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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 208

    TWO SIMILAR QIANGJIN AND TIANQI LACQUER FOLIATE RIMMED BOXES AND COVERS, 18TH CENTURY

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    TWO SIMILAR QIANGJIN AND TIANQI LACQUER FOLIATE RIMMED BOXES AND COVERS, 18TH CENTURY
    with wide flattened lobed and foliate rims and domed covers, decorated in green and red lacquer on a brown ground with gilt infilled incised detailing, with bats alternating with stylised lotus blossoms and qing, jade musical stones hanging from bat bead pendants between arch formed scrolling clouds -- 5 7/8in. (15cm.) wide. (2)


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