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    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1903

    A SMALL CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER
    MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

    The metal bodied box and cover of domed form, finely carved to the top in deep relief with a peony branch in full bloom, the leaves and foliate petals incised for detail, the box with recessed base similarly decorated, all against a diaper-pattern ground, the interiors with black lacquer
    3¼ in. (8 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box


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