• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 210

    A RECTANGULAR TIXI LACQUER TRAY, 18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER

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    A RECTANGULAR TIXI LACQUER TRAY, 18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER
    carved through the black and red lacquer layers with three pairs of ruyi heads within a cartouche of scrolling design -- 14 3/8in. (36.5cm.) long.


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    Exhibited by the Oriental Ceramic Society, The Chinese Scholar's Desk 17th to 18th Century, An Exhibition held in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Oct 1st- Oct 31st 1979, p. 10, no. 41.

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Lh 36); acquired from Sotheby's, prior to 1979.