19 janvier 2022

A Chinese mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer table, kang, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 30. A Chinese mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer table, kang, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 11 1⁄4 in. (28.6 cm.) high, 32 1⁄2 in. (82.6 cm.) wide, 23 in. (58.4 cm.) deep. Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000. © Christie's 2022 The quadrilobed top finely inlaid with a scene of a leisurely gathering set in a pavilion complex along a riverbank, above the tall pierced waist and shaped apron, further inlaid with shaped medallions enclosing mythical beasts, the whole raised on short legs terminating in scroll feet  ... [Lire la suite]

29 juin 2021

A mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer large dish, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 107. A mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer large dish, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Largeur: 40,5 cm. (16 in.). Estimate EUR 4,000 - EUR 6,000. Price realised EUR 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Il est de forme octogonale aux bords polylobés. Le centre est orné d'une scène de pavillon agrémentée de personnages à l'intérieur et sur la terrasse sous les arbres, le ciel est chargé de nuages en volutes. Les bords sont ornés de huit cartouches polylobés, chacun abritant une... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2014

A mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer dish, by Jiang Qianli, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 48. A mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer dish, by Jiang Qianli, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722); diameter 12.5 cm., 4 7/8 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 325,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. of circular form with shallow rounded sides rising from a recessed base to an everted rim, finely inlaid in slivers of mother-of-pearl and gold with an episode of the Xixiang ji / The West Chamber depicting the heroine Yingying seated in a pavilion with her maid Hongniang standing beside her while she... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2014

A mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer square cup, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period

Lot 47. A mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer square cup, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period; 4.2 by 5.6 by 5.6 cm., 1 5/8 by 2 1/2 by 2 1/2 in. Estimation 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's of square section with indented corners, the straight tapered sides supported on a small recessed foot, delicately inlaid around the exterior in iridescent slivers of mother-of-pearl, two sides with two scholars conversing in a landscape, the others with garden rocks either issuing trees or supporting a pagoda, between a... [Lire la suite]