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SOLD BY THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

A QINGBAI 'LOTUS' COSMETIC BOX AND COVER
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY 
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 1,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT
705

SOLD BY THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

A QINGBAI 'LOTUS' COSMETIC BOX AND COVER
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY 
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 1,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A QINGBAI 'LOTUS' COSMETIC BOX AND COVER
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY 
of slightly compressed circular form, the gently domed cover incised with a floral spray on a rouletted ground, the interior of the box applied with three small cups divided by three arched stems issuing from a central leaf and terminating in two lotus pods and one bud, the exterior sides incised with stylized overlapping petals, covered overall with a pale blue glaze pooling to a darker tone in the recesses (2)
Diameter 4 5/8  in., 12 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Mrs. Potter Palmer (1849-1918) and thence by descent.
Gifted to the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago by Pauline Palmer Wood (1917-1984) in 1972 (acc. no. 1972-1276a-b).

Important Chinese Art

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New York