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    Sale 12555

    The Imperial Sale / Important Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    1 June 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 3413

    A CINNABAR LACQUER 'CHICKEN' BOX AND COVER

    MING DYNASTY, 15TH CENTURY

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    A CINNABAR LACQUER 'CHICKEN' BOX AND COVER
    MING DYNASTY, 15TH CENTURY
    The cover is finely carved to the top with a chicken and chicks amongst rocks and foliage. The sides of the boxes are well-detailed in high relief with a band enclosing flower blossoms. The base and interiors are lacquered black.
    2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm.) diam., box


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