15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A BLANC DE CHINE CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER, LATE 17TH CENTURY
the cover moulded with leafy chrysanthemum branches issuing from rocks within a band of vertical ribbing on the box -- 5¾in. (14.8cm.) diam.
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Compare with similar boxes in Jessica Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, no. 17:4, 17:5, 17:6, pp. 509-510
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