570
570
A BLACK LACQUER 'TIXI' BOX AND COVER
MING DYNASTY, 15TH / 16TH CENTURY
Estimate
30,00050,000
JUMP TO LOT
570
A BLACK LACQUER 'TIXI' BOX AND COVER
MING DYNASTY, 15TH / 16TH CENTURY
Estimate
30,00050,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A BLACK LACQUER 'TIXI' BOX AND COVER
MING DYNASTY, 15TH / 16TH CENTURY
the circular domed cover with a central stylized flowerhead surrounded by five concentric bands of pommel scrolls, the deep rounded base with two further bands of pommel scrolls above upright onion-shaped lappets around the foot, all carved through layers dark brownish-black lacquer alternating with two red layers, the interior and base lacquered brownish-black (2)
Diameter 9 3/4  in., 24.8 cm
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Catalogue Note

Compare a similar tixi lacquer box in the Mike Healy Collection, illustrated in Julia M. White, Masterpieces of Chinese Lacquer from the Mike Healy Collection, Honolulu, 2005, cat. no. 13.

Important Chinese Art

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