3680
3680
A CINNABAR LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
MING – QING DYNASTY
Estimate
700,000900,000
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3680
A CINNABAR LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
MING – QING DYNASTY
Estimate
700,000900,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A CINNABAR LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
MING – QING DYNASTY
of circular form and supported on a short straight foot of corresponding form, the flat top of the cover carved with a medallion enclosing a tranquil scene depicting figures engaging in different activities against a landscape scene rendered with tall overhanging pine trees and mountains, including one supporting a tray of cups, another two conversing, one pointing at a crane from a galleried pavilion, all surrounded by bands of shou medallions and lappets, each of the rounded sides of the box and cover carved with four cusped cartouches alternating with one of the bajixiang emblems, each cartouche depicted with luxuriant floral blooms issuing from jagged rockwork, the interior and base lacquered black, box inscription by Kobori Sokei
38 cm, 14 7/8  in.
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