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PROPERTY FROM THE JUNKUNC COLLECTION

A RARE DATED 'QIANGJIN' AND 'TIANQI' LACQUER 'DRAGON' BOX AND COVER WANLI MARK AND PERIOD, DATED JIACHEN YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1604
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 60,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
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PROPERTY FROM THE JUNKUNC COLLECTION

A RARE DATED 'QIANGJIN' AND 'TIANQI' LACQUER 'DRAGON' BOX AND COVER WANLI MARK AND PERIOD, DATED JIACHEN YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1604
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 60,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A RARE DATED 'QIANGJIN' AND 'TIANQI' LACQUER 'DRAGON' BOX AND COVER WANLI MARK AND PERIOD, DATED JIACHEN YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1604
of square form with canted corners, the cover decorated in polychrome lacquer and gilt incisions with two five-clawed dragons in three quarter view, one in red, the other in black, contesting a 'flaming pearl' above turbulent waves and amidst cloud scrolls, all reserved on a diaper ground, the rounded sides with recessed panels incised with peony sprays framed by ruyi meanders below and to the corners, the box similarly decorated, the interiors and base lacquered red, the base incised and gilt with an inscription reading Da Ming Wanli jiachen nian zhi, corresponding to 1604, Japanese wood box (4)  
Width 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm 
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Provenance

Nagatani, Inc., Chicago, 2nd July 1951. 
Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978). 

Important Chinese Art

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