25 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 13,750
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A CARVED RED LACQUER PETAL-LOBED DISH
MING DYNASTY, EARLY 15TH CENTURY
With shallow rounded sides rising to a barbed petal-lobed rim, the interior finely carved with leafy stems of peony bearing three large blossoms and buds in the center, with further peony decoration on the exterior above the foot of conforming outline; the sides of the dish later constructed around the center
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) across, wood box
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Sammy Lee & Wangs Co., Ltd., Hong Kong, 1973.
Lee Yu-kuan, Oriental Lacquer Art, New York/Tokyo, 1972, p. 174, no. 104.
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