09 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century

Lot 8. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century. © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 The rectangular casket with domed hinged cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl and bordered with chequered bands, the cover and the front with two lozenge-shaped panels containing a pavilion amongst a maple tree and kikyo [Chinese bellflowers] and a hawk amongst tachibana on a shippo-hanabishi ground, the sides with... [Lire la suite]

09 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th - early 17th century

Lot 6. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th - early 17th century © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 The rectangular casket with domed hinged cover, decorated in shark skin, gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl over a black ground, each panel bordered with inlaid bands and shippo patterns, copper gilt fittings engraved with stylised flowers - 16.9cm. wide. Estimate GBP 5,000 - 7,000 Notes: For an example decorated in shark skin in the Tokyo... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century

Lot 5. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The rectangular casket with domed hinged cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a black ground, the cover with prunus, camellia with flowering vines and tachibana, the front with kiri [paulownia], prunus and peony, one side with morning glory and tachibana, the other side with vines and autumn flowers, the back with further vines and flowers,... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century

Lot 4. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The rectangular casket with domed hinged cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a black ground, the cover and the front with camellia and kiri [paulownia], the sides with morning glory and vines, the back with further vines, each panel bordered with bands of geometric patterns and namban tendril, copper fittings engraved with stylised flowers... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century

Lot 3. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century  © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The rectangular casket with domed hinged cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a black ground, the cover with tachibana and vine, the front with chrysanthemum, vine and cherry blossom, one side with morning glory and kikyo [Chinese bellflowers], the other side with tachibana and vines, the back with further tachibana,... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century

Lot 2. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century  © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Decorated in gold and silver hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a black ground, the fall front with three birds amongst cherry blossoms, the top with a pair of birds and camellia trees, one side with tachibana and kikyo [Chinese bellflower] and the other with camellia trees and chrysanthemums, the back with morning glory, each panel bordered with bands of... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century

Lot 1. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century  © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The rectangular casket with domed hinged cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a black ground, the cover and the front with birds in flight amongst tachibana and camellia, one side with kiri [paulownia] and kikyo [Chinese bellflowers], the other side with tachibana and kikyo, the back with morning glory, all... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2008

A Japanese Monoyama lacquer casket, 17th century

A Japanese Monoyama lacquer casket, 17th century with a domed top with a gilt-bronze handle and engraved hinges cast with a trefoil motif and with a handle on each side, the top decorated with ogee-shaped reserves the inside decorated with floral sprays, the whole decorated with birds on branches, flowers and leaves in black aventurine lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl - 27cm. high, 45.5cm. wide, 23.5cm. deep; 10½in., 1ft. 6in., 9¼in. Estimate 12,000—18,000 GBP Sotheby's. Important Continental Furniture, Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
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