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    Sale 5364

    Christie's Interiors

    2 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 65

    A CHINESE BLACK AND RED TIXI LACQUER STEM CUP

    16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE BLACK AND RED TIXI LACQUER STEM CUP
    16TH CENTURY
    The exterior carved on the sides through layers of well-defined black and red lacquer with ruyi scrolls, the stem with a triangular blade pattern, the interior metal lined, Japanese wood box and cover
    3 5/8in. (9.2cm.) diam.


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