11 août 2012

Rectangular Tray. Lacquer, mother-of-pearl, wood. Ming dynasty, 1368-1458

Rectangular Tray. Lacquer, mother-of-pearl, wood. Ming dynasty, 1368-1458. 2 3/4 x 15 x 5 1/8 in. 7.0 x 38.0 x13.0 cm. 80.57. Founders Society Purchase, Howard Young Fund. Photo ©2012, Detroit Institute of Arts
27 novembre 2011

A carved red lacquer rectangular tray. Ming dynasty, late 16th / early 17th century

A carved red lacquer rectangular tray. Ming dynasty, late 16th / early 17th century. Photo Lempertz raised on a low foot, the interior with four bearded figures and their attendants in a landscape with craggy mountains and a lake. The rim with lotus flowers on leafy branches, the exterior similarly decorated with flowers, the base lacquered black. The characteristics of the carving assigned the work to the so called Yunnan ware. Minor missing areas, short cracks/ H 3,7 cm; B 35,2 cm; 14,2 cm. Estimate 7.000 € Lempertz. Auction 991... [Lire la suite]

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