01 avril 2018

Tray, Japan, Tokyo, circa 1900

Tray, Japan, Tokyo, circa 1900, cloisonné, musen and yusen enamel, applied with a shakudo rim, 30.8 x 26 cm, Khalili Collections, E 37 © 2016 Khalili Collections.
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23 avril 2017

A black lacquer 'tixi' tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 144. A black lacquer 'tixi' tray, Ming dynasty, 16th century, 22 cm, 8 5/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  of circular form, the shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to a thickly rolled rim, deeply carved through black and red lacquer layers with two rows of ruyi-shaped cloud scrolls enclosing a five-pointed star in the centre, the exterior similarly decorated with a foliate scroll, the base lacquered brown, Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
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13 décembre 2016

Exhibition brings together historic and contemporary silver masterpieces

Charles Frederick Kandler, cup and cover (detail), 1736-7 © The Holburne Museum / Tony Gilbert Photography BATH.- The Holburne Museum presents Silver: Light and Shade, an exhibition that brings together historic and contemporary silver masterpieces to investigate the texture, form and colour of this precious metal. The exhibition, the third and final major presentation in the Holburne’s centenary programme, shows an extraordinary selection of objects on loan from UK museums and private collections which are displayed... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2014

A cloisonné enamel tray, Meiji period (late 19th century), attributed to the workshop of Namikawa Sosuke (1847-1910)

A cloisonné enamel tray, Meiji period (late 19th century), attributed to the workshop of Namikawa Sosuke (1847-1910). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The lobed tray decorated after a design by Watanabe Seitei (1851-1918) in silver wires and partly in wireless (musen) enamels with a pair of geese on a pale gray ground, signed Seitei and sealed; 10¾in. (27.3cm.) diameter. Estimation USD 10,000 - 15,000 Generally in good overall condition for its age except some very minor surface wear. Provenance: From a Private... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2014

A cloisonné enamel tray, Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Sakigake (Workshop of Namikawa Sosuke; 1847-1910)

A cloisonné enamel tray, Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Sakigake (Workshop of Namikawa Sosuke; 1847-1910). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The lobed tray decorated after a design by Watanabe Seitei (1851-1918), in gold and silver wires and partly in wireless (musen) enamels with a quail, bracken and blue orchid branch on a pale gray ground changing to orange at the top, signed Seitei and sealed; inlaid seal mark on reverse; 10¾in. (27.3cm.) diameter. Estimation: USD 20,000 - 30,000 Generally in excellent overall... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2012

Tray in enamelled bronze depicting battle, manufacturing Cantonese, end of sec. XIX

Tray in enamelled bronze depicting battle, manufacturing Cantonese, end of sec. XIX. © Aste di Antiquariato Boetto s.r.l. 31x21, 5 cm. Estimate €  150-200 Aste di Antiquariato Boetto s.r.l. Arte Orientale. Martedì 11 Dicembre 2012 http://www.asteboetto.it
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20 août 2012

A Set of Three Chinese Powder Blue Ewers and Tray. Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

A Set of Three Chinese Powder Blue Ewers and Tray. Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Each ewer of pear form with gilt decoration, one ewer monogrammed "A", one monogrammed "S", the tray of trefoil form. The largest 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) wide (4) - Estimate £800 - £1,200 Christie's Interiors, 4 September 2012, London, South Kensington 
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19 août 2012

A Chinese Export black lacquer and parcel-gilt tray, late 18th-early 19th century

A Chinese Export black lacquer and parcel-gilt tray, late 18th-early 19th century. Photo Sotheby's Together with a conforming table stand. Tray 35 1/4 in. by 24 in. 89.5 cm; 61 cm - Estimate 3,000-4,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com 
13 août 2012

Tray on Conical Stand with Mounted Archer in Center and Fifteen Horned Animals around Rim. 4th–2nd century BCE

Tray on Conical Stand with Mounted Archer in Center and Fifteen Horned Animals around Rim. Copper Alloy. H. 27.7; Diam. 30 cm Semirechye/Zhetisu, 4th–2nd century BCE. Museum of Archaeology, Almaty: MA AA-1. Photography by Viktor Kharchenko © Museum of Archaeology of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty. Figurines of fifteen unidentified animals circle the rim of the tray in a clockwise direction. A mounted archer, placed off center to one side, is shown galloping in clockwise direction, and drawing his bow, prepared to shoot an... [Lire la suite]
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11 août 2012

Tray with Cranes and Chrysanthemums. Lacquer on wood and fabric. Yuan dynasty, first half of the 14th century

Tray with Cranes and Chrysanthemums. Lacquer on wood and fabric. Yuan dynasty, first half of the 14th century. 1 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. diam. ( 3.8 x 29.2 cm). 80.25. Founders Society Purchase, Stoddard Fund for Asian Art and funds from the Gerald W. Chamberlin Foundation, Inc. Photo ©2012, Detroit Institute of Arts.