• 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 1185

    A RARE CARVED RED LACQUER LOBED HEXAGONAL FOUR-TIERED BOX AND COVER

    16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RARE CARVED RED LACQUER LOBED HEXAGONAL FOUR-TIERED BOX AND COVER
    16TH CENTURY
    The cover carved with a scholar seated in a waterside pavilion as he watches ducks swimming nearby, the sides of the cover and tiers carved through the red lacquer to an ochre ground with chrysathemum scroll
    6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high, box, cloth pouch


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    Provenance

    Acquired circa 1960s-1974, and thence by descent within the family.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JAMES H. KELLEY