• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1206

    A MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND HARDSTONE-INLAID ZITAN RECTANGULAR BOX

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND HARDSTONE-INLAID ZITAN RECTANGULAR BOX
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    The top finely inlaid with two birds perched on flowering branches of crab apple flanking a stem of white and ivory-colored roses, with beaded edge, and bands of silver-wire key fret at the rims, with brass hinges and lock plate
    5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high, 15 in. (38 cm.) long, 8½ in. (21.6 c.m) deep


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    Provenance

    Acquired in 1988.