• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5944

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    10 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 96

    A CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER, 18TH CENTURY
    of quatrefoil form, carved in relief with scholars seated before a low desk and working within a fenced garden amongst overhanging trees and before distant mountains, the sides with borders of hexagonal foliate key-fret motifs -- 5 1/8in (13cm.) wide.


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