• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2405

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

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1071

    A CARVED RED LACQUER PETAL-LOBED DISH

    MING DYNASTY, EARLY 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED RED LACQUER PETAL-LOBED DISH
    MING DYNASTY, EARLY 15TH CENTURY
    With shallow rounded sides rising to a barbed petal-lobed rim, the interior finely carved with leafy stems of peony bearing three large blossoms and buds in the center, with further peony decoration on the exterior above the foot of conforming outline; the sides of the dish later constructed around the center
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) across, wood box


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    Provenance

    Sammy Lee & Wangs Co., Ltd., Hong Kong, 1973.


    Literature

    Lee Yu-kuan, Oriental Lacquer Art, New York/Tokyo, 1972, p. 174, no. 104.