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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1789

    A RARE CARVED BLACK TIXI LACQUER TRAY

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    A RARE CARVED BLACK TIXI LACQUER TRAY
    MING DYNASTY, 14TH/15TH CENTURY

    The elongated rectangular tray with indented corners, well carved through layer of black and red lacquer with concentric band of ruyi, on both interior and exterior sides, the base with black lacquer and two maker's marks inscribed in red lacquer
    14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm.) long, box


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    The inscription on the box for the present lot states that it was a gift of the Japanese royal family.