• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 544

    A CHINESE LACQUERED PAPIER MACHE 'DUCK' BOX AND COVER

    19TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A CHINESE LACQUERED PAPIER MACHE 'DUCK' BOX AND COVER
    19TH CENTURY
    The two-handled quatrefoil bowl incised with calligraphy in archaic script, and the cover modelled as a recumbent duck with hardstone and glass insets; together with a Chinese turquoise-glazed mythical beast (qilin), late 19th Century; a painted lacquer peach-shaped box; and two bronze okimono (sculptural ornament) of carp, Meiji period, late 19th-early 20th century
    the first - 9½ in. (24 cm.) wide (6)


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