• 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 1067

    A SMALL RED LACQUER CUP TABLE AND A RED LACQUER TEA BOWL STAND

    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Both: Sammy Y. Lee & Wangs Co., Ltd., Hong Kong, 1973.


    Literature

    Both: Lee Yu-kuan, Oriental Lacquer Art, New York/Tokyo, 1972, p. 181, no. 111 and p. 292, no. 222, respectively.