12 août 2023

Lacquerware and Jade from the Ezekiel Collection sold at Sotheby's London, 3 November 2021

Lot 30. Property from the Ezekiel Collection. A small carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Diameter 6.8 cm. Lot Sold 7,560 GBP (Estimate 3,000 - 5,000 GBP). © Sotheby's of circular form, the domed cover carved in varying levels of relief with three children at play framed by jagged rockwork and gnarled pine trees, the box similarly decorated, the interiors lacquered brown. Provenance: Property of the late F. A. Richards.Sotheby's London, 14th April... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2017

An archaistic rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century

Lot 301. An archaistic rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century, 16cm (6 1/4in) long. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€24,000 - 36,000). Photo: Bonhams. Boldly carved in high relief around the body with two powerful and dynamic chilong, another three chilong forming the handle, the largest biting the lip and confronting a smaller chilong drawing back in the interior, the exterior with a band of stylised dragons on a leiwen ground, key-fret borders around the... [Lire la suite]