1296
1296

CHINESE ART FROM THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART. THE FLORENCE AND HERBERT IRVING GIFT

A COLLECTION OF EIGHT INK CAKES
LATE QING DYNASTY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
1296

CHINESE ART FROM THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART. THE FLORENCE AND HERBERT IRVING GIFT

A COLLECTION OF EIGHT INK CAKES
LATE QING DYNASTY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

|
New York

A COLLECTION OF EIGHT INK CAKES
LATE QING DYNASTY
comprising a black 'dragon' ink cake with gilt; a black 'flowers' ink cake with gilt; a black 'mythical beast' ink cake; a pair of black book-form ink cakes; a black and gilt 'pavilion' ink cake; a black and gilt 'antiques' ink cake; and a red 'scholar's retreat' ink cake; each with apocryphal marks; fitted green velvet tray (9)
Length of longest 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

John Sparks, London, 29th April 1983.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 882.

Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

|
New York