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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 476

    A Chinese erotic bamboo verneered games box

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Chinese erotic bamboo verneered games box
    Late 19th Century
    Containing eight rectangular wood plaques decorated with bamboo-verneered erotic scenes, the reverse with each a seal mark, respecively Chun (spring), xia (summer), qiu (autumn), dong (winter), shou, fu (geluk), lu (prosperity) and xi (blessing by the gods), the box decorated with two seated scholars in a garden and inscribed Tushufu (study treasury)
    the cards 9.7 x 6.7 cm.


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