London, South Kensington
29 March 2007
A Chinese cinquefoil carved red lacquer box and cover, 19th century
the exterior decorated with a densely carved design of interlocking prunus branches between plain borders, with a band of petals above the short foot, the interior black lacquered, all mounted on copper, impressed Qianlong sealmark -- 7½in. (18.4cm.) diam.
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