12 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,375
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A Chinese Cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover, Jiaqing (1796-1820)
carved to the centre with boys playing ball games within fenced gardens before pine trees and distant hills, bordered by a concentric panel of fruiting peach branches and outer panels of large flowering peony and foliage -- 6 5/8in. (16.8cm.) wide.
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