01 mai 2011

A pair of large imperial lacquered and gilt cabinets, sijianggui. . Ming Dynasty, 17th century

A  pair of large imperial lacquered and gilt cabinets, sijianggui. . Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Photo Christies Ltd 2011 Each of massive rectangular form and comprising two sections supported on short square feet, the hat chest top section with two square floating panel doors fitted flush and with a removable centre stile, below the large cabinet similarly fitted with rectangular doors, gilt to the front with fierce Buddhist lions carefully detailed with scaly spines and bushy tails, some in full stride, others in pairs,... [Lire la suite]
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