• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2389

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    14 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    A MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER CIRCULAR STAND

    MING DYNASTY, 15TH-16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER CIRCULAR STAND
    MING DYNASTY, 15TH-16TH CENTURY
    The top decorated with diaper pattern encircled by a band of ruyi heads within twisted metal wire borders, with diaper pattern on the sides above a recessed waist with five quadrilobed openings, with a petal lappet border below, with further diaper pattern on the shaped apron and cabriole legs with scroll motifs projecting from the back and ending in upward-turned leaf scrolls raised on ball supports
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high, 8¼ in. (21 cm.) across top, box


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    Provenance

    Sammy Y. Lee & Wangs Co., Hong Kong, 1972.


    Literature

    Lee Yu-kuan, Oriental Lacquer Art, New York/Tokyo, 1973, p. 97, no. 35.