6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER, 18TH CENTURY
modelled in the form of a basket, a bird seated in its centre and issuing flowering peony, prunus and fruiting lychee, the sides of the box in a wan key-fret ground, with gilded interior -- 4in. (10.2cm.) wide.
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