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A CINNABAR LACQUER DISH
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
50
A CINNABAR LACQUER DISH
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A CINNABAR LACQUER DISH
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
of circular form, with shallow everted sides supported on a short tapered foot, carved through rich layers of cinnabar lacquer, the interior with a central peony medallion surrounded by eight sprays of floral blooms and leaves, encircled by a band of ruyi heads, the sides decorated with meandering lotus sprays repeated in the interior and exterior, with a key-fret border at the foot, the rim lined with bamboo-imitation gilt-bronze, the base lacquered black 
29 cm, 11 7/16  in.
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Catalogue Note

A slightly larger dish of this type but carved with a different floral motif on the interior, in the Palace Museum, Beijing, is illustrated in Gugong bowuyuan cang. Diaoqi [Carved lacquer in the Palace Museum], Beijing, 1985, pl. 360, together with one similarly carved with floral sprays but lacking the ruyi band, pl. 357.

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