22 - 23 March 2012
A THREE-TIERED HUANGHUALI PICNIC BOX, TIHE
Of rectangular form, comprising a cover and three trays set on a base frame flanked by standing spandrels joined at the top with a humpbacked handle, the cover with corner ruyi-head mounts and opening to reveal a shallow fitted inner tray, the edge of the cover, base frame, trays and handle reinforced by metal mounts
9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high, 14 in. (35.6 cm.) wide, 7½ in. (19.1 cm.) deep
Acquired in Hong Kong in 1987.
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Two similar huanghuali stacking picnic boxes, although each with two tiers, were sold in these rooms, 24-25 March 2011, lot 1390, and 15-16 September 2011, lot 1276.
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