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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1801

    A VERY RARE CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER WALKING STICK

    Price Realised  

    A VERY RARE CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER WALKING STICK
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    The tapered cane carved to the uppermost section with a peonies, roses and narcissus growing from behind ornamental rockwork with a pair of butterfly in flight reserved red on a diaper ground, flanked by classic borders and above stiff plantain leaves and an extensive section decorated with interlinking wan emblems above a shorter section with interlinked cash motif terminating in a metal bound point
    34 1/4 in. (87 cm.) long, Japanese wood box


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    Provenance

    A Japanese private collector