27th Jan, 2022 10:00

Asian Art Discoveries

 
  Lot 139
 

139

A LACQUERED WOOD SADDLE, QING DYNASTY

Sold for €758

including Buyer's Premium


Lot details

South China, Yunnan Province, 19th century. The wood lacquered black, crimson red and ochre yellow with stylized floral ornaments, various emblems, as well as dotted and linear designs, tied to a leather base. This saddle is from the Yi ethnic minority in Yunnan Province.

Condition: The wood with extensive wear, age cracks, chips and small losses. Some losses and wear to the lacquer with weathering in some areas. Some losses and minor cracks to the mother-of-pearl. The leather with extensive wear, creasing, and stains.
Provenance: Michel Paciello, Venice. Collection of Dr. Koos de Jong, acquired from the above in 2013. Dr. de Jong is a Dutch art historian and has been privately collecting Chinese art over decades. He has authored hundreds of articles and several books on Dutch fine and decorative arts spanning from the Middle Ages to the modern era and published an extensive study of saddle rugs in Dragon & Horse. Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond. Between 1976 and 2009 he worked for numerous museums across the Netherlands and was director of the European Ceramic Work Center in Den Bosch.

Weight: 1.8 kg
Dimensions: Length 41 cm

The Yi or Nuosuo people (historically known as Lolo) are an ethnic group in China, Vietnam, and Thailand. Numbering nine million people, they are the seventh largest of the 55 ethnic minority groups officially recognized by the People’s Republic of China. They live primarily in rural areas of Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou, and Guangxi, usually in mountainous regions.

With an associated metal stand. (2)

彩繪漆木馬鞍,清代
雲南,十九世紀。木胎黑漆底上用深红色和黄色彩繪花卉紋飾装饰品,配件均绑在皮革底座上。 這只馬鞍來自云南省的彝族。

品相:木胎廣泛磨損,老化裂紋,碎片和小缺損。在某些區域由於風化,漆面有所損失和磨損。螺鈿有一些損失和輕微裂縫。皮革大量磨損,有壓痕和污漬。
來源:威尼斯Michel Paciello藝廊。Drs. Koos de Jong收藏,2013年購於上述藝廊(發票已遺失)。Drs. de Jong是一位荷蘭藝術史學家, 幾十年來他一直私人收藏中國藝術品。他撰寫了數百篇文章和幾本書,內容涉及從中世紀到現代的荷蘭美術和裝飾藝術。 2013年,他在《Dragon & Horse:Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond》中發表了有關中國騎馬裝備的詳盡研究。1976年至2009年間,他曾在荷蘭的許多博物館工作,並曾擔任登博世歐洲陶瓷工作中心的主任。

重量:1.8 公斤
尺寸:長41 厘米

 

South China, Yunnan Province, 19th century. The wood lacquered black, crimson red and ochre yellow with stylized floral ornaments, various emblems, as well as dotted and linear designs, tied to a leather base. This saddle is from the Yi ethnic minority in Yunnan Province.

Condition: The wood with extensive wear, age cracks, chips and small losses. Some losses and wear to the lacquer with weathering in some areas. Some losses and minor cracks to the mother-of-pearl. The leather with extensive wear, creasing, and stains.
Provenance: Michel Paciello, Venice. Collection of Dr. Koos de Jong, acquired from the above in 2013. Dr. de Jong is a Dutch art historian and has been privately collecting Chinese art over decades. He has authored hundreds of articles and several books on Dutch fine and decorative arts spanning from the Middle Ages to the modern era and published an extensive study of saddle rugs in Dragon & Horse. Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond. Between 1976 and 2009 he worked for numerous museums across the Netherlands and was director of the European Ceramic Work Center in Den Bosch.

Weight: 1.8 kg
Dimensions: Length 41 cm

The Yi or Nuosuo people (historically known as Lolo) are an ethnic group in China, Vietnam, and Thailand. Numbering nine million people, they are the seventh largest of the 55 ethnic minority groups officially recognized by the People’s Republic of China. They live primarily in rural areas of Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou, and Guangxi, usually in mountainous regions.

With an associated metal stand. (2)

彩繪漆木馬鞍,清代
雲南,十九世紀。木胎黑漆底上用深红色和黄色彩繪花卉紋飾装饰品,配件均绑在皮革底座上。 這只馬鞍來自云南省的彝族。

品相:木胎廣泛磨損,老化裂紋,碎片和小缺損。在某些區域由於風化,漆面有所損失和磨損。螺鈿有一些損失和輕微裂縫。皮革大量磨損,有壓痕和污漬。
來源:威尼斯Michel Paciello藝廊。Drs. Koos de Jong收藏,2013年購於上述藝廊(發票已遺失)。Drs. de Jong是一位荷蘭藝術史學家, 幾十年來他一直私人收藏中國藝術品。他撰寫了數百篇文章和幾本書,內容涉及從中世紀到現代的荷蘭美術和裝飾藝術。 2013年,他在《Dragon & Horse:Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond》中發表了有關中國騎馬裝備的詳盡研究。1976年至2009年間,他曾在荷蘭的許多博物館工作,並曾擔任登博世歐洲陶瓷工作中心的主任。

重量:1.8 公斤
尺寸:長41 厘米

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