• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 239

    A FAN-SHAPED CARVED POLYCHROME CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)

    Price Realised  

    A FAN-SHAPED CARVED POLYCHROME CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
    Deeply and finely carved through the ochre, green and cinnabar layers with a seated luohan, wearing loosely draped robes beneath a pine tree in a rocky landscape, the sides of the box and cover with florets between interlocking scrolling motifs
    5 7/8 in. (16 cm.) wide


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