24 septembre 2021

A rare shallow low rectangular black lacquer tray, Song to Ming dynasty

Lot 194. A rare shallow low rectangular black lacquer tray, Song to Ming dynasty; 13 3/4 x 4 1/2in (35 x 11.3cm). Estimate US$ 3,000 - US$ 5,000. Sold for US$ 1,912 (€ 1,632). © Bonhams 2001-2021 with shallow everted sides rising from a plain foot, the lacquer undecorated and lightly crackled all over, the tray of an extremely light weight. Property from the Robert and Mee-Din Moore Collection. Note: With so little in the way of decoration to enable a specific dating of this lovely... [Lire la suite]

01 mai 2021

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

Lot 2. A black lacquer mallow-shaped dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 21.5 cm. Estimate: 500,000 - 700,000 HKD. Lot sold: 882,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. elegantly constructed with shallow everted sides in the shape of nine overlapping mallow petals, covered overall in an attractive chocolate-brown lacquer, the base inscribed in red paint with a two-character mark, Japanese wood box. Note: With its distinctively shaped and slightly overlapping petals, the mallow flower was one of... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2020

A pair of black lacquer dishes, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 452. A pair of black lacquer dishes, Song dynasty (960-1279); 16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in.. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD (2,849 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides rising to an everted rim divided into six barbed lobes.  Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020 
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26 mai 2020

A large black lacquer mallow-form dish, Southern Song dynasty, 13th century

Lot 3266. A large black lacquer mallow-form dish, Southern Song dynasty, 13th century; 5 ¾ in. (14.7 cm.) diam. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Price Realized $6,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The thin dish has shallow sides that are molded in the shape of seven overlapping mallow petals that flare from the broad center to the petal-lobed rim, and is covered all over in black lacquer, Japanese wood box. Note: Lacquer dishes of this mallow shape with seven petals were made in both black and... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A black lacquer square dish, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 3554. A black lacquer square dish, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 7 in. (17.5 cm.) square. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 260,000. Price Realized HKD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The dish is formed with four everted sides with rounded corners rising from a flat square base, and covered in a lustrous brownish-black lacquer, Japanese wood box.  Note: Compare to a very similar black lacquer square dish in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, included in the... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A rare black lacquer bowl stand, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 3553. A rare black lacquer bowl stand, Song dynasty (960-1279); 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price Realized HKD 625,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The bowl stand is raised on a hollow splayed circular foot, supporting a flange with gently upturned edges, encircling the plain globular receptacle, covered overall with a rich brownish-black lacquer, with the mouth, flange and foot rim bound with metal, Japanese wood box.  ... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2020

A small carved black lacquer circular dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1469. A small carved black lacquer circular dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 6 13/16 in. (17.3 m.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 135,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The shallow dish is raised on a ring foot and is well carved through the black and red layers in the interior with two long-tailed birds with incised feathers in flight against a background of a leafy, flowering peony stem bearing four open blossoms and four buds. The exterior of the rounded sides is carved... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A large tixi black lacquer petal-lobed tray, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 3501. A large tixi black lacquer petal-lobed tray, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 19 1/4 in. (49 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price Realized HKD 937,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The large five-lobed tray is well carved through alternating layers of black and red lacquer with concentric bands of sword pommel scrolls radiating from a central florette comprised of five ruyi-heads enclosing a circle. The reverse is decorated with a further band... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2019

A carved black lacquer ‘floral’ rectangular scroll tray, Late Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 2903. A carved black lacquer ‘floral’ rectangular scroll tray, Late Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 13 3/8 x 6 1/8 in. (34 cm. x 15.5 cm.). Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000 (USD 192,078 - USD 256,104). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The long tray is exquisitely carved to the centre with three lotus blooms encircled by elegant scrolling leafy vines, the border is carved with further scrolling leaves bearing large blossoming camellias. The reverse is deeply carved with a classic... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2019

A rare carved black lacquer circular dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot1126. A rare carved black lacquer circular dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam. Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The interior well carved with two three-clawed dragons separated by the long, rippling ends of two bows "tied" either side of the narrow, raised, petal border encircling the central diaper medallion, all amidst a dense ground of leafy lotus scroll, the design repeated on the exterior with the addition of two ribbon-tied endless knots that separate... [Lire la suite]