• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

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

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1186

    AN UNUSUAL CARVED RED LACQUER RECTANGULAR TRAY

    LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL CARVED RED LACQUER RECTANGULAR TRAY
    LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
    Carved with a scene depicting the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove, and two attendants in a pavilion, the interior and exterior of the sides carved with birds perched in flowering branches of prunus and camellia
    16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) long


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    Compare another carved red lacquer tray of slightly smaller size (40.3 cm.), carved with the same motif, and dated to the late Ming dynasty, in the Qing Court Collection, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Lacquer Wares of the Yuan and Ming Dynasties, Hong Kong, 2006, p. 245, no. 193.

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