• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 238

    A RARE THREE-COLOUR LACQUER OCTAGONAL BOX AND COVER

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE THREE-COLOUR LACQUER OCTAGONAL BOX AND COVER
    18TH CENTURY
    The top finely carved with a central 'crane' roundel surrounded by fruiting sprigs of pomegranate, peach and finger citron, the corners with pine and prunus branches, all reserved on a buff yellow diaper ground, the interior with a fitted tray divided into nine compartments
    8 in. (20.4 cm.) wide


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