17 mars 2019

A large black tixi lacquer circular box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1122. A large black tixi lacquer circular box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) diam. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The cover carved through layers of red and black lacquer with a central star-like motif surrounded by pommel scroll, the sides carved en suite. The Florence and Herbert Irving Collection. Provenance: Klaus F. Naumann, Tokyo, 1992.The Irving Collection, no. 3808. Christie's. Lacquer, Jade, Bronze, Ink: The Irving... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2019

A large black tixi lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1122. A large black tixi lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The cover carved through layers of red and black lacquer with a central star-like motif surrounded by pommel scroll, the sides carved en suite. Provenance: Klaus F. Naumann, Tokyo, 1992.The Irving Collection, no. 3808. Christie's. Lacquer, Jade, Bronze, Ink: The Irving Collection Day Sale, New York, 21 March 2019
23 avril 2017

A black tixi lacquer two-tiered box and cover, 16th century

Lot 321. A black tixi lacquer two-tiered box and cover, 16th century; 14cm (5 1/2in) high. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,400 - 3,600). Photo: Bonhams. Deeply carved around the exterior with continuous pommel scrolls, a central quatrefoil floret on the flattened cover, the interiors and base lacquered dark brown.   Note: Compare with a similar circular two-tiered box and cover with slightly different pommel-head design and of predominantly red colour, mid-Ming dynasty, illustrated in The Complete... [Lire la suite]