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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 83

    A blue and white box and fitted cover, Wanli mark and of the period (1573-1619)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A blue and white box and fitted cover, Wanli mark and of the period (1573-1619)
    of rectangular form with foliate canted corners, painted with cartouches of stylised lotus flowerheads with scrolling tendrils surrounded by a foliate hatched ground, the rims with bands of classic scrolls, underglaze blue six-character mark to base -- 5¼in. (13.4cm.) wide, fitted box.


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