Lot 61. A MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND LACQUER INCENSE STAND, KANGXI

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Auction date:30.09.2017   15:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 61A MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND LACQUER INCENSE STAND, KANGXI
Material, color, techniques, functions etc.: Wood with black lacquer coating and inlaid mother of pearl.. China, Kangxi period (1661-1722)

Finely inlaid in slivers of iridescent mother-of-pearl with a landscape depicting several pavilions scattered on rocky shores interlinked by arched bridges and lined with a variety of trees and a waterfall, with three flat-bottomed boats drifting on rippling waters and the moon rising between misty mountains in the distance, the apron detailed with clusters of chrysanthemum flanked by sprays of camellias within meander and cloud borders and fern leaves draping the legs.

Shape: Rectangular shape with flat tabletop, resting on a curved framework with four contoured feet
Dimensions: 47 x 35 x 9 cm.
Condition: Good condition with some missing inlays here and there, some age cracks, some chipping, some touch ups to the black lacquer specifically around the feet, some wear and some minor stains
Provenance/labels: Canadian private collection.
Literature comparison: Sothebys, Chinese Art through the Eye of Sakamoto Gor_, 08 OCT 2013, HONG KONG, lot 166. (for another, yet round incense stand from the same period and with an almost identical design)

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