Royal ring, 18K white gold, one 2.60 carat rose-cut diamond, black lacquer, brilliant-cut diamonds. Cartier Royal ring, platinum, one 22.75 carat sugarloaf sapphire from Ceylon, brilliant-cut diamonds. Cartier Royal ring, platinum, one 20.02 carat emerald-cut pink spinel, onyx, brilliant-cut diamonds.  Photos courtesy Cartier
12 avril 2015

A pair of black lacquer foliate dishes, Song dynasty

  A pair of black lacquer foliate dishes, Song dynasty.  Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HKD (437,500 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's each finely constructed with shallow rounded sides rising from a low foot to a slightly everted six-lobed gilt rim, divided into six lobes by small ridges evenly radiating around the cavetto, the lacquer of a lustrous deep brownish-black colour - 15.5 cm., 6 1/8  in. Note: The present dish takes its petal-lobed... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2014

Ming dynasty lacquerware at Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Tea bowl decorated with scenes of eight children at play, China, Jiajing period (1522 - 1566), Ming dynasty (1368  - 1644), carved cinnabar lacquer, 6.3 x 11.2 cm,. Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1989, 247.1989. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Covered box decorated with lychee sprays, late 16th century, China, Jiajing period (1522 - 1566), Ming dynasty (1368  - 1644), carved cinnabar lacquer with black... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2014

A very rare and fine bracket-lobed black lacquer dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

A very rare and fine bracket-lobed black lacquer dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The bracket-lobed dish has shallow rounded sides which rise to an everted, beaded rim, and stands on a recessed, flat base. It is lacquered all over in dark brown, suffused with fine crackles. 7 in. (18 cm.) wide, Japanese fitted wood box. Estimate HK$1,500,000 - HK$2,000,000 ($194,359 - $259,145). Price Realized HK$1,840,000 ($238,358) Provenance: An Important Collection of Early Chinese Lacquer,... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2014

A black lacquer four-case inro. By a member of the Kajikawa family, 19th century

A black lacquer four-case inro. By a member of the Kajikawa family, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Decorated in gold, silver and iro-e takamaki-e with a teamaster on his hands and knees, visible from the partially-open sliding door of a snow-covered rustic tea hut, greeting his guest, shown on the reverse, as he walks along the narrow garden path paved with imperfect stones, his body humbly lowered in preparation for the experience of tea, a stone basin for ritual cleansing and ladle in the left foreground, the interior of... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2014

A black lacquer four-case inro. By a member of the Kajikawa family, 19th century

A black lacquer four-case inro. By a member of the Kajikawa family, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. The rich roiro ground embellished with kirikane and lacquered with cock and hen pheasants among wild plants, in gold and coloured takamaki-e with hirame highlights, the interior of nashiji, signed Kajikawa saku with red pot seal Ei; with carnelian ojime and modern wood manju netsuke. 8.9cm (3½in) high. Estimate £2,500 - 3,000 (€3,100 - 3,700) Bonhams. FINE JAPANESE ART, London, New Bond Street, 15 May... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2014

A black lacquer seven-case inro. By Koma Kansai, 19th century

A black lacquer seven-case inro. By Koma Kansai, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Decorated in gold and red takamaki-e, kirikane and e-nashiji with a giant ceremonial gakudaiko (drum) partially hidden behind a sumptuous brocade curtain beneath flowering branches of maple, the design of the curtain continuing on the reverse, the interior of rich nashiji, signed Koma Kansai zo. 10cm (3 7/8in) high. Estimate £3,000 - 4,000 €3,700 - 4,900Bonhams. FINE JAPANESE ART, London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014 -http://www.bonhams.com/
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