16 septembre 2019

A very rare Imperial hardstone-inlaid, gilt-decorated lacquer throne setting, 19th century

Lot 891. A very rare Imperial hardstone-inlaid, gilt-decorated lacquer throne setting, 19th century. The throne: 38 ½ in. (97.8 cm.) high, 43 5/8 in. (110.8 cm.) wide, 32 in. (81.3 cm.) deep; the foot rest: 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high, 33 ½ in. (85.1 cm.) wide, 15 3/4 in. (40 cm.) deep; the pair of incense stands: 39 3/8 in. (100 cm.) high, 20 1/8 (51.1 cm.) square. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The throne setting is comprised of... [Lire la suite]

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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