6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 938
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER, 19TH CENTURY
the central roundel of the slightly domed cover carved with three scholars seated around a table amongst tall plantain branches, rockwork and pine, surrounded by bands of large flowering lotus blossoms on a square hatch ground -- 7 5/8in. (19.4cm.) diam.
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