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A PRIVATE COLLECTION OF SCHOLARLY WORKS OF ART

A CINNABAR LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
352

A PRIVATE COLLECTION OF SCHOLARLY WORKS OF ART

A CINNABAR LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A CINNABAR LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
the cover and everted rim carved with a stylised design of alternating lotus and peaches between bats in flight, the box further decorated with a band of lotus pattern, with a pale celadon jade finial, the interior and base lacquered black
Quantity: 2
16 cm, 6 1/4  in.
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Catalogue Note

Related boxes include one in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, included in the Museum’s exhibition Masterpieces of Chinese Carved Lacquer Ware in the National Palace Museum, 1972, cat. no. 43; another in the Sanxi Tang (Studio of the Three Rarities) of Yangxin Dian (Hall of Mental Cultivation), illustrated in Gerald Holzwarth, ‘The Qianlong Emperor as Art Patron and the Formation of the Collections of the Palace Museum, Beijing’, China. The Three Emperors. 1662-1795, London, 2005, p. 44, fig. 15; and a third example, published in Qingdai gongting shenghuo/Life in the Forbidden City, Hong Kong, 1995, pl. 127.

St George Street Sale: Asian Art

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