A pair of stained ivory screens and stands Mid Qing dynasty
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A pair of stained ivory screens and stands Mid Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 175,000 (US$ 22,564) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pair of stained ivory screens and stands Mid Qing dynasty
Fine ivory carvings from the Ashfield Collection, United Kingdom (lots 301-313)
A pair of stained ivory screens and stands
Mid Qing dynasty
Each rectangular panel surmounted on a stand with green-stained archaistic finials at the extremities, both panels illustrating a scene of a general attending to a lady within a military camp, with another lady escorted from her chambers in the night by two attendants and two lantern bearers; the reverse with birds perched on gnarled bramches issuing prunus and peony blossoms.
Each: 26.6cm high. (4).

Footnotes

  • 清中期 象牙雕古代人物故事插屏一對

    Provenance 來源:
    Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1990
    Ashfield collection

    Illustrated 出版:
    Ivories of China and the East, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1984, no. 158.

    For a closely related pair of ivory screens, with similar carving and subjuet matter, see Warren E. Cox, Chinese Ivory Sculpture, New York, 1946, p.102, plate 43. Another similar screen is illustrated by Michael Beurdeley, The Chinese Collector through the centuries, Tokyo, 1966, p. 245, no. 116.

    For a similar green-stained ivory stand, see the original stand for a Qianlong pale green jade circular table screen, sold in these rooms, 24 November 2010, lot 251.

    插屏以象牙雕成,以陰刻配合淺浮雕古代人物故事,一件插屏描繪在樓閣間一女子漏夜出門,前方有兩位侍從提燈籠帶路;另一件插屏描繪出一位將軍在兵營中接送一女子,馬車在前方等候。兩件插屏反面皆飾花鳥紋,以茶花、桃花及牡丹花為內容。邊座為木嵌鏤雕艾草紋染色象牙,典雅古芳。

    一件內容及雕工皆與本拍品十分類同的象牙雕插屏,可見於另一件與本拍品相近的插屏,可見於Warren E. Cox,《Chinese Ivory Sculpture》,紐約,1946,頁102,圖版43。另一件類同的例子,可參見 Michael Beurdeley,《The Chinese Collector through the centuries》,東京,1966,頁245,編號116。

    與本拍品製工相似的木嵌鏤雕染色象牙邊座之例子,可參考清乾隆青白玉仙人祝壽圓插屏之插座,見香港邦瀚斯,2010年11月24日,拍品編號251。
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