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A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'LYCHEE' BOX AND COVER, MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

Estimate:

20,000 to - 30,000 USD

A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'LYCHEE' BOX AND COVER, MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'LYCHEE' BOX AND COVER, MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

Estimate:

20,000 to - 30,000 USD

A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'LYCHEE' BOX AND COVER

MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

明十六世紀 剔紅荔枝紋蓋盒



the box with steep, rounded sides rising from a short stepped foot, the high, domed cover also with steep walls rising to a flat medallion top, the cinnabar-lacquered exteriors each carved in varying layers with lychee fruits in multiple patterned skins borne on leafing branches over a diaper ground, between keyfret and stylized lappet bands, the interiors and base covered in black lacquer (2)


Height 4¾ in., 12 cm

Age cracks throughout. The section above the fruits has been replaced/restored to the top panel of the cover. Several small restored areas throughout the cover exterior, and the interior as been re-lacquered. The box mouthrim has a few restored areas, the interior has been re-lacquered, and the footring is re-lacquered or restored.


有因年代久遠的細縫。蓋頂部岩石部分經修或換,蓋外壁有數處小修,內壁經重漆。盒口沿有數處修補,內壁重漆,圈足也重漆或修。


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 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.

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