05 décembre 2019

A Dingyao 'day lily' dish and a Ding-type white-glazed box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 381. A Dingyao 'day lily' dish and a Ding-type white-glazed box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 12 and 6 cm, 4 3/4  and 2 3/8  in. Estimate HKD 30,000 - 40,000. Lot Sold 37,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. the dish freely carved with a day lily spray, covered overall in an ivory-white glaze pooling to characteristic teardrops and leaving the rim unglazed; the box of circular form and covered overall in an opaque white glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades... [Lire la suite]

11 novembre 2019

A turquoise-ground famille-rose and gilt box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 264. A turquoise-ground famille-rose and gilt box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Length 16 cm, 6¼ in. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold: 32,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's painted and gilt to the top of the cover with a central stylised shou roundel surrounded by lotus blossoms borne on intertwining foliage and four bats with outstretched wings, the sides of the box similarly decorated, all reserved against a rich turquoise ground, the rims gilt, the base and interiors... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2019

A carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3393. A carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 8 5/8 in. (22.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.  Of circular form, the cover is carved in relief through the layers of lacquer with fruiting lychee branches among other fruits, all reserved against a ground of diaper pattern. The box is similarly decorated around the side with the interiors and base in black lacquer, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2019

A finely carved pair of Chinese cinnabar lacquer boxes and covers, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

Lot 14. A finely carved pair of Chinese cinnabar lacquer boxes and covers, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795); 10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000. Price realised GBP 4,375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Crisply carved to the upper surface with a central panel enclosing scholars and attendants in pavilions within a mountainous river landscape with pine, wutong and plantain trees, enclosed within a border of stylised archaistic scrolls, the sides with various... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2019

A very rare parcel-gilt silver box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 203. A very rare parcel-gilt silver box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907). Diameter 2 1/4  in., 5.8 cm. Estimate USD 20,000 — 30,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. delicately fashioned in a six-lobed form, the domed cover finely decorated to the top in repoussé and parcel-gilt with a ferocious lion grasping in its mouth and powerful foreclaws a fallen deer, the box similarly decorated to the underside with a lion pouncing on a deer (2). Provenance: Frank Caro,... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2019

A rare small Yueyao celadon box and cover, Five Dynasties period, 10th century 

Lot 539. A rare small Yueyao celadon box and cover, Five Dynasties period, 10th century; 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Of almost spherical fruit form, the cover crisply carved with inverted overlapping petals below a slightly depressed roundel applied in the center with a pinched stem, both sections covered inside and out with a lustrous greyish-green glaze that continues onto the countersunk base which retains four marks from the... [Lire la suite]

14 août 2019

A rare miniature silver box and cover, Tang-Song dynasty, 9th-12th century 

Lot 1279. A rare miniature silver box and cover, Tang-Song dynasty, 9th-12th century; 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,0000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The cover chased with a serpent coiled around a tortoise (The Dark Warrior), each with head turned to face the other, reserved on a crosshatch ground and within a single line border encircled by leafy scroll and a dogtooth pattern at the edge, above a further band of leafy scroll on the side repeated on the sides of... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A rare inscribed mother-of-pearl inlaid tiered lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 111. A rare inscribed mother-of-pearl inlaid tiered lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 25.8cm., 10 1/8 in. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 37,250 GBP. © Sotheby's of hexagonal form with two tiers and one false tier on the cover, the cover finely inlaid with a scene of a scholar with their attendants in a courtyard of a pavilion arriving on horseback, the sides inlaid with six horizontal bands containing lobed cartouches on each... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 25. A carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566); 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Lot Sold 15,000 GBP. © Sotheby's of rectangular form, finely carved overall with leafy lychee sprigs reserved on a floret-diaper ground, the interior and base lacquered black, the base incised and gilt with the six-character partially erased mark. Provenance: An old Japanese Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A small and finely carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Early Ming dynasty

Lot 24. A small and finely carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Early Ming dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,250 GBP. © Sotheby's deeply carved with leafy branches of lychee, each fruit with diaper decoration on a diaper ground. Provenance: An old Japanese Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12 May 2010.
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