01 mai 2011

A tixi cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover. Ming Dynasty, 16th century.

A tixi cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover. Ming Dynasty, 16th century.  Photo Christies Ltd 2011 The upper surface and sides of the cover deeply carved through alternating layers of black, red and yellow lacquer with ruyi scrolls, the base faintly incised with a three-character inscription reading Zhang Cheng zao, or made by Zhang Cheng; 3½ in. (9 cm.) diam. Estimate £8,000 - £12,000 ($13,368 - $20,052) Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art , 10 May 2011. London, King Street www.christies.com
25 février 2011

Chinese Tixi Black Lacquer Dish. Yuan-Ming Dynasty

Chinese Tixi Black Lacquer Dish. Yuan-Ming Dynasty. photo courtesy Doyle New York Of rounded shallow shape, carved in relief through layers of black and red with ruyi scrolls around a central floret, the reverse with deeply carved classic scrolls, Japanese wood box. Diameter 11 3/4 inches. Estimate $4,000-6,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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11 novembre 2010

Important Chinese Lacquer from Japanese Collections @ Bonhams

A fine large tixi black lacquer carved circular dish. Song-Yuan Dynasty © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The interior deeply carved through the layers of thick black lacquer with a central flower head, surrounded by three registers of concentric ruyi-heads, the exterior with a further band of ruyi, the base lacquered black, Japanese wood box; 32cm (12½in) diam. (2). Estimate: £50,000 - 60,000, HKD 610,000 - 740,000, USD 79,000 - 95,000 The term tixi can be literally translated as 'carved rhinoceros', and is recorded in use... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2009

A Cinnabar Lacquer 'Tixi' Four-Tiered Box and Cover, Ming Dynasty, 15th / 16th Century

A Cinnabar Lacquer 'Tixi' Four-Tiered Box and Cover, Ming Dynasty, 15th / 16th Century 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in., 21 x 14 x 14 cm. Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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28 février 2009

A Black 'Tixi' Lacquer Dish, Ming Dynasty, 15th / 16th Century

A Black 'Tixi' Lacquer Dish, Ming Dynasty, 15th / 16th Century of circular form, carved through layers of red and black lacquer on a dark-brown ground with three concentric registers of ruyi-head pommels encircling a four-point star in the center, with a classic scroll to the exterior encircling the countersunk base lacquered black, Japanese wood box (2). diameter 9 in., 22.8 cm. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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