• Lot 96

    A blanc-de-chine betel-nut box and cover


    Price Realised  


    A blanc-de-chine betel-nut box and cover
    The top moulded with a peony spray surrounded by a scrolling lotus border, the box divided into two compartments
    10 cm. long

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    A similar box was in the Groninger Museum Exhibition of Blanc de Chine, 1974, no. 15. Eight other pieces were offered in the Vung Tau cargo, sold in our Amsterdam Rooms on 7 and 8 April 1992, lots 459 and 460.

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    Pre-Lot Text



    The box was included by S. Marchant & Son in their exhibition of blanc-de-chine, June 1994, p. 72, no. 111, (see label attached to the reverse).