19 août 2019

A carved red lacquer rectangular box and cover, Jiajing six-character incised and gilded mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 345. A carved red lacquer rectangular box and cover, Jiajing six-character incised and gilded mark and of the period (1522-1566); 26 in. (66 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 157,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The top finely carved with two birds, one perched on a branch of flowering and fruiting pomegranate, the other on another flowering branch, the branches emerging from around a pierced rock, with further flowering branches on the sides of the cover and box,... [Lire la suite]

24 février 2019

A famille rose-decorated lime-green graviata-ground rectangular box and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the perio

Lot 259. A famille rose-decorated lime-green graviata-ground rectangular box and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red in a line and of the period (1736-1795);5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) long. Estimate: USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 278,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. With indented corners, the slightly domed cover decorated in the center with a panel enclosing two female immortals and a deer standing in a landscape surrounded by a narrow raised border and an outer field of... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2019

An unusual rectangular doucai box and cover, Early 18th century

Lot 1706. An unusual rectangular doucai box and cover, Early 18th century; 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Raised on four short cabriole legs terminating in ruyi head-form feet, painted around the shaped aprons with a lotus scroll, the interior walls of the box painted with the flowers of the four seasons, the cover painted on top with butterflies in flight amidst a fruiting pomegranate tree, above the sides painted... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2016

A rare tixi lacquer rectangular box and cover, 14th-15th century

       Lot 273. A rare tixi lacquer rectangular box and cover, 14th-15th century. Estimate £5,000 - 7,000 (€6,500 - 9,100). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. The box of rounded, canted rectangular shape, the cover crisply carved through alternating layers of black and red lacquer with concentric rows of ruyi-head scrolls, surrounded by bands of formal scrolls, the interior and recessed base lacquered black with collectors mark in red. 18.5cm (7 1/4in) long (2). Provenance: a European private... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2014

A celadon-glazed 'Buddhist lion' rectangular box and cover, Mid Ming Dynasty, 15th-16th century

A celadon-glazed 'Buddhist lion' rectangular box and cover, Mid Ming Dynasty, 15th-16th century. Photo: Bonhams. The rectangular box decorated with an incised checkered pattern on each side, with a short neck to the top on which the cover rests, the handles formed from moulded Buddhist lion-heads, the cover potted with a rectangular flat top surmounted by a pair of seated Buddhist lions, each detailed with jaws open below the prominent snout and large eyes, with one paw resting on a ribboned ball, all covered with pale sea-green... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2014

A large Imperial cinnabar lacquer 'Budhhist lion' rectangular box and cover, Qianlong six-character mark and of the period

A large Imperial cinnabar lacquer 'Budhhist lion' rectangular box and cover, Qianlong six-character mark and of the period. Photo: Bonhams. The cover finely carved on top in varying depths of relief, depicting three Buddhist lions playing with a ribboned ball amidst flames, each detailed with thick manes and bushy tails carefully incised with long curls, all enclosed within key-fret bands and a border of dense leafy lotus scrolls, the sides decorated with similar lotus and key-fret bands enclosing narrow horizontal panels of... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2013

Chinese 16th Century Ming Dynasty, Wanli Mark and of the Period, blue and white porcelain box

Chinese 16th Century Ming Dynasty, Wanli Mark and of the Period, blue and white porcelain box. © 2013  I.M Chait. the rectangular form decorated with floral sprays to the exterior, on a lotus motif splayed foot; the interior with eight compartments; the (later replacement) cover of matching design; L: 7 7/8"  - Estimate $15,000-18,000 I.M Chait. IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS & ASIAN WORKS OF ART  -  March 17 2013 - Telephone 310.285.0182... [Lire la suite]