6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
TWO CINNABAR LACQUER BOXES AND COVERS, 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY
comprising a cylindrical box formed of two tiers, decorated to the cover with three boys at play beneath pine, the sides of the box with bands of flowering and leafing lotus; and a small double sided paste box comprising a seated scholar with attendant, with two scholars playing weiqi to the reverse side -- the first, 2 5/8in. (6.5cm.) wide. (2)
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