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    Sale 12548

    The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    5 April 2016, Hong Kong

  • Lot 170

    A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER HEXALOBED BOX AND COVER

    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

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    A CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER HEXALOBED BOX AND COVER
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
    The cover of elongated hexalobed form is carved with a cartouche of conforming shape in the centre depicting an aged scholar accompanied by his attendant in a fenced garden looking over a lotus pond. The sides of the cover and box are carved with ogival cartouches enclosing florette-diaper divided by the Bajixiang, 'Eight Buddhist Emblems'. The interior and base are lacquered black.
    6 1/8 in. (15.7 cm.) long


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