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    Sale 12548

    The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    5 April 2016, Hong Kong

  • Lot 169

    TWO CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER BOXES AND COVERS

    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

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    TWO CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER BOXES AND COVERS
    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    One is carved on the circular cover with lychee fruits hanging from leafy branches against a floral diaper ground, the pattern extending to the rounded sides. The other of square shape is carved with a butterfly hovering above a floral bloom, the sides of the box and cover crisply carved with keyfret pattern.
    Largest: 2 1/4 in. (6 cm.) wide, Japanese wood box


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