• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 261

    A SMALL TWO-COLOUR LACQUER BOX AND COVER

    LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL TWO-COLOUR LACQUER BOX AND COVER
    LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
    Carved in relief to both sections with large peony blooms borne of leafy stems with further smaller blossoms, the attractive orange-red lacquer on an ochre ground
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    The Clive D. Collins Collection


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY