05 avril 2015

A superb crystal brushwasher and its original maki-e carved lacquer stand, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period

A superb crystal brushwasher and its original maki-e carved lacquer stand, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period. Estimate 5,000,000 — 7,000,000 HKD (570,079 - 798,111 EUR). Unsold. Photo Sotheby's of oval section, the transparent quartz with straight sides tapering towards the base, the rim evenly divided into ten lobes, all supported on a short straight footring, the oval-sectioned reticulated stand lacquered dark brown, after Japanese maki-e lacquer of the period, the flat-top... [Lire la suite]