17 mars 2019

A tixi lacquer circular cup stand and a small carved red lacquer box and cover, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1128. A tixi lacquer circular cup stand and a small carved red lacquer box and cover, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). The cup stand: 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) diam. The box and cover: 3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) diam. Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The cup stand, carved with a central foliate motif within a raised ring and bead border surrounded by a field of pommel scroll below a band of petals on the sides, repeated on the exterior; the box, of circular form, the domed cover carved with a... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2019

A tixi lacquer cup stand, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 1645. A tixi lacquer cup stand, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty; 6 3/8 in.(16.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The hollow, rounded cup holder is deeply carved on the exterior through layers of red and black lacquer with a band of large ruyi scrolls, repeated on both sides of the dish-like flange and again on the splayed foot, and the interior lacquered black, Japanese wood box.  Provenance: Private Collection, Japan.Bukchon Art Museum, Seoul,... [Lire la suite]
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22 février 2019

A finely carved tixi lacquer circular box and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 129. A finely carved tixi lacquer circular box and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) diam. Estimate $30,000 - $40,000. Price Realized $40,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008 The cover and sides deeply carved with fluid swirling classic scrolls exposing layers of red, black and ochre lacquer, the interior and recessed base covered with a dark brown lacquer,box.  Note: The deep V-cut decoration which exposes the multiple layers of red, black and ochre lacquer is... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2018

Petit plateau quadrilobé en laque rouge tixi, Fin de la dynastie Song-dynastie Yuan, fin du XIIIème siècle

Lot 167. Petit plateau quadrilobé en laque rouge tixi, Fin de la dynastie Song-dynastie Yuan, fin du XIIIème siècle. Longueur: 22 cm. (8 5/8 in.). Estimation: EUR 20,000 - EUR 30,000 (USD 23,627 - USD 35,440). Price realised EUR 43,750.  © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  De forme quadrilobée, il repose sur un petit pied droit. En laque rouge rehaussée d'une ligne noire, il est délicatement sculpté de volutes stylisées concentriques évoquant des nuages de ruyi. Le dos laqué... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2017

Boîte couverte en laque tixi, Début de la dynastie Ming

Lot 55. Boîte couverte en laque tixi, Début de la dynastie Ming; 24,7 cm, 9 3/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 €. Lot Sold 25,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. A tixi lacquer box and cover, Early Ming dynasty de forme circulaire, le couvercle bombé sculpté à travers les couches successives de laque rouge et noire d'une fleurette centrale entourée de cinq registres de ruyi stylisés, la boîte aux côtés arrondis sculptée d'un décor similaire, l'intérieur et la base laqués noir,... [Lire la suite]
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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]

11 novembre 2015

A carved tixi lacquer rectangular tray, 17th century

A carved tixi lacquer rectangular tray, 17th century. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000 (€14,000 - 21,000). Photo Bonhams.. Photo Bonhams. Supported on a low foot with upturned sides, the interior crisply carved through layers of dark brown and red lacquer with two concentric rows of pommel scrolls, nine along each row, encircled along the sides with a further band of pommel scrolls, the exterior with formal scrolls, Japanese wood box. 53.4cm (21in) long (2).  Note: Compare with a related and smaller tixi... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2015

A rare tixi lacquer circular box and cover, 15th century

A rare tixi lacquer circular box and cover, 15th century. Estimate £18,000 - 20,000 (€25,000 - 28,000). Photo Bonhams. The domed cover deeply carved through the layers of black and red lacquer with registers of concentric ruyi-heads surrounding a small flower head to the centre, the base similarly decorated, resting on a short, slightly spreading foot, the interior and recessed base lacquered black. 25cm (9 7/8in) diam. (2).  Notes: Compare related examples illustrated in The Complete... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2015

A rare carved tixi lacquer spitoon, zhadou, 15th-16th century

A rare carved tixi lacquer spitoon, zhadou, 15th-16th century. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€8,500 - 11,000). Photo Bonhams. The compressed globular body deeply carved with eight ruyi shaped pommels, rising to a wide flared mouth carved with eight further pommels, the layers of red lacquer appearing in two thin lines sandwiched between the layers of lustrous brownish-black guri, the interior and the base lined with silver. 13.3cm (5 2/8in) diam. Published and Illustrated: R.Krahl and B.Morgan, From Innovation to... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2015

An exceptional Jianyao 'Hare's fur' tea bowl and a tixi lacquer stand bowl, Southern Song dynasty

 An exceptional Jianyao 'Hare's fur' tea bowl and a tixi lacquer stand bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); lacquer stand, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $80,000 – $120,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is mounted with a silver rim, covered with a thick black glaze finely streaked with iridescent 'hare's fur' markings, stopping irregularly above the foot exposing the chocolate-brown body. The tixi lacquer stand is constructed with a hexafoil... [Lire la suite]