12 juillet 2016

A rare mother-of-pearl inlaid box and cover, Song dynasty

Lot 3135. A rare mother-of-pearl inlaid box and cover, Song dynasty. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,220,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular form, the cover lavishly inlaid with fine iridescent slivers of mother-of-pearl with a scene of an elaborate home richly decorated with floral-panel windows and lotus scrolls on the columns, with two ladies standing in the doorway looking out at the trellised enclosure, on the other side of the fence two figures stand with a... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2013

A Dutch mother-of-pearl inlaid parcel-gilt and japanned cabinet on stand, circa 1700

A Dutch mother-of-pearl inlaid parcel-gilt and japanned cabinet on stand, circa 1700. Photo Sotheby's the overhanging cornice above a cushion moulded frieze decorated with chinoserie figure in landscapes with birds above a pair of cupboard doors, the right door depicting pagodas and figures, the left door a junk, the mother-of-pearl simulating gilt-metal clasps and hinges opening to reveal two shelves and two drawers, the drawers and inside of the doors decorated with birds, trees and pagodas, the sides... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2013

A black lacquer mother-of-pearl inlaid table stand. China, Ming dynasty, 15th - 16th century

A black lacquer mother-of-pearl inlaid table stand. China, Ming dynasty, 15th - 16th century. Photo Florence Number Nine An extraordinary small table with a flat surface, lateral rounded bands with shell-shaped carving, and curved feet containing a red lacquered globe. The whole surface is covered with black lacquer on which numerous tiny mother-of-pearl flakes create a decoration with figures, glimpses of landscape, geometric and plant patterns. Note that some inlay works are missing. 20,4 x 82 x... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2013

A mother-of-pearl inlaid black-lacquered Libation Cup, Kangxi, 1662-1722

A mother-of-pearl inlaid black-lacquered Libation Cup, Kangxi, 1662-1722. Photo courtesy Sworders with Daoists in a garden between rocks, bamboo, maple and a summerhouse, the rim with zigzag, the interior lined with silver, strips missing, some wear, 10.5cm. Estimated Price: £200 - £300 Sworders Fine Art Auctionners. Tue 23rd April 2013. http://www.sworder.co.uk
16 février 2013

A group of mother-of-pearl inlaid 'Dreamstone' furniture. China, around 1900 (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911).

A group of mother-of-pearl inlaid 'Dreamstone' furniture. China, around 1900 (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Hardwood with stone and mother-of-pearl. 3 parts: 2 throne-like chairs (h. 97 cm, seat 52 cm) and tea table (h. 80 cm, 40 x 40 cm). Backs and frames richly embellished with floral carvings and inlaid mother-of-pearl ornaments. Seating and table top with reddish stone plaques. Both backs of the chair with a circular 'dreamstone' panel: Finely veined marble plaque with delicate pattern... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2012

An Outstanding Mother-Of-Pearl Inlaid Incense Stand. Mark and Period of Kangxi, Dated To The Guichou Year, 1673

An Outstanding Mother-Of-Pearl Inlaid Incense Stand. Mark and Period of Kangxi, dated to the Guichou Year, 1673 - Photo Sotheby's of upright square section, the raised top supported on a bracket-shaped apron continuing to square corner legs shaped with a ribbed section towards the middle on their interior, further ending with incurved hoof feet resting on a raised pedestal base, masterfully inlaid overall with slivers of mother-of-pearl and gold foils on a black lacquer ground,... [Lire la suite]

31 août 2012

A Rare Mother-Of-Pearl Inlaid Black Lacquer Scholar's Table. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period

A Rare Mother-Of-Pearl Inlaid Black Lacquer Scholar's Table. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period. Photo Sotheby's top comprised of three panels within a rectangular beaded frame, above an elegantly shaped and beaded apron, raised on shaped and molded legs joined on the sides by two high stretchers and terminating in pronounced barbed and splayed feet, the black ground finely flecked overall with mother-of-pearl, the underside covered in red lacquer. Height 30 1/2 in., 77.5 cm; Length 46 in., 116.8 cm; Depth 30 1/4... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2012

A fine carved ivory and hardwood tray with mother-of-pearl inlays and gold mounts, China, Qianlong period

A fine carved ivory and hardwood tray with mother-of-pearl inlays and  gold mounts, China, Qianlong period. Photo Nagel Of square form, each side finely carved in openwork with framed panels of leafy archaistic scrolls encompassing kui dragons flanking a stylized lotus. 25,2x25,4 cm. Lot 1205. Estimate 2800 € Nagel Auctions. "Asian Art". May 10th 2012 http://www.auction.de/
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29 novembre 2011

A mother-of-pearl inlaid lacquer tray. Ming dynasty

A mother-of-pearl inlaid lacquer tray. Ming dynasty. Photo Bonhams The rectangular lacquered body with curved sides, the central ruyi head-shaped panel with two nobleman on horses with three followers journeying towards the entrance of a residence on diamond-shaped diaper ground, the sides with further six ruyi head panels featuring flowery scrolls on vine trellis diaper ground, all inlaid with mother-of-pearl. 35.6cm long. Estimate: HK$100,000 - 150,000, US$ 13,000 - 19,000  Unsold 明 黑漆嵌螺鈿人物圖盤 Bonhams. FINE CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2011

A pair of mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer bowls. Ming dynasty, 17th century

A pair of mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer bowls. Ming dynasty, 17th century. Photo Lempertz decorated with a broad band of flowers, above and beneath an ornamental border. Inside and bottom red lacquerd. Hairline cracks, few damages, one bowl restored. H 7 cm; D 11,2 cm. (2). Estimate 3.000 €. Lempertz. Auction 991 Asian Art. December 9, 2011 www.lempertz-online.de