A LARGE CARVED POLYCHROME LACQUER 'BAJIXIANG' BOX AND COVER   QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD | 清乾隆 剔彩八吉祥紋八方蓋盒
A LARGE CARVED POLYCHROME LACQUER 'BAJIXIANG' BOX AND COVER   QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD | 清乾隆 剔彩八吉祥紋八方蓋盒
A LARGE CARVED POLYCHROME LACQUER 'BAJIXIANG' BOX AND COVER   QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD | 清乾隆 剔彩八吉祥紋八方蓋盒
A LARGE CARVED POLYCHROME LACQUER 'BAJIXIANG' BOX AND COVER   QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD | 清乾隆 剔彩八吉祥紋八方蓋盒
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A LARGE CARVED POLYCHROME LACQUER 'BAJIXIANG' BOX AND COVER QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD | 清乾隆 剔彩八吉祥紋八方蓋盒

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP

A LARGE CARVED POLYCHROME LACQUER 'BAJIXIANG' BOX AND COVER QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD | 清乾隆 剔彩八吉祥紋八方蓋盒

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

A LARGE CARVED POLYCHROME LACQUER 'BAJIXIANG' BOX AND COVER

QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

清乾隆 剔彩八吉祥紋八方蓋盒


modelled with eight rounded sides raised on a short spreading foot, the cover crispy carved through deep layers of lacquer with a stylised chrysanthemum bloom framed by ruyi pendants to the centre, encircled by bajixiang ('Eight Buddhist Emblems') evenly scattered amidst various leafy floral sprays, reserved against a green and yellow lacquer diaper ground, encircled by ruyi pendant and keyfret borders, decorated to each side with a panel of basketry amongst lotuses borne on meandering leaves, the box similarly decorated, the interiors and base lacquered black

(2)

Width 44 cm, 17¼ in.

Condition Report

There are some losses to the basketry panels. Two panels of the cover and the corresponding black lacquer areas of the interior have been restored. Some cracks and retouching are visible in the interiors, including to one lobed of the box. There are some general refreshing to the red lacquer at the edges, including to the some borders of the panels and rim of the box. The cover is slightly warped.


中文內容僅供參考,請以英文原版為準。籐編開光見些許缺損。蓋有兩扇開光及蓋內所對應之黑漆經修。器內有裂並重髹,如盒之一瓣可見。邊沿經重髹,包括開光邊緣及盒之口沿等處。蓋略瓢。


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."


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Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

Compare this box with a similarly rendered box, but with gilt design in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in Lacquerware in the Collection of the Palace Museum. Classics of the Forbidden City, Beijing, 2012, pl. 238; and a similar box from the Chao collection, published in Many Splendours: Yuan, Ming and Qing Lacquereare From The Chao Collection, Beijing, 2010, pl. 94.

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