27 - 28 October 1999
A SHELL VENEERED WASTEPAPER BASKET
Of square tapering form with scalloped rim and bracket feet, the interior painted with gilt flower vines, height, 14 1/2 in .; together with a similarly decorated table bnox with two canted hinged lids and pierced grip (containing an ivory letter opener; and a small gilt-metal box) and a mother-of-pearl and wood box cover.
Height: 2 1/2 in.
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru