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A BOXWOOD THREE-TIERED LOZENGE-FORM BOX AND COVER
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A BOXWOOD THREE-TIERED LOZENGE-FORM BOX AND COVER

QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

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A BOXWOOD THREE-TIERED LOZENGE-FORM BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
The top and bottom tiers of the box are finely carved to the sides with a band of lotus scrolls, framing the wider middle tier which is carved with a floral diaper ground. The top of the cover is carved with an intricate network of lotus scrolls growing from leafy scrolling foliage.
9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) wide
Provenance
With Peter Boode, London label to the base.
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