3670
3670
A CINNABAR LACQUER 'CHYSANTHEMUM' BOX AND COVER
SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
300,000400,000
JUMP TO LOT
3670
A CINNABAR LACQUER 'CHYSANTHEMUM' BOX AND COVER
SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
300,000400,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Important Chinese Art

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A CINNABAR LACQUER 'CHYSANTHEMUM' BOX AND COVER
SONG DYNASTY
of circular form, carved through layers of cinnabar-red lacquer revealing an ochre-yellow ground, the domed cover depicting two large chrysanthemum blooms, attendant florets and buds borne on a lush of leafy stems, the sides of the box encircled by further leaves and floral buds, the interior and base lacquered black. the interior and base lacquered black
9.2 cm, 3 5/8  in.
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Catalogue Note

See a larger Southern Song black lacquer box and cover carved with a similar design, illustrated in Sō Gen no bi. Denrai no shikki o chūshin/The Colors and Forms of Song and Yuan China. Featuring Lacquerwares, Ceramics and Metalwares, Nezu Institute of Fine Arts, Tokyo, 2004, cat. no. 106.

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong