3210
3210
A 'XING' BOX AND COVER
FIVE DYNASTIES
Estimation
120 000180 000
Lot. Vendu 150,000 HKD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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3210
A 'XING' BOX AND COVER
FIVE DYNASTIES
Estimation
120 000180 000
Lot. Vendu 150,000 HKD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Song Ceramics from a Distinguished Private Collector

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Hong Kong

A 'XING' BOX AND COVER
FIVE DYNASTIES
of circular form, the box fashioned with a tapered lower body resting on a countersunk base, the gently domed cover bordered with a thin lipped edge above subtly flaring sides, applied with a creamy-white glaze stopping neatly in areas to reveal the pale beige-white body
10.3 cm, 4 in.
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Provenance

Galaxie Company, Hong Kong, prior to 1990.

Description

The form of these boxes derives from metalwork. See illustrations of boxes of similar form in silver, gold and lacquered wood illustrated by Bo Gyllensvärd, 'T'ang Gold and Silver', Bulletin of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, 1957, no. 29, figs 9a, e and f.

Song Ceramics from a Distinguished Private Collector

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Hong Kong