16 mai 2019

A rare carved cinnabar lacquer boat-shaped incense box,Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 82. A rare carved cinnabar lacquer boat-shaped incense box, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 53.5 cm., 21 in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 225,000 GBP (290,723 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.  carved in the form of a large elaborate boat, the curved bough carved on each side with four 'Buddhist Emblems', together comprising the bajixiang, admist lotus flowers and dense lotus scroll, the flat upper section mounted with two sections, one in the form of a room with... [Lire la suite]