09 mai 2009

A very large peach shaped sweet box with black lacquer and mother -of-pearl inlays (luodian), China, 1st half of Qing dynasty, 1

A very large peach shaped sweet box with black lacquer and mother -of-pearl inlays (luodian), China, 1st half of Qing dynasty, 17th/18th C. probably Kangxi era (1662-1722) On the lid is depicted a scene of the Daoist paradise. D. 44,8 cm. Est. 6 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de

07 avril 2009

A black lacquer box and cover. Ming dynasty, 16th century

A black lacquer box and cover. Ming dynasty, 16th century of rectangular section, the cover freely carved with a large peony bloom on leafy and slender budding stems, the petals and fleshy leaves incised to render veining, surrounded by smaller blooms, tight and opening buds, the box similary decorated with luxuriant peony blooms surrounded by a meander of stems and a profusion of foliage and buds, the interiors and base lacquered deep brown. 19.5 cm., 7 5/8 in. Estimate 80,000—120,000 HKD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2009

A rectangular mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer wine table, jiuzuo. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period

A rectangular mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer wine table, jiuzuo. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period consisting of a rectangular top with a floating panel set in a beaded frame with double-moulded edges, resting on a beaded cusped apron with traces of gilding extending to rectangular sectioned legs, each gently flaring to leaves, pad and extending supports at the feet, the shape imitating an imperial sword (Shang Fang Bao Jian), further secured by two sets of rectangular stretchers between the legs with... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2008

A large 19th century Chinese black lacquer box

A large 19th century Chinese black lacquer box Of octagonal form, with painted figural decoration throughout, together with a similar smaller box standing on four animalsitic supports, with figural and floral painted decoration. (2). Sold for £108 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Art & Antiques: Two-Day Sale, 18 Oct 2008. Chester. www.bonhams.com
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