21 mai 2019

A large carved black and red tixi lacquer brush and cover, early Ming dynasty

Lot 68. A large carved black and red tixi lacquer brush and cover, early Ming dynasty; 24 cm, 9 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the long tapering handle and ovoid cover deeply carved through alternating layers of black and red lacquer with geometric ruyi scrolls. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 May 2019

29 juillet 2017

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

Lot 3876. A finely carved Ming cinnabar lacquer brush and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century, 10 1/8 in. (25.8 cm.) overall. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 175,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The cylindrical shaft well-carved in high relief with leafy prunus branches bearing blossoms and buds, the cover similarly carved with the addition of a cricket on a stalk of millet, all reserved on intricate diaper framed by keyfret bands, the ends of the cover and shaft with... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2014

A carved cinnabar lacquer brush and cover, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century

A carved cinnabar lacquer brush and cover, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Photo Sotheby's the slender cylindrical form finely carved with a continuous scene of scholars with attendants amidst rockwork conversing beneath towering pines and wutong trees, all against sky and water diaper grounds, the fitted cover similarly decorated (2). Length 9 1/2 in., 24.1 cm. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 USD Provenance: Idemitsu Museum, Tokyo, Japan. Exposition: Roger Keverne Ltd., London, June 2004, no. 116. For similar examples see James... [Lire la suite]