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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ARTHUR AND SARA JO KOBACKER

AN EMBELLISHED ZITAN 'SQUIRREL AND GRAPEVINE' CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 USD
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830

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ARTHUR AND SARA JO KOBACKER

AN EMBELLISHED ZITAN 'SQUIRREL AND GRAPEVINE' CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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AN EMBELLISHED ZITAN 'SQUIRREL AND GRAPEVINE' CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
the top of the cover adorned with four squirrels crouching in opposite directions and surrounded by a scrolling grape vine bearing clusters of fruit and leaves, the vine inlaid in silver wire, the animals, fruits, and leaves variously set with mother-of-pearl, shell, or colored stones, the lions' fur carefully incised and their eyes inset with colored stone pupils, the sides of the cover with further grape vines above a silver-inlaid keyfret rim, the sides of the box with inlaid floral scroll beneath a silver-inlaid keyfret rim, wood stand (3)
Diameter 3 1/4  in., 8.3 cm
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Provenance

Christie’s Hong Kong, 30th April 2000, Lot 563.

Important Chinese Art

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