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    Sale 5101

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    9 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 64

    A black lacquer mother-of-pearl inlaid tray, 17th century

    Price Realised  

    A black lacquer mother-of-pearl inlaid tray, 17th century
    of square form with slightly flaring rims, decorated to the interior well with a dignitary seated before a table upon which a meal is served, a young assistant offering further choices, seated beneath an overhanging pine tree within a fenced garden and below the gaze of a full moon, the sides each with a panel of red lacquered woven bamboo motifs, and surrounded by a fret ground of flower motifs within triangular star designs -- 7 1/8in. (18cm.) wide, Japanese box.


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