25 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,250
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A SMALL RED LACQUER CUP TABLE AND A RED LACQUER TEA BOWL STAND
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
The small rectangular table with indented corners and bowed legs joined by shaped aprons at the top and the stretcher below, the top and sides lacquered red, the underside and base lacquered black; the tea bowl stand in the shape of a round bowl sitting on top of a pedestal dish, decorated in gold-filled incised lines (qiangjin technique) with flower scroll and key-fret borders
Table 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high, 13 in. (33 cm.) wide, 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) deep; tea bowl stand 6¾ in. (17 cm.) diam., boxes (2)
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Both: Sammy Y. Lee & Wangs Co., Ltd., Hong Kong, 1973.
Both: Lee Yu-kuan, Oriental Lacquer Art, New York/Tokyo, 1972, p. 181, no. 111 and p. 292, no. 222, respectively.
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