3 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
A LARGE LACQUER 'NINE DRAGON' BOX AND COVER
QIANLONG/JIAQING PERIOD, CIRCA 1800
Of high domed round shape on a short straight foot, carved to both sections with nine sinuous writhing scaly dragons chasing flaming pearls amongst foaming waves, above key-fret to the foot, the lacquer of a dark reddish-brown tone
11 3/8 in. (28.8 cm.) diam.
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