• 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 1191

    A PAIR OF CARVED LACQUER PLANT AND FRUIT-FORM BOXES

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CARVED LACQUER PLANT AND FRUIT-FORM BOXES
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Each box with a shape conforming to the decoration carved on the top of the cover - a lotus plant on one and a branch of Buddha's Hand citron on the other, each with painted or lacquered details, and reserved on a diaper ground, with cell diaper sides, interior and base lacquered black
    4½ and 4¼ in. (11.4 and 10.8 cm.) long, fitted box (2)


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    Provenance

    American Consul General to China, acquired in 1915.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PHILIP WOOD, SAN FRANCISCO