26 septembre 2021

A Ryukyuan mother-of-pearl-inlaid black lacquer large rectangular box and cover, 17th-18th century

Lot 206. A Ryukyuan mother-of-pearl-inlaid black lacquer rectangular box and cover, 17th-18th century; 15 x 10 1/8 x 3 ¼in (38.1 x 25.7 x 8.2cm). Estimate US$ 2,000 - US$ 3,000. Sold for US$ 1,530. © Bonhams 2001-2021 Decorated on the flat with two scholars conversing in a dense pine and bamboo landscape with their attendants nearby one holding a fan, the other scrolls, a small building nearby and a rich foliage foreground with a small maple tree, the rounded sides of the cover with shaped... [Lire la suite]

05 mars 2020

A very rare tixi lacquer rectangular box and cover, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 2026. A very rare tixi lacquer rectangular box and cover, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 7 in. (17.9 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised HKD 596,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Of rounded rectangular shape, the box and cover deeply carved in tixi style with elegant classic ruyi motifs between scrollwork through alternating layers of lustrous black, red, green and yellow lacquer. Provenance: The Nagata Collection, Tokyo,... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2020

A rectangular inlaid zitan box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 229. A rectangular inlaid zitan box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Length 11 in., 28 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular form with slightly canted corners, the cover skillfully inlaid depicting a malachite-crested and hardstone bird perched on a gnarled stained- bone branch issuing flowering mother-of pearl, hardstone and coral prunus blossoms and buds, and with hibiscus blooms issuing from rockwork... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2020

A rare embellished zitan rectangular box and cover, 17th-18th century

Lot 1402. A rare embellished zitan rectangular box and cover, 17th-18th century; 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The top of the cover inlaid in mother-of-pearl, hardstone and horn with an unusual scene of two foreign merchants, one leading an angry-looking monkey by a silver wire rope, the other with demon-like face carrying a staff hung with a double-gourd flask, with rocks in the foreground and clouds above, the... [Lire la suite]
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

Lot 112. A celadon-glazed 'Buddhist lion' rectangular box and cover, Mid Ming Dynasty, 15th-16th century; 14.3cm high. Estimate HK$ 80,000 - 100,000. Sold for HK$ 106,250 (€10,048). 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... [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]