• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1202

    A TWO-TIERED ZITAN PICNIC BOX, TIHE

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A TWO-TIERED ZITAN PICNIC BOX, TIHE
    19TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, comprising a narrow cover and two trays, one with a smaller fitted inner tray, set on a base frame flanked by standing spandrels carved in openwork, joined at the top by a humpback handle, the cover, base frame, trays and handle reinforced by brass mounts formed as ruyi heads on each corner of the cover
    9 13/16 in. (24.9 cm.) high, 14½ in. (36.8 cm.) wide, 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Hong Kong in 1985.