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    Sale 5101

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    9 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 69

    Three cinnabar lacquer circular boxes and covers, 19th century

    Price Realised  

    Three cinnabar lacquer circular boxes and covers, 19th century
    the first, carved at the top with scholars amidst rockwork under a willow tree framed by a key-fret border and petal panels also around the foot, the sides with cartouches carved with lotus, peony, prunus, chrysanthemum and hibiscus sprays reserved on a foliate floral ground; the second and third, similarly carved at the top with scholars and attendants in a mountainous river landscape, the sides with floral cartouches reserved on a leiwen ground, with key-fret borders around the top and the foot -- the largest 10 1/8in. (25.7cm.) diam. (3)


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