1051
1051
A carved cinnabar lacquer foliate dish

Late Ming Dynasty

Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 96,000 HKD
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1051
A carved cinnabar lacquer foliate dish

Late Ming Dynasty

Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 96,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A carved cinnabar lacquer foliate dish

Late Ming Dynasty

well carved in the form of a flower with eight lobes, with shallow curved sides supported by a foot of conforming shape, the interior with a large central flowered diamond diaper medallion forming the stylised stamen, encircled by a frieze of large flowering peonies on leafy stems interspersed with morning glory blooms, the exterior decorated with flowering peony, lotus, and other flowers, the base lacquered black   


17.5cm., 6 7/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

Compare the various flowers on the present lot with a floral border  on a 16th century pen tray illustrated in Karamono: Imported Lacquerwork - Chinese, Korean, and Ryukyuan, Selections fromt he Tokugawa Art Museum, vol. 2, Negoya, 1997, no.  66.  The design for this dish may have come from a Song Dynasty dish of similar form with a central diaper medallion encircled by various flowers, in the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, illustrated in Hai-Wai Yi-Chen: Chinese Art in Overseas Collection, Lacquerware, The National Palace Museum, Taiwan, 1987, cat. no. 36.

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Hong Kong