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    Sale 5101

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    9 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    A Chinese circular cinnabar lacquer 'dragon' box and cover, early 19th century

    Price Realised  

    A Chinese circular cinnabar lacquer 'dragon' box and cover, early 19th century
    the domed cover carved in relief with a writhing five-clawed dragon pursuing the flaming pearl amidst crashing waves, above two pairs of dragons chasing flaming pearls on the sides of the box and cover, with a chrysanthemum lappet band above the foot carved with a key-fret border, the interior and underside black lacquered -- 6¼in. (15.8cm.) diam.


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