18 octobre 2022

A rare black lacquer 'chrysanthemum' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 25. A rare black lacquer 'chrysanthemum' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 17.5 cm. Lot sold: 352,800 HKD (Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 with sides delicately fashioned with narrow fluted lobes resembling the petals of a chrysanthemum bloom, all supported on a countersunk base, lustrously lacquered overall in black, wood stand and Japanese wood box. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 30th April 2001, lot... [Lire la suite]

15 octobre 2022

A black lacquer mallow-shaped dish, Song dynasty

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 18. A black lacquer mallow-shaped dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 18.5 cm. Lot sold: 567,000 HKD (Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 elegantly constructed with shallow everted sides in the shape of seven overlapping mallow petals, divided by S-shaped ridges delicately carved on the interior and underside, covered overall in an attractive black lacquer, the countersunk base with a seal mark,... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2022

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

Lot 3606. A black lacquer mallow-shaped dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 14.6 cm, the base with two seal marks, Japanese wood box. Lot sold 239,400 HKD (Estimate : 150,000 - 200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Collection of Sakamoto Gorō (1923-2016). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Jades from the De An Tang Collection and Gardens of Pleasure – Erotic Art from the Bertholet Collection, Hong Kong, 29 April 2022  
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]