29 avril 2012

A fine and extremely rare octagonal cinnabar lacquer 'guri' dish. Song Dynasty.

A fine and extremely rare octagonal cinnabar lacquer 'guri' dish. Song Dynasty. Photo Sotheby's of eight-sided form with shallow rounded sides, deeply carved through thick layers of red lacquer and two fine black layers with robust guri pommels, the centre formed by four heads enclosing a four-pointed star, the cavetto carved with eight similar heads, one below each side of the facetted rim, the exterior similarly decorated with eight 'C'-shaped pommels set between the rim and the foot, the... [Lire la suite]
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