13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,250
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A RECTANGULAR ZITAN DOCUMENT-BOX AND COVER
The box is fitted with an interior tray and the exterior is mounted at either end with loop handles falling to a circular knocking plate, the front is mounted with a shaped circular lockplate and ruyi-shaped lock, the top has ruyi-head mounts at the corners. The wood has a rich deep tone.
8 x 16 ½ x 9 5/8 in. (20.5 x 42 x 24.5 cm.)
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Property from a private UK collection, acquired in Hong Kong in the 1980s.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE UK COLLECTION, ACQUIRED IN HONG KONG IN THE 1980s (LOTS 690 AND 691)
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