• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 232

    A TIXI CINNABAR LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER

    MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TIXI CINNABAR LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
    MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
    The upper surface and sides of the cover deeply carved through alternating layers of black, red and yellow lacquer with ruyi scrolls
    4¼ in. (11.3 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Purchased from Spink and Son Ltd., London, in November 1999.