• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 358

    A CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    Lacquer from the Collection of Derek Clifford, Spink London, 1999, no.26.