10 avril 2019

An exceptional hardstone-inlaid birchwood box and cover, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 3503. An exceptional hardstone-inlaid birchwood box and cover, Late Ming dynasty; 9.4 by 21 by 12 cm, 3 3/4  by 8 1/4  by 4 3/4  in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,500,000 HKD (322,025 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular form, exuberantly and skilfully decorated with inlays in lapis lazuli, red goldstone, mother-of-pearl, soapstone, turquoise, malachite, rose quartz, amber and wood, the cover depicting a long-tailed bird perching on a... [Lire la suite]
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