16 mai 2019

A large carved cinnabar lacquer lobed dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 232. A large carved cinnabar lacquer lobed dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000. Price realised GBP 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The interior is carved in relief with a courtier seated in a garden before a pavilion and surrounded by various figures. The border is carved with flowers. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 3-4 May 1994, lot 312.Collection of the late Gerard Arnhold (1918-2010). Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2017

A carved 'Ding' lobed dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 88. A carved 'Ding' lobed dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). 19.3 cm, 7 5/8  in. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the flared sides rising from a short tapered foot to a six-lobed rim, the interior freely carved with a single lotus bloom borne on leafy stems, covered overall in a creamy ivory glaze, the rim bound with copper. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 nov. 2017, 11:00 AM