A brown lacquer cup stand, Song - Yuan dynasty 宋至元 褐漆盞托
A brown lacquer cup stand,
Song - Yuan dynasty
Japanese wood box
The base with a flaked loss (0.7x0.5cm). There are some consolidated age cracks particularly around the rim, some with associated minute flaking, as expected of its age.
See several related cup stands with metal-mounted rims included in the exhibition The Colors and Forms of Song and Yuan China: Featuring Lacquerwares, Ceramics, and Metalwares, Nezu Institute of Fine Arts, Tokyo, 2004: no. 144, in the Nezu Institute of Fine Arts, Tokyo, no. 145, in the Fujita Art Museum, Osaka, no. 146-147, in the Tokugawa Art Museum, Nagoya, and two other examples nos 148-149. Compare also a similar example from the Aoyama Studio collection, sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 9th October 2020, lot 106.
比較數盞托例，口沿包金屬料，曾展於《The Colors and Forms of Song and Yuan China: Featuring Lacquerwares, Ceramics, and Metalwares》，根津美術館，東京，2004年：東京根津美術館收藏一例，編號144；大阪藤田美術館，編號145；名古屋徳川美術館，編號146-147；另外兩例編號148-149。香港蘇富比曾售一例，青山居珍藏，售於2020 年 10 月 9 日，編號 106。