• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1982

    A SET OF SIX MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID LACQUER TRAYS

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF SIX MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID LACQUER TRAYS
    QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    The square trays with indented corners, each decorated with carved iridescent mother-of-pearl inlaid against a black lacquer ground, the interior depicting different scenes from the the classical novel 'Romance of the Western Chamber', depicting figures in an interior or garden landscape settings, the underside inlaid with a poetic inscription
    4 5/8 in. (11.6 cm.) square, Japanese wood box (6)


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