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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1821

    A JADE INSET BURLWOOD AND HARDWOOD DISPLAY CABINET

    Price Realised  

    A JADE INSET BURLWOOD AND HARDWOOD DISPLAY CABINET
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    Of rectangular form surmounted by an additional tier containing a slender drawer, the doors opening to reveal two further drawers, each of the burlwood panels to the exterior inlaid with a central white jade lotus bloom surrounded by spinach jade lotus scroll, flanked at the corners by inlaid spinach green jade bats with wings outstretched, all supported on gilt-bronze scroll feet
    15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) wide x 7½ in. (18.9 cm.) deep x 11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high, Japanese wood box


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    Compare with a related inlaid zitan jewellery cabinet included in the Seibu Museum of Art exhibition Pekin Kokyu Hakubutsuin Ten, 1988, catalogue no. 35.; and another sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5 November 1996, lot 997.

    Provenance

    A Japanese private collection