Lot 260
  • 260

A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'LYCHEE' SEAL PASTE BOX AND COVER MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
Sold
7,500 USD
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Description

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)
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