A bamboo 'leisurely pursuits' parfumier Wanli
Lot 325
A rare bamboo 'leisurely pursuits' parfumier Wanli
HK$ 400,000 - 600,000
US$ 52,000 - 77,000
Lot Details
A rare bamboo 'leisurely pursuits' parfumier
Wanli
The exterior intricately worked in reticulation featuring a continuous scene of figures engaging in leisurely pursuits, including two ladies and an attendant playing weiqi in the woods, two boys playing qi by a lake with a younger boy depicted reading, a boy looking over their shoulders, the children playing with fireworks, gong and lantern, riding on a toy horse, flying a kite, all depicted within lush pine trees and rockworks, encased by a cylindrical zitan base and cover.
22.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • Provenance 來源:
    Private Japanese collection

    明萬曆 竹透雕仕女嬰戲圖香筒

    香筒以透雕方式,營造出在松、竹、梅及楊柳樹影間的一個閒息之地,孩童在樹林間或放風箏、或騎木馬、或點煙火、或鬥蟋蟀,嘻戲遊玩,熱鬧歡欣。中間有兩位仕女,一抱琴,一提拆技花卉,另有一對仕女在院中下棋,悠閒樂也。香筒構圖複雜,但能保持層次分明,內容充實,雕工精湛,可想像香煙在曲折竹雕中裊裊繞出,如詩美意。
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