Lot 30
  • 30

A CINNABAR LACQUER TWO-TIERED BOX AND COVER MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Description

  • lacquer
  • 14 cm, 5 1/2  in.
of lozenge section, the cover finely carved with a river landscape, depicting two men drinking tea in a pavilion whilst watching a man approaching in a boat, all beneath pine and willow trees, the straight sides carved with leafy chrysanthemum sprays, all supported on a short straight foot with key-fret band, the interior and base lacquered black

Provenance

Sotheby’s London, 9th November 2005, lot 259.
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