• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1189

    A CARVED RED LACQUER SHALLOW CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER

    MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED RED LACQUER SHALLOW CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
    MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
    Both the interchangeable cover and the box well carved with a scene of a luohan reserved against a diaper ground, one seated holding a fly whisk beside rocks on which rests his bowl, his woven shoes on the ground before him, the other seated leaning against books, with a toad in his lap and holding prayer beads in his left hand, black lacquer interior
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Y.K. Ma, Hong Kong, 1979.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PHILIP WOOD, SAN FRANCISCO