75
75
A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'FIGURAL' BOX AND COVER
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Estimation
20 00030 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT
75
A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'FIGURAL' BOX AND COVER
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Estimation
20 00030 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'FIGURAL' BOX AND COVER
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
of rectangular form, deftly carved to the flat cover with a scene of four scholars appreciating paintings and antiquities in a garden setting, with attendants, deer, rocks, clouds, and vegetation completing the picture, the sides of the box carved with blossoming magnolia branches, all against a diaper ground, the interiors and base lacquered black
Quantité: 2
14 cm, 5 1/2  in.
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Description

Compare a similar box and cover in the Cincinnati Art Museum, illustrated in Chinese Art in the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, 1997, pl. 99; a related example in the Shanghai Museum, included in the Museum's exhibition In A Myriad of Forms: The Ancient Chinese Lacquers, Shanghai, 2018, cat. no. 85; and a circular box and cover carved with related scene, in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, included in the Museum's exhibition Carving the Subtle Radiance of Colors. Treasured Lacquerware in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, 2008, cat. no. 72.

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