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PROPERTY FROM THE JUNKUNC COLLECTION

A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'LYCHEE' SEAL PASTE BOX AND COVER MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE JUNKUNC COLLECTION

A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'LYCHEE' SEAL PASTE BOX AND COVER MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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New York

A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'LYCHEE' SEAL PASTE BOX AND COVER MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
the round sides and cover applied with numerous layers of black and red lacquer, deeply carved allover with thin stems bearing large lychee fruits surrounded by leaves naturalistically bending and curling, the fruits finely carved with various diaper patterns, the leaves incised with veins, the interiors and base lacquered black, the base with a later-added six-character Wanli mark (2)
Diameter 3 in., 7.7 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978). 

Important Chinese Art

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New York