576
576
A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Estimate
25,00035,000
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576
A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Estimate
25,00035,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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New York

A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
of rectangular form crisply carved with the principal motifs in high relief over a fine diaper ground, the flat cover with a scene of four scholars appreciating paintings and antiquities in a garden setting, with attendants, deer, rocks, clouds, and vegetation completing the picture, the sides of the box carved with blossoming magnolia branches, the interior and base lacquered black (2)
Length 5 3/8  in., 13.7 cm
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Catalogue Note

A nearly identical box in the Cincinnati Museum of Art collection is illustrated in Ellen B. Avril, Chinese Art in the Cincinnati Museum of Art, Cincinnati, 1997, cat. no. 99.

Important Chinese Art

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New York