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    Sale 5101

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    9 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 67

    A mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer four-tiered box and cover, 16th century

    Price Realised  

    A mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer four-tiered box and cover, 16th century
    of long rectangular form inlaid in mother-of-pearl to the cover with a scholar and two attendants surrounded by rockwork and foliage beneath a partially clouded sky, decorated to the side of each tier with a small stylised flowerhead issuing vertical branches of foliage -- 9½in. (24.2cm.) wide, fitted wood base.


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