12 juillet 2022

A bronze mother-of-pearl-inlaid mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 3156. A bronze mother-of-pearl-inlaid mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907). D 30cm. Estimate HKD 600,000 - 800,000. Sold for 720,000 HKD. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An American private collection. Literature: Michael C. Teller IV, Royal Chinese Treasures: Tang and Song Dynasties, Willamsburg, Virginia, 1991, p. 36-37, pl.18. Poly Auction. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 14 Jul 2022

05 novembre 2020

A pair of very rare imperial gilt-lacquer and mother-of-pearl-inlaid display cabinets, Yongzheng-Qianlong period

Lot 103. A pair of very rare imperial gilt-lacquer and mother-of-pearl-inlaid display cabinets, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795). Each 168.1cm (66 1/4in) high x 70.1cm (27 5/8in) wide x 32.2cm (12 3/4in) deep. (2). Estimate £ 50,000 - £ 80,000. Sold for £ 225,062 (€ 248,825). Courtesy Bonhams. One cabinet with nine variously proportioned and positioned open compartments, the other with eight compartments, all framed within black and gold lacquer friezes superbly... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2020

An unusual mother-of-pearl-inlaid square-corner display cabinet, 17th century

Lot 1388. An unusual mother-of-pearl-inlaid square-corner display cabinet, 17th century; 61½ in. (156.2 cm.) high, 32¾ in. (83.2 cm.) wide, 19 5/16 in. (49.2 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 80,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The top shelf framed by shaped aprons in the front and with horizontal stretchers on the sides supported by caltrop-shaped struts enclosing an inlaid scene of a scholarly procession by a lush waterscape above a blossoming prunus tree, above two panel doors... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2019

A rare mother-of-pearl-inlaid black lacquer octagonal box and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 914. A rare mother-of-pearl-inlaid black lacquer octagonal box and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) across. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The top is finely decorated with a domestic scene of figures outside a compound enclosed within a bamboo fence with rush gate, inside the compound two women peer out of the doorway of a pavilion. The faceted shoulder and sides of the box are decorated with foliate scroll and... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2018

A black lacquer and mother-of-pearl-inlaid side table, tiaozhu, circa 17th century

Lot 34. A black lacquer and mother-of-pearl-inlaid side table, tiaozhu, circa 17th century. H.: 86.5 cm. (34 in.) ; L.: 184.5 cm. (72 5/8 in.) ; P.: 58.7 cm. (23 1/8 in.). Estimate EUR 20,000 - EUR 30,000. Price realised EUR 20,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. De section rectangulaire, les renforts de forme géométrique, les pieds légèrement recourbés à la base, recouverte d'une couche de laque noire rehaussée des incrustations de nacre ; restaurations. Christie's. C'est... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2013

London Asian Art Week this November: Beautiful and rare works announced at Christie's

A magnificent Qianlong spinach green jade brush pot. Estimate: £250,000-350,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013.  LONDON.- Christie's Asian Art sales in London this autumn will take place between 5 and 8 November, presenting the market with a strong array of beautiful and rare works with important provenance, many of which are offered fresh to the market for the first time in many decades. The sales include: Arts of the Carver and Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 5 November at King Street; and at South Kensington:... [Lire la suite]

18 août 2012

A Chinese-Export Mother-Of-Pearl-Inlaid Lacquer Tray, 19th Century

A Chinese-Export Mother-Of-Pearl-Inlaid Lacquer Tray, 19th Century. Photo Sotheby's The square top with incurved corners and with red lacquer to the interior, the high solid gallery inlaid with mother-of-pearl in geometric patterns on black ground, the sides continuing to shaped brackets, now supported on a modern brass stand of conforming shape with simulated bamboo legs and stretchers. height 29 1/4 in.; width 18 1/4 in.; depth 18 1/2 in. 74.3 cm; 46.4 cm; 47 cm - Estimate 1,000-2,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2012

A stone and mother-of-pearl-inlaid zitan brushpot with poem yishan caotang songsi, China, Yongle mark

A stone and mother-of-pearl-inlaid zitan brushpot with poem yishan caotang songsi, China, Yongle mark. Photo Nagel Good condition. H. 10,2 cm. Lot 1197. Estimate 2500 € Nagel Auctions. "Asian Art". May 10th 2012http://www.auction.de/
22 novembre 2011

A wood brush pot decorated. Second halöf 19th century

228. A wood brush pot decorated. Second half 19th century. Photo Lempertz with playing children and scholars amidst plants in flat mother-of-pearl inlay. Minor losses, feet reworked. H 16,2 cm. Estimate 500 € Lempertz. Auction 991 Asian Art. December 9, 2011 www.lempertz-online.de
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22 novembre 2011

Two North Vietnamese rosewood panels. Around 1900

Two North Vietnamese rosewood panels. Around 1900. Photo Lempertz with birds on plumblossom branches, bamboo and peonies in flat inlay of mother-of-pearl. 14,2 x 25,5 cm. (2). Estimate 500 €. Lempertz. Auction 991 Asian Art. December 9, 2011 www.lempertz-online.de
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