• Lot 302

    A cinnaber red lacquer large circular box and cover

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A cinnaber red lacquer large circular box and cover
    19th Century
    Carved deeply through the lacquer with a roundel of three dragons coiling around the 'flaming' pearl against a ground of turbulent waves, the sides of the cover and base decorated with two broad bands of meandering peony and foliage interspersed with phoenix on an incised keyfret-pattern ground, minor damage
    31.5 cm. diam.


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of Prinzessin Sybilla von Hessen.


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