08 juillet 2011

A French mid-19th century ormolu mounted amaranth, fruitwood and Japanese lacquer secrétaire à abattant

A French mid-19th century ormolu mounted amaranth, fruitwood and Japanese lacquer secrétaire à abattant. photo Bonhams the brocatelle d'Espagne marble top within a pierced drapery gallery, above a long drawer centred by a female mask issuing floral garlands, the fall front with a lacquer panel depicting a group of Samouraï in a landscape, opening to an interior with one shelf and four small drawers with a central pigeon hole, above a frieze drawer with a push release button, each side panel with a lacquer medallion depicting a... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2010

Arita blue and white & Japanese lacquer on porcelain Arita, 17th century & 18th century.

A pair of tall Arita blue and white beaker vases, late 17th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's each of waisted cylindrical form, painted with flowering branches and pierced rockwork; 42.5cm; 16 3/4in. Estimate 2,000—3,000 GBP. Lot Sold 4,750 GBP An unusual large Japanese lacquer on porcelain Arita baluster vase, 18th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's the domed foot rising to a rounded body and flaring rim, with shaped panels of flowering branches and verandahs,on a dark lotus scroll ground, fitted for electricity;... [Lire la suite]