A 'qiangjin' and 'tianqi' lacquer 'dragon' box and cover, Ming dynasty, Wanli period | 明萬曆 戧金填漆穿花龍紋蓋盒
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A 'qiangjin' and 'tianqi' lacquer 'dragon' square box and cover
Ming dynasty, Wanli period
Width 12⅜ in., 31.7 cm
There are losses, chips and splitting to the top rim of the box. Both the box and the cover with scattered losses and chips to the corners and the rims; with general consolidations and areas of touch-ups. Overall with expected surface wear and typical lacquer crazing and cracks, consistent with age and type.
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盒口沿見缺損、磕損及裂。盒及盒蓋邊緣及邊角均見少許磕損、另見加 固及補繪。整體見正常表面磨損及漆面開片及裂紋，與年代及品類相 符。
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Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997).
Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. M.7.6.
吳權博士 (1910-1997) 收藏
Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum, Hong Kong, 2011, pl. 185.
柯玫瑰等，《Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum》，香港，2011年，圖版185