17 mars 2019

A tixi lacquer circular cup stand and a small carved red lacquer box and cover, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1128. A tixi lacquer circular cup stand and a small carved red lacquer box and cover, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). The cup stand: 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) diam. The box and cover: 3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) diam. Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The cup stand, carved with a central foliate motif within a raised ring and bead border surrounded by a field of pommel scroll below a band of petals on the sides, repeated on the exterior; the box, of circular form, the domed cover carved with a... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2015

A 'Yaozhou' celadon carved box and cover, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 62. A 'Yaozhou' celadon carved box and cover, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 125,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. in the form of a drum, carved around the box with a band of pendent petal lappets and a leafy stem on the cover, the beveled edges on both the box and cover applied with nine detached florets, covered on the exterior and the sides of the interior in a golden celadon glaze, the base unglazed revealing the pale gray body (2). Diameter 4 1/8  in.,... [Lire la suite]