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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 86

    A ZITAN CARVED DOUBLE-GOURD DISPLAY BOX

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ZITAN CARVED DOUBLE-GOURD DISPLAY BOX
    18TH CENTURY
    The frame carved to the side in relief with a lotus and carnation scroll with meandering foliage, the back painted and gilt lacquered with two auspicious characters amongst bats and cloud scrolls, the interior deeply carved and pierced with various figures and birds beside pavilions and terraced gardens in a tree-lined mountainous landscape with flowing rivers
    15¼ in. (38.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's London, 24 April 1987, lot 188
    Sotheby's Hong Kong, 16-17 November 1988, lot 266